The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza was the first community-based hospital in the Denver metro area to attain the Magnet designation for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program. This is the highest national honor for nursing care that a health care organization can receive.
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Position Summary: This position supports the mission of The Medical Center of Aurora optimizing the quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person.
The Behavioral Health Case Manager is responsible and accountable for coordination of services through an interdisciplinary process that provides a clinical, financial, and psychosocial approach through the continuum of care.
This position communicates with internal stake holder and payers to insure authorization for inpatient and outpatient behavioral Health Care.
Balances individually identified patient and family needs with the efficacious and cost effective utilization of resources.
Through concurrent clinical case management, patients will be assessed to determine appropriateness of admission, continued hospitalization, clinical resource consumption, progressive care management, as well as appropriate level of care.
The Medical Center of Aurora expects our core values to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community. The intent of these values is to assure that TMCA/CMP creates the environment where individuals choose to work, and that patient care services are of the highest quality.
Position Requirements: Licensure/Certification/Registration:
Current licensure in the State of Colorado as a Registered Nurse; LCSW, LPC, LMFT
American Hearth Association BLS – Healthcare provider.
Special certification in case management preferred.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN or Master Degree in Mental Health Related Profession (preferred).
5 or more year’s clinical experience required.
1 to 3 years Case Management experience preferred with emphasis on utilization review (Behavioral Health Utilization Review preferred).
Ability to assess information, apply critical thinking processes to determine course of action, define expected outcomes and evaluate effectiveness of plan through continuous assessment of the patients progress.
Ability to compile, evaluate and report statistics to members of the team and utilize the information to facilitate process improvement activities.
Strong oral/written communication skills are necessary for meeting facilitation, educational presentations, team collaboration and patient interviews.
Requires excellent human relations skills and strong analytical/organizational skills. Must have ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and work in high stress environment.
Position requires flexibility and cross coverage.
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