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Care Manager - Case Management 002 - Full-Time Day - Borgess Medical Center - Kalamazoo, MI

Why Join Ascension?

Based in Kalamazoo, Borgess provides care for nearly 1 million people annually in cardiac, neurologic, orthopedic, vascular and bariatric services, among others. We are one of the region’s largest health systems and employers and have been serving as part of Ascension since 1999.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Borgess Health-MI, you will have the opportunity to coordinate the overall interdisciplinary plan of care for patient, from admission to discharge.

Responsibilities:

  • Creates plan for care across the continuum, integrating patient/family preferences and values.
  • Monitors patient care through assessments, evaluations and/or patient records.
  • Advocates for resources and removal of barriers.
  • Maintains ongoing dialog with supervisor and other health providers to ensure effective implementation of health plan.
  • Facilitates and coordinates the care delivered to an assigned group of patients through multidisciplinary, multi-agency and patient/family collaboration to ensure the delivery of cost effective quality care outcomes within an appropriate length of stay.
  • Activities to be performed include utilization management, coordination of discharge planning activities, management of a specific patient population, and assurance of comprehensive clinical documentation.
  • The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
    • Licensed Registered Nurse obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Certified Case Manager. 
    • Professional Certification specializing in Utilization Review. 
  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
  • Licensed Registered Nurse obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
  • Certified Case Manager. 
  • Professional Certification specializing in Utilization Review. 

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in a health related field is required or must obtain within one (1) year of start date.
  • Five years (5) of experience/certification in utilization management, case management or focused discharge planning preferred.
  • Minimum of two years (2) clinical experience in any setting is required.
  • One (1) year experience in care center specialty (acute healthcare environment) is preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Borgess Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or marital status.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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