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Inpatient Case Manager (RN)

at Family Physicians Group

Posted: 8/24/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: a7106311-9b83-45df-8a7b-5afe63aeaa79
Keywords: hospital, patient

Job Description

The Inpatient Case Manager follows the patient’s progress as they move toward the discharge process and assists with the Transition of Care. (i.e. to other care facility or home setting). The position works closely with Health Plan Case Managers to assure the patient is discharged to the appropriate level of care.

Essential Functions and Duties

  • Functions as a link between Hospitalist groups/ Hospital teams and FPG physicians for communication issues. Provide a trusted connection from their doctor’s office to help guide appropriate transition of care inside the hospital setting

  • Ensure patient and family understands discharge instructions

  • Coordinate with Complex Case Manager to ensure patient attends PCP follow up visit

  • Assist with any additional care services or DME needs

Perform case management engagement duties, such as:

  • Coordinating care with consultants while hospitalized

  • Assure patient transition of care to the next appropriate level

  • Advanced care planning

  • Long-term care patient placement

  • Family conferences to discuss plan of care

  • May cover LTAC and SNF on request

  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Requirements

  • Current State of Florida Registered Nurse

  • Case Management experience a plus

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to effectively present information in one-one and small group situations to clients and other employees of the organization

  • Excellent written/ verbal communication skills

  • Strong Organizational skills

  • Able to work with a sense of urgency

  • Strong prioritization skills

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and/or sit for extended period of time; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift, push, pull and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

disabilities to perform the essential functions.

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

Family Physicians Group is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.