Parkview Health Case Management Specialist in Fort Wayne, Indiana

* Position is sign-on bonus eligible *

Come work for the only health system in Indiana to be recently recognized as one of America’s Best Large Employers in 2018 by Forbes magazine, ranking No. 93 overall, and No. 14 in the healthcare and social services industry. Additionally, Fort Wayne, Indiana was recently named by Niche as the number one city with the lowest cost of living in America.

Summary: Continuously evaluates the quality, care, treatment and outcomes of assigned patient populations. Coordinates, verifies, negotiates alternatives, and case manages the care of complex patients to facilitate safe, high quality, cost effective care. Works collaboratively with the health care team to remove barriers and achieve the desired outcomes for patient/families. Collaborates with the patient/family and caregivers to facilitate necessary resources and options for placement to support a safe and efficient discharge.

Education: Must hold a BS or BSN degree. If Bachelor's degree is in nursing, must have a BSN from accredited program. Acceptable accrediting agencies are Commission on Collegiate Education in Nursing (CCNE) or Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). MSN preferred.

Licensure: Must be an RN with current licensure. CPHQ or CCM highly desirable.

Experience: Preferred recent experience in acute care setting. Preferred experience in Case Management activities. Preferred experience or knowledge of InterQual criteria. Demonstrates knowledge of DRGs managed care initiatives, payment methods, and statistical analysis. Demonstrates understanding of managed care concepts. Must have good verbal and written communication skills. Must have excellent people skills and the ability to problem solve efficiently and effectively. Must be available to work flexible hours, assuming on-call duties on weekends and other times when deemed necessary. Must be available to respond within a reasonable length of time.