As a position integral to the growth and advancement of the cardiac surgery program, the individual selected for this role will work as a respected member of the cardiac surgery team to develop individualized treatment plans and care pathways for patients with cardiac disease. The clinical case manager will network with multidisciplinary team members within the organization and health system.
Why Hershey Medical Center? The Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center’s Heart and Vascular Institute has an excellent reputation as an international leader in the research, development and clinical use of heart pumps and artificial hearts. Penn State specialists are leading research and clinical trials to improve knowledge, care and treatment options for heart and vascular conditions. The clinical outcomes of the cardiac surgery and other programs of the Heart and Vascular Institute are amongst those listed as best in the nation.
Penn State Health is a growing health system that offers a competitive salary, a collaborative and innovative environment, as well as an exceptional benefits program that includes strong paid time off to promote healthy life – work balance.
This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced individual to join a progressive and entrepreneurial department as a well-respected professional within our community.
This position provides a professional nurse with opportunity to work with a highly trained and experience multidisciplinary team. This is a full time salaried position with opportunity of flexible scheduling.
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or Master’s degree in Nursing required.
3 years clinical experience in specialty area required.
Currently licensed to practice as a registered nurse by Pennsylvania Board of Nurse Examiners required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Strong communications skills both oral and written required.
Strong organizational skills required.
Ability to analyze data reports on patient outcomes required.
ICU, HVI Experience
Experience as a case manager, in discharge planning or insurance issues preferred.
Appropriate certification for specialty area preferred.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office preferred.
Motivational interviewing skills preferred.
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position’s responsibilities.
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