Swedish Medical Center RN Case Manager - Care Coordination in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Registered Nurse Case Manager (0.8 FTE, Days) to work for the Care Coordination department at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Registered Nurse Case Manager is responsible for coordinating 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:

  • Collaborate daily with physicians and care team members to support the assessment of continued need for acute care hospitalization

  • Participate in the development, implementation, evaluation, and ongoing revision of initiatives to improve quality, continuity, and cost-effectiveness

  • Communicate continually with patients and families, physicians, care team members, and third-party players to facilitate coordination of clinical activities and to enhance the effect of a seamless transition from one level of care to another across the continuum, including facilitating and participating in patient care conferences

  • Procure services and resources for identified patients and families, serving as an advocate to promote achievement of agreed-upon goals.

  • Serve as a resource and provides education to patients, physicians, and professional staff on levels of care, quality-of-care issues, and regulatory concerns

Qualifications:

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 five years of hire

  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington

  • A minimum of three years registered nursing experience in an acute care hospital

  • Ability to employ advanced communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills with all levels of internal and external customers

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • A minimum of one year of hospital case management experience

  • Knowledge of funding, resources, services, clinical standards and outcomes

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

https://caregiver.ehr.com

Our Mission

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. 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.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Case Management

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 198837