Inpatient Nurse Case Manager

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Vidant Medical Center

Full Time

Regular

Summary

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties.  But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.

 Responsibilities

  •  The Inpatient Nurse Case Manager is responsible for coordination of the discharge plan through collaboration with the physician, the interdisciplinary team, the patient and family.
  • The Inpatient Nurse Case Manager facilitates the discharge plan with the underlying objective of enhancing the quality of patient care, optimizing clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction while managing the cost of care. In addition, the Inpatient Nurse Case Manager helps drive change by identifying areas where performance improvement is needed (e.g., day to day workflow, education, process improvements and patient satisfaction).
  • The Inpatient Nurse Case Manager is accountable for a designated patient caseload and plans effectively in order to meet patient needs, manage the length of stay, promote efficient utilization of resources and ensure a well organized and safe discharge plan is established for every patient.
  •  Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements 

  • Four year College Degree - BSN or applicants currently enrolled in BSN with graduation date scheduled
  • Current RN licensure in the State of NC or hold a Temporary License as a Registered Nurse in NC.
  • BSN in nursing from an accredited college or university required with 2 years clinical experience, MSN preferred.
  • Clinical experience in critical care areas preferred.
  • Evidence of leadership experience, e.g. charge nurse or primary nurse.
  • Evidence of at least one year of previous experience with case management, discharge planning or utilization management preferred.
  • CPR/BLS Certification: REQUIRED.

Other Information

  • Full-time: Hours 7:00am - 3:30pm

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

 

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