Community Healthcare System Lead Case Manager in East Chicago, Indiana
Lead Case Manager
Facility:St. Catherine Hospital
Shift:Days + Call
Job Details:Under the direction of the Director of Case Management/Social Services/Utilization Review, the Lead Case Manager is responsible for the daily planning, coordination and monitoring of care with the physician, nursing staff and other members of the health care team. The Lead Case Manager will coordinate the care and services of patients across the continuum of illness, i.e., monitor health care resources, participate in/coordinate discharge planning to provide continuity of care in the transition from acute hospital care to care within the community at the level of care appropriate. The Lead Case Manager will promote effective utilization and assume a leadership role with the interdisciplinary team to achieve optimal clinical outcomes and resource utilization.EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: • Graduate of accredited school of nursing; BSN preferred.• Current Indiana license.• Two years of management experience in a hospital or insurance environment.• Three years of recent clinical experience, and one year of recent case management experience.
HR Use Only:CB