Staff Position

Registered Nurse (RN) - ED - Emergency Department
St. Joseph's Healthcare System
Paterson, NJ

$31-61/hour
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Description

Nurse Care Manager - Full-Time 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Paterson Emergency Department)


Overview St. Joseph's Healthcare System is recognized for the expertise and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive staff. The combined efforts of the organization's outstanding physicians, superb nurses, and dedicated clinical and professional staff have made us one of the most highly respected healthcare organizations in the state, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of the nation's "100 Best Places to Work in Health Care". Job Overview Responsible for the coordination and implementation of systems and services leading towards an organized, multidisciplinary team approach to patient care management. Provides clear communication across the continuum to improve patient outcomes. Assures quality, cost-efficient care for an identified patient population through the continuum of care. Develops and coordinates efforts to reduce clinical resource utilization by working closely with physicians, nursing staff and other hospital personnel. Reviews medical records for appropriateness of admissions, continued stay and level of care changes against criteria of severity of illness and illness of service to ensure optimal reimbursement to the hospital. Qualifications Work requires the knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree in Nursing or closely related field and two to three years of work related experience. Managed care, home care, discharge planning or case management experience is strongly recommended. Case Management Society of America Certification CCM preferred. Licensure required as a Registered Nurse by the State of New Jersey. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Pay

Average New Jersey Staff Position Pay

$44.85/hour

The average salary for a ED - Emergency Department is 1% lower than the US average of $45.

Estimate based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data.