Swedish Health Services Registered Nurse Case Manager - Case Management Team in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Case Manager (1.0 FTE, Days) to work in Case Management at Swedish Shared Services in Seattle, WA.
The nurse case manager coordinates the care and service of selected patient populations through the acute care episode, across the continuum. Works collaboratively with inter-disciplinary teams, both internal and external to the organization, to improve patient care through effective utilization and monitoring of healthcare resources and assumes a leadership role to achieve desired clinical, financial, and resource outcomes.
In this position you will:
Contribute to the development of a goal-directed, age-appropriate plan of care through an interdisciplinary team process that is prioritized and based on determined medical diagnosis, patient needs, and expected patient outcomes
Communicate patient needs related to advancing the medical treatment plan and/or discharge plan to appropriate professionals and follows up.
Develop and document a discharge plan through collaboration with the interdisciplinary team.
Comprehensively assess patients’ goals as well as their biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, economic/financial, and discharge planning needs.
Advocate for the patient, family, physician, and facility to obtain benefits from insurance carriers and others that provide financial assistance for patients and promote health care treatment goals
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of an accredited Bachelors Nursing degree program or completion of an accredited Nursing program with a Bachelors degree or higher in a health care field.
Applicants without a BSN degree must actively pursue and attain a BSN within three years of hire. Continued employment by Swedish beyond three years is contingent upon attaining the BSN degree.
Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington
3 years experience as a registered nurse in an acute care hospital.
Preferred qualification for this position include:
- 1 year of hospital case management experience
About the First Hill Campus:
The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington State and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.
Our Vision is Health for a Better World.
Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Case Management
Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122
Req ID: 261367