$80K — $100K *
Be part of an exceptional health care experience. Join the inspired, passionate team at Lehigh Valley Health Network, a nationally recognized, forward-thinking organization offering plenty of opportunity to do great work.
LVHN has been ranked among the "Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report for 22 consecutive years. We're a Magnet(tm) Hospital, having been honored four times with the American Nurses Credentialing Center's prestigious distinction for nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes. Finally, Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest, Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg and Lehigh Valley Hospital - Pocono each received an 'A' grade on the Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group for spring 2018, the highest grade in patient safety. These recognitions highlight LVHN's commitment to teamwork, compassion, and technology with an unrelenting focus on delivering the best health care possible every day.
Whether you're considering your next career move or your first, you should consider Lehigh Valley Health Network.
Job Summary: The Care Manager serves as a Bachelor's level registered nurse care manager with responsibility for assessing, coordinating patient care, evaluating and updating the plan of care across the continuum utilizing accepted criteria and guidelines to manage and determine medical necessity of services provided. The RN Care Manager functions as a clinician, case manager, and educator to achieve optimal clinical and quality outcomes by effectively managing care and resources to reduce unnecessary utilization. Collaborates in the development and implementation of performance improvement activities.
Minimum Requirements: BSN Required; Significant care management experience in lieu of degree may be considered.
Five years experience in one of the following settings: care coordination, disease management, home health care, hospital or physician office setting.
Ability to work independently, setting priorities to coordinate care plan efficiently.Recognize the role of cultural, social, economic and behavioral factors in accessibility, availability, acceptability, and delivery of public health services, and respond to diverse needs that are a result of these differences. Incorporate strategies for interacting with persons from diverse backgrounds (e.g. cultural, socioeconomic, educational, racial, gender, age, ethnic, affiliation, mental and physical capabilities). Proven leadership skills. Effective communication skills (oral and written). Excellent customer service skills. Effective behavioral and educational strategies, including, but not limited to, motivational interviewing, teach-back method and self management support.
Preferred Qualifications: MSN Preferred.
Bilingual preferred, if defined population requires.
Licensure and Certifications: PA Registered Professional Nurse licensure.
Case Management Certification within 3 years of hire.;BSN
Influenza vaccination is required at most LVHN facilities for all colleagues with patient contact unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice, and is strongly encouraged for all colleagues. Applicants possessing a medical marijuana card will not be considered for safety sensitive positions.
Valid through: 5/13/2021