Travel/Interim RN Case Manager

in Healthcare Contract

Job Detail

  • Experience Level Mid Level
  • Degree Type Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
  • Employment Temporary
  • Salary Type Hourly
  • Industry Hospital
  • Selling Points

    Dynamic role that offers the opportunity to apply your clinical expertise in diverse healthcare settings, providing comprehensive case management services and ensuring continuity of care for patients.

Job Description

Summary:

The Travel/RN Case Manager is a healthcare professional who provides case management services on a temporary basis in various healthcare settings. This position involves traveling to different locations to support patients and coordinate their care across the continuum. The primary responsibility of the Travel/RN Case Manager is to assess patient needs, develop and implement care plans, and ensure the efficient and effective utilization of resources. This role requires strong clinical expertise, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work autonomously in diverse environments.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive assessments of patients' medical, psychosocial, and functional needs.
  • Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to develop individualized care plans based on the assessment findings.
  • Establish goals, interventions, and timelines to facilitate the patient's recovery and ensure continuity of care.
  • Coordinate and facilitate appropriate healthcare services, including medical treatments, therapies, and consultations.
  • Advocate for patients' needs and ensure timely access to necessary resources and interventions.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the care plan and make adjustments as needed.
  • Provide education to patients and their families on their medical conditions, treatment options, and self-care strategies.
  • Promote patient engagement and empowerment by encouraging active participation in the care process.
  • Facilitate referrals to community resources and support groups for ongoing support and self-management.
  • Collaborate with the healthcare team to plan and coordinate safe and appropriate discharges.
  • Arrange post-discharge services, such as home health, durable medical equipment, and medication management.
  • Ensure effective communication and handoff of information to the next level of care providers.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation of assessments, care plans, and interventions.
  • Enter data into electronic health records or case management systems as required.
  • Generate reports and communicate patient progress and outcomes to the healthcare team and stakeholders.
  • Adhere to regulatory and accreditation standards, as well as organizational policies and procedures.
  • Participate in quality improvement initiatives and contribute to the development of best practices.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, evidence-based practices, and changes in healthcare regulations.

Qualifications:

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license in the respective jurisdiction.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in case management or care coordination, preferably in various healthcare settings.
  • Strong clinical knowledge and understanding of medical conditions, treatments, and care transitions.
  • Familiarity with utilization management, discharge planning, and healthcare reimbursement systems.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and advocacy skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously and adapt to different work environments.
  • Proficiency in using electronic health records and case management software.
  • Strong organizational and time management abilities.
  • Willingness to travel and work on a temporary basis.

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