Nurse Case Manager I

  • R-0000002846
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Nursing
  • Nursing/Advanced Practice Provider/Therapist
  • Full Time

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Entity

Medical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type​

Regular

Department

CC000246 MUHA | CHS - Administration - Case Managementÿ

Pay Rate Type

Salary

Pay Grade

Health-28

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Work Shift

Job Description Summary

The Nurse Case Manager (NCM) I reports to the Manager of Case Management and Care Transitions. Under guidance of the Nurse Case Manager Team Leader, the Nurse Case Manager I functions as a member of the clinical  team. This role coordinates a plan of care to achieve clinical outcomes and promotes a safe and timely discharge. This position manages the plan of care throughout the care continuum to ensure the efficient movement of the patient through the hospital system. The Nurse Case Manager I serves as a clinical expert related to discharge planning, resource utilization, and case management.

Job Description

Coordinates the overall interdisciplinary plan of care for patients, from admission to discharge. Monitors care and acts as a liaison between patient/family, healthcare personnel, and insurers. Evaluates the needs of the patient, the resources available, and recommends and facilitates the plan for the best outcome. Develops a discharge plan that provides the best available resources to meet ongoing patient needs and that encourages compliance with medical advice. Identifies patient care issues and suggests revisions to or new clinical pathways to improve quality of care. May also be responsible for conducting utilization reviews.

Additional Job Description

Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing and three years work experience as a Registered Nurse required.  Prior leadership experience preferred. One year of case management and/or utilization review work experience preferred. Case Management certification preferred. Staff hired prior to July 1, 2013, will be grandfathered in regards to education requirement. 

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Licensure as a registered nurse by the state of South Carolina or compact state required.  Current Basic Life Support (BLS) or ACLS required, either a certification from an American Heart Association (AHA) BLS for Healthcare Providers (or AHA recognized equivalent) or an American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider. 

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The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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