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Registered Nurse - Case Manager - (Contingent) Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital Job

Henry Ford Health System

Date: Jul 7, 2014

Location: West Bloomfield, MI, US

Registered Nurse - Case Manager - (Contingent) Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital

Requisition #: 81052
Status: Contingent
Business Unit: HF West Bloomfield
Shift: Days
Department: HFWB Case Management
Weekends: Yes
Job Family: Quality/Utilization Review
Job Function: Nursing
Campus/Job Location: Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
Location (State/City): US-MI-West Bloomfield

More information about this position
Overview:
Our health system thrives on teamwork, and we know our employees achieve the greatest results when they are working together for a common goal - to provide care for our patients. If you enjoy working in a collaborative environment then we have a job for you!

Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) is one of the nation's leading comprehensive, integrated health systems. It provides health insurance and health care delivery, including acute, specialty, primary and preventive care services backed by excellence in research and education. Founded in 1915 by auto pioneer Henry Ford, the health system is committed to improving the health and well-being of a diverse community. HFHS is a tobacco-free organization.

Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) is a Michigan not-for-profit corporation managed by Chief Executive Officer Nancy M. Schlichting.

Henry Ford Health System is the proud recipient of the 2011 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award for Performance Excellence and Innovation!

Facts:

* Henry Ford Medical Group is one of the nation's largest group practices with 1,200 physicians and researchers in 40 types of specialty care
* More than 24,000 total HFHS employees, equivalent to 19,922 full-time employees (2011)
* 5,168 HFHS nurses, including 332 from Canada (2011)
* 3,965 HFHS allied health professionals (2011)

* 5 hospitals in southeast Michigan and 30 medical centers
* Over 1700 clinically integrated physicians within the Henry Ford Physician Network, a physician-led subsidiary, comprising the Henry Ford Medical Group and HFHS hospital (employed and private practice physicians).
* Fifth-largest employer in metro Detroit, Michigan with strong ties to the communities HFHS services

Mission:

* To improve human life through excellence in the science and art of health care and healing.

Vision:

* Transforming lives and communities through health and wellness - one person at a time.

To learn more please visit www.henryford.com.

Responsibilities
Under minimal supervision,
* Facilitates the care of patients across the continuum of care to ensure quality outcomes and appropriate utilization of health care resources.
* The Case Manager works in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team in the planning, implementation and evaluation of medical and nursing care.
* The Case Manager provides education and consultation regarding resources, develops a discharge plan and facilitates and monitors its implementation.
* Assist patients/families/caregivers to adjust and cope with illness, diagnosis, treatment options and prognosis.
* Through continuous assessment, screens the appropriateness of services, the utilization of healthcare resources and the quality of patient care in accordance with federal, state, third party payer requirements and accreditation/licensure standards.
* Performs all job duties and responsibilities in a courteous and customer-focused manner.

Qualifications:
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
* Registered Nurse with a valid, unrestricted State of Michigan license, Bachelors degree in Nursing or related health field required.
* Minimum of three to five years of clinical experience required.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Excellent problem solving skills.
* Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
* Computer skills & knowledge required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS: Work in a clinical environment with potential exposure to communicable disease.

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Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, weight/height, marital status, familial status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law..


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