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OUTPATIENT CARE MANAGER - FT
This position is: Full Time
Position Location: Iberia Medical Center

Manages complex patients that qualify for Outpatient Care Management Program.Utilizes the Care Management process to assess the health care needs of the patients, implement a treatment plan in collaboration with the PCP team and the other providers involved in the patients care.This job is embedded in the IMC Care Management Department while working with IMC Physician Practices as well as other Preferred Post-Acute Partners and other agencies in the community. Focuses on those patients identified as BPCI-A participants, those identified at high risk for readmission, and other patients identified thru IMC Physician Practices.

When needed, the OP Nurse Care Manager will participate with the in-house CM Department.

Responsible for the coordination of services through the continuum of care that balances the delivery of quality patient care with the cost-effective utilization of resources.†† Supports collaboration and communication of patient/family and entire healthcare team regarding the patientís plan of care and continued needs post-discharge and facilitates those services required.

Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. EDUCATION

    Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing with a current license as an RN/LPN in the state of Louisiana.

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  2. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

    Case management experience preferred.

  3. JOB KNOWLEDGE

    Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively communicate with patients and family members to ensure every effort is directed toward helping them develop an adequate continuing care plan in preparation for discharge.

    Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals.

    Excellent knowledge of managed care, CMS, Medicaid and other regulatory standards/requirements.Knowledge and experience in using community resources and other resources to facilitate the patients care throughout the care continuum.

    Must have computer skills required for data entry and retrieval of patients information.

    Demonstrates good judgement.


 

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