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DescriptionJob Schedule: Full Time
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Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.
Join us at Backus Hospital as we live our values every day. As part of Hartford HealthCare we create a better future for healthcare in Connecticut and beyond. By embodying these values we have become nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for personalized coordinated care. Come be part of something special!
For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our communities.
Coordinates, negotiates, communicates, and manages the care of assigned patient population along a continuum to facilitate achievement of optimal patient outcomes within appropriate LOS and resource utilization parameters.
Education: Graduate of a school of nursing.
Experience: Two (2) to Three (3) years recent clinical nursing experience in an acute care setting.
License and Certification: Current unrestricted License in good standing to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Connecticut. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Ability to obtain and maintain department specific certifications.
Education: BSN or MSN.
Experience: Three (3) years recent clinical nursing experience in an acute care setting with prior Care Management experience.
License and Certification: Certified Nurse Care Manager.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to read and understand oral and written instructions, and effectively communicate information. Basic computer skills (including opening/reading email, basic internet use).
Working knowledge of third party payors as well as hospital's registration and billing processes. Knowledge of health care fiscal management goals and strategies including trends and issues in health care reimbursement and knowledge of care delivery system across the continuum of care. Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with departments, employees, physicians and managers. Ability to manage time and meet deadlines in a hectic work environment. Ability to handle multiple priorities. Working knowledge of windows based software. Ability to influence and persuade members of the professional staff.
PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING
Ability to react and perform under strict timelines and/or emergency situations. Requires the ability to exercise discretion and use good judgment to perform duties promptly and consistently with little direction. Requires high level of analytical ability in order to gather and interpret information from various sources.
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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.