ED Case Manager
Department: Case Management
Shift: 1st Shift
It is the mission of Graham Health System to provide compassionate, quality health services, in a responsible and charitable manner, to the people and communities we serve. We are the community’s choice for an exceptional healthcare experience. Graham Health System is seeking a great applicant to join our team. Graham Health System offers a great team atmosphere with multiple benefits.
The Emergency Department Case Manager enhances cost-effective use of resources by identifying patient needs and initiating/facilitating discharge planning to encourage timely patient throughput through the healthcare system and/or to the post-hospital setting. The case manager must have in depth knowledge of system, required processes, community resources and mechanisms for accessing referral agencies. The case manager is responsible for communicating with external agencies to provide referrals information for a smooth transition from hospital to the post-hospital setting. This includes communication with other health care agencies and payer sources. This position reports to the Director of Utilization Review.
Must be graduate of accredited nursing program and be a currently licensed, registered or licensed practical nurse in the State of Illinois. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred. Minimum of two years healthcare experience required. Must have excellent human relations and oral/written communication skills. Case Management, emergency room nursing experience or discharge planning preferred.