Georgia Employer NURSE CASE MANAGER- CASE MANAGEMENT- PRN in Atlanta, Georgia
Grady Health System offers many career paths for experienced professionals. Whether you have many years of experience or are in the early stages of your career, you can find a rewarding career at Grady.SUMMARYThe Nurse Case Manager collaborates with other members of the case management and health care teams, utilizes professional nursing skills to: assist the patient in achieving optimal health; assure appropriate use of health care resources; facilitate/coordinate timely care along the continuum; decrease unnecessary variances in care through proactive case management; develop a safe and timely discharge plan to meet the patient's needs.QUALIFICATIONSBachelor's Degree required, preferably in Nursing.Current Georgia Registered (RN) licenseCurrent Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (American Heart Association) certification required.Minimum of three years of direct nursing experience and demonstrated clinical competence required.Experience in Case Management preferred.Knowledge of age specific needs of population served.PRN staff are required to work a minimum of three (12 hour) shifts per schedule, yet hours are based on the needs of the unit(s) and are not guaranteed. (Length of shifts may vary) PRN staff may sign up in advance based on the needs of their home unit or other units within the department and may also be called when needs arise. PRN staff must be flexible with regard to floating to other areas within the department as needed. They are considered the first to float in order to assure safe staffing requirements across the nursing units.Weekend Requirements: One (1) weekend shift per 4- week schedule. (Friday 7pm - Monday 7am)Holiday Requirements: Must work two (2) holidays per year: One major (Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year's) and one minor (Memorial Day, July 4 th , Labor Day or Martin Luther King Day).EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.