Georgia Employer CASE MANAGER in Savannah, Georgia
DESCRIPTION SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)SCHEDULE: Full-time Is your current role providing you the level of challenge and fulfillment you are looking for? If not, consider Memorial Health Medical Center in Savannah, GA. We invite you to learn more about the fantastic opportunity, who we are and how you can join our dynamic team. Memorial Health Medical Center is a 612-bed hospital in Savannah, Georgia. We opened our doors in 1955 and have evolved into the most advanced healthcare provider in the region. We are a regional referral center for heart care, cancer care, trauma care, children's care, high-risk pregnancies, and high-risk newborn care. Our hospital includes the region's only Level 1 trauma center, the region's only children's hospital. Memorial Health Medical Center has earned local, regional, and national honors. At Memorial Health, we are not content with business as usual. Our goal is to create a new standard for excellence that will not only serve our current patients, but also change the future of medicine. WE ARE SEARCHING FOR A CARE COORDINATORE/CASE MANAGER TO JOIN OUR CASE MANAGEMENT TEAM WITH PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY AND AUTHORITY FOR EVALUATING EACH OBSERVATION PATIENT FOR INPATIENT INTENSITY OF SERVICES PER INTERQUAL CRITERIA TO INCLUDE JUSTIFICATION FOR ADMISSION, EVALUATION OF CARE FOR APPROPRIATENESS FOR CONTINUED STAY, APPROPRIATENESS OF LEVEL OF CARE ORDERED, AND COMPLIANCE WITH THE DELIVERY OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES. THIS IS A FULL-TIME, DAY SHIFT POSITION WITH ROTATING WEEKEND COVERAGE. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: * Accountability for follow-up notification to ensure timely and ongoing authorizations when required for observation patients. * Responsible for the MIDAS Progression of Care documentation and case reviews every 4-6 hours and strong physician communication and collaboration via phone or in person several times per day in order to tightly manage patients in observation status. * Two years nursing experience in acute care setting, required * Case Management experience, preferred We are so excited to speak with you about this phenomenal opportunity. Apply to hear more. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.Employer's Job# 26960-8395Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.