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Care Manager RN - Post Acute

Company: Lee Health
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Location: LMH - Medical Office Building

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Department: Post Acute Admin

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Workdays/Nights: Days

2780 Cleveland Ave

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Shift: Shift 1

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8:00:00 AM to 4:30:00 PM

Fort Myers, FL 33901

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Work Type: Full Time

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Exempt: Yes

Job Summary


The Post-Acute Care Manager is responsible for partnering with other members of the acute/post-acute healthcare team to insure potential referrals are proactively contacted, triaged and assessed for admission. Conducts and documents a thorough clinical, social, functional and financial assessment consistently utilizing criteria for admission and identifying the reason for acute inpatient rehabilitation, skilled nursing facility, skilled nursing unit, or home health. Discusses options available with the patient and/or designated representative to assure informed decision-making and consent occurs. Conducts strategic and focused contacts with key stakeholders to assure consistent education regarding admission criteria, continued census development and authorization for admission is appropriately obtained. Attends clinical rounds, discusses patient plan of care with care management to transition patients across the appropriate post-acute setting.

Job Requirements


Educational Requirements

Degree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/


Additional Requirements

graduation from a Diploma Nursing program

Experience Requirements

Minimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/

Preferredand/or3 YearsClinical NursingRequired

State of Florida Licensure Requirements


Preferredand/orRegistered Nurse LicenseRequired

Certifications/Registration Requirements


Preferredand/orBLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support)Required

Previous experience in discharge planning, assessment skills and clinical social factors that affect patient's functional status at discharge preferred.

Previous Experience in Home Health, or Inpatient Rehabilitation Nursing, or Skilled Nursing Facility/Unit preferred

Case Management or Discharge Planning is required

US:FL:Fort Myers

Keywords: Lee Health, Fort Myers , Care Manager RN - Post Acute, Executive , Fort Myers, Florida

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