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RN or Social Worker - Discharge Planning - Day shift

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Macon, GA, United States
Job ID: 9078
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 12011053141601-Patient Access
Location: 0200

Overview

The Care Navigator-Acute coordinates and supports the providers and multidisciplinary team in facilitating patient care, providing ongoing care management services during an acute-care admission as well as continued follow up with the objective of enhancing the quality of clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction while managing the cost of care.  The Care Navigator also provides utilization management, clinical documentation integrity, discharge planning and post-acute care needs assessment and acts as a liaison for utilization management and clinical documentation improvement. The Care Navigator is accountable for designated unit-based patient cases and plans effectively in order to meet patient needs, manage the length of stay via monitoring and coordination of care pathways and promote efficient utilization of resources.   

What you will need: 

  • Registered Nurse: 
    • Completion of an accredited nursing educational program with a current registered nursing Georgia license, BSN preferred.
    • RN must have current Georgia Nursing License
    • Certification in Care/Case Management preferred.
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  • Social Worker:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Master’s preferred.
  • Three (3) years recent experience in acute care hospital setting, home health, case management, discharge planning or care management. Experience as a Care Manager preferred.  Experience with IT solutions such as electronic health record, learning management or disease/care management systems a plus.
  • Registered Nurse preferred