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Children's Hospital Colorado Case Manager RN in Aurora, Colorado

Why Work at Children's....Here, it's different. Come join us.Here, the nation's brightest nurses, physicians, scientists,researchers, therapists and care providers are creating the future of childhealth. With an optimist's outlook, a trailblazing spirit and a celebratedhistory, we're making new strides every day.We've been Magnet-designated three times by the American NursesCredentialing Center and are consistently recognized among the nation's top10 pediatric hospitals by U.S. News .and. World Report.As a national leader in pediatric care, we serve children and families fromall over the nation. Our System of Care includes four pediatric hospitals,12 specialty care centers, 400+ outreach clinics and 7,000 healthcareprofessionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric care specialties.We need your expertise.A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, andmotivate you to make a difference in the life of a child. Here, it'sdifferent. Do you have what it takes?Additional InformationDepartment: Case ManagementHours per week: 40, eligible for benefitsShift: Monday to Friday regular business hours with occasional weekend workJob OverviewThe Registered Nurse (RN) Case Manager develops, coordinates,implements and evaluates individualized patient care plans. The Case Managercollaborates with the patient, family, other healthcare team members,community providers, and community resources and payers, resulting in anappropriate level of care, placement, length of stay, follow up care,outcomes and reimbursement.ResponsibilitiesPOPULATION SPECIFIC CARENo Direct Patient CareESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSAn employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of thefollowing essential functions. These examples do not include all of thefunctions which the employee may be expected to perform.Provides assessment, planning, facilitation, and advocacy for optimalclinical and financial outcomes.Collects and assesses relevant information, including but not limited to,medical needs, payer resources, family resources and communityresources, in order to develop patient specific plans.Coordinates with the family in development of patient specific plans.Performs a variety of case management functions, including but not limitedto, coordinating admissions from and transfers to referring facilities andproviders, utilization review, discharge planning, transportationcoordination and care coordination in a variety of clinical settings.Communicates and collaborates with internal and external resources across thecontinuum of care to meet patient, family and organizational goals.Advocates for the appropriate use of internal and external resources.Executes and documents activities and interventions designed to meetpatient, family and organizational goals.Continuously reviews and modifies strategies, processes and interventionsbased on patient and environmental variability, to meet patient, familyand organizational goals.Measures, interprets and utilizes data to advance clinical, quality,financial and patient outcomes and utilize resources effectively.Participates in departmental committees and projects as assigned.Other InformationCOMPETENCIESADAPTABILITY - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes inwork responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes,structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by exploring thebenefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make thechange successful.APPLIED LEARNING - Assimilating and applying new job-related information in atimely manner.BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS - Developing and leveraging relationships within andacross work groups to achieve results.COLLABORATING - Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work groupachieve its goals.COMMUNICATION - Conveying information and ideas clearly and concisely toindividuals or groups in an engaging manner that helps them understand andretain the message; listening actively to others.CUSTOMER ORIENTATIO