Case Management Educator
The Case Management Educator fulfills all the functions of a Case Manager (CM). In addition to utilizing good leadership skills, providing support for determining the appropriateness of acute hospital admission, continued stay and discharge.
This individual creates the environment where the primary focus is on education throughout the episode of care. Organized by episode day and compromised of multiple levels of care. Teaches the CM how to lead a multidisciplinary team across the continuum of care to initiate, implement and coordinate all aspects of the utilization management and discharge planning function from admission through post-discharge for an assigned patient population.
This individual will help the CM primary focus is on the severity of illness of patients and intensity and appropriateness of medical services required during an inpatient stay.
Additional educational functions include planning, implementation and evaluation of plans of care as well as ongoing concurrent monitoring of appropriateness of that care in conjunction with hospital and community resources.
Education and Qualifications
Five years experience in relevant area of specialty. Staff development and teaching experience required
Registered Nurse with current California licensure. Graduate of an approved school of nursing. Current certification by ACMA or CMSA required. Strong knowledge and experience in relevant clinical area of
practice. Bachelor's degree in nursing or related field. Ability to read and write in the English language. Ability to understand and speak English fluently enough to be easily understood by patients, hospital personnel, physicians, and visitors.