Full Time, variable shifts
The Emergency Department Case Manager collaborates with physicians and other members of the patient care team to ensure that the patients progress during the
emergency episode of care in an efficient and cost-effective manner. The ED Case Manager will also collaborate with in-patient case managers, social work staff, physicians and
administrative leadership staff within the ED setting.
Knowledge of and ability to apply InterQual Criteria and applies criteria to assess admission appropriateness (Observation vs. Full admit) including knowledge of common
diseases treated in the Emergency Department and age specific characteristics of these diseases. Ability to differentiate between normal and abnormal physical and
psycho-social findings and interpret diagnostic screening results. Has working knowledge of third party reimbursement arrangements for acute emergency services.
Knowledge of HINN's and ABN's. Functions as a patient advocate and liaison between ED providers and admitting Providers. Licensed and currently registered to
practice as a Professional Nurse in NYS. B.S.N preferred. Previous Case Management, discharge planning experience required. ER experience a plus.