You are in demand everywhere...but it pays to come here!
If you want to work in a premier hospital that wins awards, nurtures people, and tirelessly strives to advance care, you'll find your match at Jersey City Medical Center . Our not-for-profit hospital, a proud member of Barnabas Health , has been honored time and again for our strides in patient care and safety, and as the regional leader in specialties like cardiology, stroke, and trauma care.
Among our many accolades, we have been designated 8 times the only A-Rated for Safety Hospital, awarded Magnet Recognition for superior nursing, named Best Regional Hospital by US News and World Report and ranked among the 100 best places to work in healthcare (nationally). Jersey City Medical Center is also ideally located in the vibrant Jersey City waterfront community overlooking the harbor, just 10 minutes from New York City, with a grand view of the Statue of Liberty.
Coordinates quality healthcare services to meet a patient's specific healthcare needs as a result of gathering relevant and comprehensive information by interviewing the patient/family, the primary care physician and the interdisciplinary care team to promote positive clinical and financial outcomes. Performs the primary role functions of assessment, planning, facilitation and advocacy, which are achieved through collaboration with the patient and those involved in the patient's care. Assures that appropriate services are generated in a timely and cost-effective manner by assisting the patient, whenever possible to appropriately self-direct care, self-advocate, and make informed healthcare decisions to the highest degree possible. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: positive relationship building, effective written/verbal communications; negotiation; knowledge of contractual or risk arrangements; and ability to effect change, perform ongoing evaluation and critical analysis, plan and organize effectively and promote client/family autonomy. Conducts admission and continued stay review on patients, in accordance with the PPO and/or HMO contracts, InterQual and other classifications as designated by the Utilization/Case Management Review Plan. Identifies trends and patterns of resource use and patient care, and makes recommendations in compliance with established policy and procedure. Ensures continuity of care for patients with post-hospital health care needs and maximizes the patient's and family's abilities to meet the continuing care needs within their social and financial framework.
Understands and applies the principles of growth and development to assess a patient's age specific needs to ensure appropriate treatment and care.
Current Registered Nurse with a baccalaureate degree from an accredited school or university. Minimum of 2-3 years experience in a hospital setting with a minimum of one year experience in Case Management, Utilization Management or Home Care. Successful completion of all Orientation Programs.
Barnabas Health offers excellent-provided benefits which include: competitive compensation, comprehensive medical/dental benefits, 403 (B) savings plan, Flexible Spending Plans, PTO program, tuition reimbursement and so much more.