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Job Title: Case Manager

Company: MidHudson Regional Hospital

City/State: Poughkeepsie, NY

Category: Nursing/Nursing Management

Department: Case Management

Position: Full Time

Hours: 8-4:30pm

Shift: Day

Req #: 24450

Job Details:

The Case Manager assures timely, resource-effective transition planning, with respect for the patient and family as individuals within their psychosocial and cultural framework. Across the continuum of care, the Case Manager coordinates the planning of post-discharge services by collaborating with patients and their families, physicians, other members of the health care team, and representatives of payers and community agencies/facilities. The Case Manager assesses the psychosocial and clinical situation, assists patients and families in engaging in the discharge plan, accesses services, advocates for patients, and explores all possible options in order to achieve the highest quality clinical outcomes with the most cost effective and timely use of available resources.

Experience:

3 – 5 years relevant experience working with complex medical and psychosocial situations. Knowledge of community resources, insurance and publicly funded programs. Education and Training: RN or MSW, with relevant experience as described above. If RN, BSN preferred. If MSW, LCSW preferred, or LCSW in preparation License, Certification, and Registration: NYS license in either nursing or social work. Certification in PRI desired. Other Requirements: Knowledge of community agencies and resources. Computer literacy. Ability to function effectively in a challenging environment, with simultaneous attention to multiple complex tasks. Capability to deal supportively with patients, families and staff in stressful situations, while maintaining a focus on the importance of timely discharge planning. Demonstrates competency to advocate, within the hospital and within the community, to overcome obstacles,offering aneffective and timely implementation of the discharge plan. Able to communicate effectively with individuals and groups through oral and written communication skills and documentation in the medical record.

About Us:

MidHudson Regional Hospital

MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, NY, is home to the mid-Hudson Valley’s most advanced healthcare services. This 243-bed facility cares for more than 10,000 inpatients annually while performing an additional 325,000 outpatient procedures each year. MidHudson Regional Hospital operates the area’s only Level II trauma center, is home to the Redl Center for Cancer Care and Center for Robotic Surgery, and is a destination hospital for patients with serious illnesses and injuries.