At Stony Brook Medicine the TH Staff Associate, Boost RN Case Manager must have both hospital and transitional care experience. The Boost Project (Better Outcomes for Older adults through Safe Transitions) is directed at assessing and identifying adult hospitalized patients who may be at a high risk for readmission. The RN following these patients must have good clinical and communication skills to address the needs of the patient and caregiver throughout their hospital stay, with continued follow up at home or when transitioned from rehab.
Duties of a TH Staff Associate Level 4, Boost RN Case Manager in the Care Management Department may include the following but are not limited to:
Prior experience with Case Management or Utilization Management
Assesses potential new Boost patients and follows all readmitted patients in the ED or on the unit.
Understand levels of care including Inpatient, Observation, Emergency Room and Outpatient
Understand the importance of readmission prevention, LOS reduction
Knowledge of high-risk readmission criteria.
Understand insurance coverage and authorization
Effectively work with interdisciplinary team regarding transition of care including Case Managers, Social Workers, Pharmacists, Medical staff, Nursing, Physical Therapist, etc.
Active participation in rounds
Provide follow up care including appointments, authorization, medical contact, etc.
Coordinate communication with home care agencies and post-acute facilities
Knowledge of all components of BOOST and teach back method
Gather and document all necessary encounters with patient and/or patients family
Utilization community resources for patient
Documents all telephonic conversations
Computer literate in Excel, Graphs, Power Point, Work, Access, etc.
Track and trend data with analysis of information.
Actively involved in performance improvement activities including program development and improvement, data collection and analysis
Adheres to all State and Federal requirement, RN license, JACHO, CMS and DOH regulations
Maintain high level customer service
Bachelor Degree in Nursing
NY RN License
At least 5 years of Case Management Experience
Acute hospital experience
Courteous, professional, focus and good listening skills
Good Customer Service
Certified in Case Management, UM, Quality, Risk or MCG
Home Care experience
Special Notes : Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
Posting Overview : This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).
If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.
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All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.
This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
This function/position maybe designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.
Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:
Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*
Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).
Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
*The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination .
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Official Job Title: TH Staff Associate
Job Field: Other
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Managed Care-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 8:30am - 5:00pm Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Jun 4, 2021
Posting End Date: Sep 3, 2021, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL4
Internal Number: 2101858
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