Travel Case Management Nurse - Case Manager - (CM RN)
- Sep 08, 2017
- Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
13100819 Job Description & Requirements
Case Management Nurse - Case Manager - (CM RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 D Pay Rate: $39.00 - 41.00
Close against the Canadian border, Bellingham combines the appeal of small-town life with easy access to two of the Northwest's most exciting cities- Seattle (90 miles south) and Vancouver, B.C. (60 miles north). Approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest.
This facility earned DNV Healthcare's Certificate of Accreditation, demonstrating its commitment to safety and quality care. It also received an Achievement Level Award from the Washington State Quality Award. It is based on an assessment of overall organizational performance against the demanding Criteria for Performance Excellence, which is the basis for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.
The role of the case management nurse is to coordinate continuity of care for patients often as a liason between the patient’s family and healthcare organization, ensuring that the proper treatment is administered at the appropriate time to maximize health and well-being while also minimizing the need for hospitalization. The CM RN strives to promote self-managed care and the use of healthcare resources in the most cost-effective way possible, working with patients of all ages and conditions, but primarily focusing on a specific population, such as children, families, the elderly, HIV/AIDS, acute care, or other specialties. Work is administered in a variety of settings, including HMOs, community health organizations, long-term care facilities, behavioral health programs, rehabilitation centers, schools, and case management companies.
Applying Interqual criteria to admissions, concurrently and in discharge readiness determinations
The skills needed would be Utilization Review in the acute care setting, Interqual trained and experience with Epic.
Minimum of two years of clinical nursing experience in an acute care hospital; equivalent skilled nursing facility, outpatient case management, home health or hospice experience may be considered.
About the Facility
This 233-bed hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, with its pulmonology and diabetes / endocrinology specialties rated as "high performing" by U.S. News & World Report. Surgical care, cancer diagnosis and treatment, cardiovascular care, and many other specialties are also offered.
Framed by towering Mt. Baker, Bellingham offers the best in skiing, snowboarding, arts, culture and charming neighborhoods. Whether you like to spend your time at festivals and museums or prefer adventurous outdoor activities, Bellingham offers plenty of options. Miles of trails, scenic coastal inlets and plenty of green landscape characterize this northern Washington city.
Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:
- Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
- Medical plans with dental and vision
- Complimentary, high-quality private housing
- 401(k) and flex spending options
- Life insurance
- Accident and short-term disability coverage
- Free continuing education (CE) courses
- Travel allowances
- Guaranteed pay program
- Tuition discount program
- Referral bonuses
About the Company
Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation's top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.
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