Prime Healthcare

Intake Case Manager

Facility Landmark Medical Center
Location
US-RI-Woonsocket
ID
2022-94684
Category
Business Professional
Position Type
Per Diem
Shift
Variable
Job Type
Non-Exempt

Overview

At Landmark Medical Center, our dedicated team of professionals are committed to our core values of quality, compassion, and community. As a member of Prime Healthcare, Landmark Medical Center is actively seeking new members to join its award-winning team!

 

Landmark Medical Center is a 214-bed acute care hospital in Woonsocket, RI and The Rehabilitation Hospital of Rhode Island is an 82-bed rehabilitation hospital in North Smithfield, RI. The hospital has been “A”rated for patient safety by The Leapfrog Group and has received numerous Healthgrades awards for patient safety excellence, heart care, and orthopedics. Originally known as the "Woonsocket Hospital," Landmark Medical Center has been serving the communities of northern Rhode Island and southern Massachusetts since 1873. Learn more at www.landmarkmedical.org.

Responsibilities

The Intake Case Manager (ICM) has overall responsibility to initiate triage of a patient who presents to the Emergency Department in psychiatric emergency crisis. ICM responsible for the quality of emergency triage and appropriate resource management for all patients who present for emergent psychiatric assessment, triage, disposition and/or crisis management. The ICM is responsible for ensuring appropriate for admission and/or disposition of any patient presenting with a potential psychiatric illness. The ICM provides assessment of psychiatric patients who present to the Emergency Department and/or in any acute care unit of the hospital. The ICM is responsible for ensuring all regulatory standards related to psychiatric admission are met, coordination with attending psychiatrist for appropriate admission orders, coordinates with community resources for appropriate disposition when the facility is unable to meet the patient�s care needs. The ICM is responsible for the utilization review process as it relates to triage and admission to the Behavioral Health Unit. The ICM is a patient advocate, promoting cost-containment and demonstrates leadership to integrate health care providers in achieving seamless delivery of care across the continuum. The methodology is designed to facilitate ensure the achievement of quality, clinical and cost-effectiveness, and utilization of evidence-based quality practices. The ICM ensures the comprehensive admission and concurrent review of the medical record for the medical necessity, intensity of services and severity of illness. The ICM provides oversight throughout the patient admission, across the continuum and supports other interdisciplinary team members and the discharge planning process.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  1. Maintains an active license as a Registered Nurse, LCSW, or LICSW in Rhode Island.
  2. At least 5 years of Psychiatric Nursing experience.
  3. Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) within 6 months of hire and maintained per policy and procedure.
  4. Must have greater than 2 years management experience, preferred.
  5. Experience in psychiatric emergency and triage preferred.
  6. Knowledge of Milliman Criteria and InterQual Criteria preferred.
  7. Knowledge of psychiatric medical necessity, case management regulations in discharge planning.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

Options

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed

Connect With Us!

Not ready to apply? Connect with us for general consideration.