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life care Care Manager (Registered Nurse/RN) $7,500 Sign-on Bonus in Kennewick, Washington

: Position Summary: The RN Care Manager is responsible for the coordination of the patient’s care and services. Promotes quality care using a collaborative process that coordinates, monitors, and evaluates services according to the needs of patients. Works together with the patient and family, care team, payers, and external entities to promote a safe transition from the facility to the next provider or care setting care team, payers, and external entities to promote a safe transition from the facility to the next provider or care setting in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards. Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements: * Nursing diploma (associate’s or bachelor’s degree in nursing) * Currently licensed/registered in applicable State. Must maintain an active Registered Nurse (RN) license in good standing throughout employment. * One (1) year of clinical experience in post acute care setting preferred * Prior case management, utilization review, and discharge planning experience preferred * Certified Case Manager (CCM) or Board Certification in Nursing Case Management (RN BC) preferred Specific Job Requirements: * Generate written communication that is clear, concise, and well organized * Excellent organizational skills and be efficient in prioritizing and managing time and assignments * Contribute to the organization’s goals and objectives and support the organizational strategic plans * Expert knowledge in field of practice * Make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action * Knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility * Implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department * Perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation * Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc. * Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information * Understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures * Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care’s Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training Essential Functions: * Demonstrate efficient use of relevant computer systems including but not limited to the ability to enter and retrieve data * Serve as liaison to external case managers, family, physicians, and community resources * Train and education patients, families, associates, and other providers of care * Implement the standards of practice for care management, ethical performance, and functions relevant to coordination of care * Exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients * Assist in the evacuation of patients * Demonstrate dependable, regular attendance * Concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment * Communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team * Sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours * Read, write, speak, and understand the English language An Equal Opportunity Employer

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