Case Manager-RN
Orange Regional Medical Center
Middletown, NY, US
3d ago

Overview

Orange Regional Medical Center (ORMC), is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization. Formed by the merger of Arden Hill Hospital and Horton Medical Center, Orange Regional moved the two campuses into a new, single-

site, state-of-the-art facility on August 5, 2011. At that time, it was the first new hospital built in New York State in over 20 years.

Orange Regional features seven floors of state-of-the-art technology and provides 383 beds and employs over 2,400 healthcare professionals.

Most recently, Orange Regional opened a new cancer center and a new five-story Outpatient Services building on the main campus, featuring Orange Regional Medical Group with primary care and specialty physicians, urgent care, outpatient surgical and diagnostic services and more.

Orange Regional is a designated Magnet hospital recognizing excellence in Nursing. Only 6 percent of hospitals nation-wide are designated by the Magnet Recognition Program.

Also, Orange Regional’s Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system has achieved Stage 7; the highest level on HIMSS Analytics’ EMR adoption model which is used to track EMR progress at hospitals and health systems.

Only 4.2 percent of the more than 5,400 U.S. hospitals received the Stage 7 Award. Orange Regional has also been named among the 100 best Hospitals nationally for cardiac intervention by Healthgrades.

Responsibilities

The RN Case Manager actively coordinates the care of patients through a multi-disciplinary approach that focuses on the continuity of care from pre-

hospital admission to post-hospital discharge. The RN, Case Manager, completes an initial assessment of patient’s physical, cognitive, living arrangements and supportive system status and needs then makes referrals to hospital base and community base resources as appropriate.

In collaboration with Social Workers, RN Case Management coordinates all discharge planning activities with active involvement of patient representative, Medical Staff, Nursing Staff, and other disciplines as needed which will ensure that an appropriate safe discharge plan is implemented.

Case Managers are also responsible for reviewing all medical records daily to ensure appropriateness of level care and patient status and assist in expediting care / treatment while closely monitoring length of stay in a coordinated effort the Case Manager, Medical Staff, Nursing Staff, and other disciplines as required.

Qualifications

Minimum Education / Required Certification :

RN with current NYS License, CCM preferred / or eligible to sit for CCM exam 2 years from date of hire. Prior healthcare experienced preferred.

Minimum Experience :

A ) Must be able to communicate and collaborate / cooperate with other team members, payors and community agencies while maintaining and promoting positive relationships, using diplomacy, tact, assertion and compassion.

B) Highly developed verbal and written communication skills. Ability to communicate with a wide range of individuals and groups, and work independently.

Must have good organizational skills, judgment, safety awareness, problem solving, and time management skills. Requires knowledge of community resources, third party payors, and reviewing agencies.

Physical Demands : Minimal physical demands-walking, standing, sitting, daily data entry. Able to manage multiple priorities and fast pace environment.

Working Conditions : Normal hospital setting. Duties are performed indoors, with walking, standing, sitting and daily computer data entry.

Requires flexibility in dealing with rapid activity schedules and time constraints under stressful situations. Minimal physical demands.

Direct patient contact per interview and patient physical assessment.

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