*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.
Primary Function The RN Care Manager (RN CM) performs utilization management, case management and discharge planning activities for acute care, and/or extended care patients including ambulatory and emergency department patients. The RN Care Manager works with the patient health care teams to assess patients transition/discharge planning needs, actively prevent unnecessary admissions/readmissions, and facilitate timely transitions/discharges. Job Qualifications and Specifications Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with an active, unrestricted Rhode Island RN license. Bachelors degree in nursing strongly preferred, masters in health related field preferred. Minimum of 2 years of recent acute care experience. Demonstrates recent knowledge of case management, utilization review, quality assurance and third party payer regulations. Experience must demonstrate high level of interpersonal skills, both oral and written, analytical skills, leadership abilities and effectiveness with a team environment. Certification in case management e.g. CCM or ACM. Membership and active participation in a professional organization desirable, e.g. CMSA, ACMA. Knowledge of community resources highly desirable.Every other weekend required Case Management Hospital experience required!