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Upper Chesapeake Health Nurse Case Manager - Population Health in Bel Air, Maryland

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Provides Care Coordination and discharge planning services for all inpatients accessing care through the Univ. of Md. Upper Chesapeake Health. Completes psychosocial assessments, assists with treatment planning, monitors patient progress, facilitates patient and family meetings, and coordinates and implements discharge services. Screens patients to identify anticipated needs, interacts with patients and families, so that a safe and timely care plan is achieved. Coordinates and implements discharge and post-acute services for inpatient caseload. Position requires coverage on holidays and on back- up call system on weekends. May interact with clients or customers ranging in age from newborn to geriatric.

Education & Training: Currently licensed as an RN in the State of Maryland. Associate's degree or diploma in Nursing required. Completion of a Bachelor's of Science degree in Nursing preferred.

Work Orientation & Experience: Acute care nursing experience required. Inpatient or Outpatient care experience required. Case Management experience preferred.

Skills & Abilities: Demonstrate skill in a) clinical case management; b) performing complete assessments; c) effective critical thinking skills both written and oral; and d) age appropriate interpersonal interactions (patients may range from newborn to geriatric adult.) Ability to a) communicate and collaborate effectively with both internal and external customers (colleagues, Medical Staff, liaisons, and patient/family); b) assess, adapt, and calmly respond to changing and/or crisis environment; c) make independent decisions consistent with current policies, procedures, and ethical standards; d) prioritize work assignments and manage time effectively to complete duties; and e) assist in data analysis.