Life Care Center of Westminster

RN Case Manager

Westminster, CO

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RN Case Manager
Life Care Center of Westminster

Position type: Full-time

Position Summary
The RN Case Manager is responsible for the coordination of the patient's care and services. Promotes quality care using a collaborative process that coordinates, monitors, and evaluates services according to the needs of patients. Works together with the patient and family, care team, payers, and external entities to promote a safe transition from the facility to the next provider or care setting in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements

  • Must possess a nursing diploma (associate's or bachelor's degree in nursing)
  • Must be currently licensed/registered in applicable State. Must maintain an active Registered Nurse (RN) license in good standing throughout employment.
  • One (1) year of clinical experience in post-acute care setting preferred
  • Prior case management, utilization review, and discharge planning experience preferred
  • Certified Case Manager (CCM) or Board Certification in Nursing Case Management (RN-BC) preferred

Specific Job Requirements

  • Must be able to generate written communication that is clear, concise, and well-organized
  • Must have excellent organizational skills and be efficient in prioritizing and managing time and assignments
  • Must contribute to the organization's goals and objectives and support the organizational strategic plans
  • Must have expert knowledge in field of practice
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
  • Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post-acute care facility
  • Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
  • Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: general manager duties, patient rights, and safety and sanitation
  • Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
  • Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
  • Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care's Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training

Essential Functions

  • Must be able to demonstrate efficient use of relevant computer systems including but not limited to the ability to enter and retrieve data
  • Must be able to serve as liaison to external case managers, family, physicians, and community resources
  • Must have the ability to train and education patients, families, associates, and other providers of care
  • Must implement the standards of practice for care management, ethical performance, and functions relevant to coordination of care
  • Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients
  • Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients
  • Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
  • Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
  • Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
  • Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

Benefits for Full-Time Associates

  • medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability coverage
  • 401(k)
  • paid vacation, sick days and holidays

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer

LCAD 103627

Westminster, CO

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