Discharge Planner/Utilization Review Case Manager
Discharge Planner/Utilization Review Case Manager Overview
As a Discharge Planner/Utilization Review Case Manager you will monitor utilization practices from preadmission to discharge to assure cost-effective utilization practices, quality patient care, and compliance with regulatory requirements. Coordinates plans for discharges involving community resources and alternate levels of care to ensure timely and efficient case coordination in conjunction with members of the health care team.
As a Discharge Planner/Utilization Review Case Manager at Asante, you will have the opportunity to:
Collaboration with many disciplines in the hospital and the community.
Promote transitions of care across the continuum.
Work with community resources to ensure the patient has a safe plan when they transition out of the hospital.
Associates Degree in Nursing or above
Bachelor's degree in nursing or allied health field, preferred
2 recent years experience in an acute care setting
2-4 years of demonstrated utilization/case management experience in a recognized program, preferred.
Ability to prioritize job responsibilities and organize workload required.
Ability to function in a team environment with healthcare professionals, required.
Must possess excellent interpersonal skills to effectively represent department to the public and interact with fellow team members, nursing/physician/ancillary staff, third-party payors and patients/families, required.
Must possess proficiency in interpersonal skills to effectively interact with fellow team members, nursing/physician/ancillary staff, third-party payors and patients/families.
Project management skills, preferred
Technical support with computer skills, preferred
Critical thinking, leadership attributes, and problem solving skills, preferred.
Ability to gather data and report on findings, preferred.
Registered Nurse (RN) licensed by Oregon State Board of Nursing. Will consider candidates with RN licensure from out of state but Oregon license is required by start date
Basic Life Support (BLS) certified by American Heart Association (AHA), preferred
Certified Case Manager (CCM) by Commission for Case Manager Certification, preferred
Certified Professional Utilization Review (CPUR) or Healthcare Management (CPHM) by McKesson, preferred
Compensation & Benefits
Competitive starting wage
Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, and wellness
Excellent retirement package with up to 6% employer contribution
Generous Earned Time Off
Tuition reimbursement after one year of service
About Asante and Southern Oregon
Asante is a locally-managed, nationally recognized top 15 health system. We are located in beautiful Southern Oregon and are the largest healthcare provider in nine counties. We provide comprehensive medical care to more than 580,000 people throughout southern Oregon and northern California. Our facilities employ over 5000 people and include Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners, and additional healthcare partnerships throughout the region.
At Asante we believe that we are defined by our values the traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:
Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service Teamwork
Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.