Case Manager - Cambridge

Compensation

: $49,020.00 - $80,040.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Social Services/Counseling



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The Inpatient Case Manager (CM) coordinates utilization review and discharge planning for MAH inpatient admissions. Inpatient Case Manager performance is evaluated using the Inpatient Case Manager Guidelines.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Performs utilization review and discharge planning to inpatient admissions to MAH.

2. Applies InterQual Inpatient criteria approved by the MACIPA (risk) and MAH (non-risk) Utilization Management Committees to accurately determine appropriateness for inpatient and outpatient care.

3. Communicates with attending and house staff when options to inpatient care are identified.

4. Utilizes clinical expertise to determine the appropriate level of care for patients. Leads the healthcare team in selecting appropriate, safe, hospital or alternative care options.

5. Works with MAH nursing and social work staff to coordinate and facilitate patient discharge.

6. Identifies days not meeting acute hospital level of care criteria and reports them to the physician reviewer.

7. Works with patients and families to facilitate post hospital care and develop plans to meet short and long-term needs.

8. Accurately manages observation status patients by working with physicians to ensure appropriate utilization.

9. Is part of the department s Saturday, holiday and beeper rotation as needed.

10. Adheres to all insurance, contractual, and regulatory requirements as mandated.

11. Abides by MACIPA Case Management standards as per the MACIPA CM guidelines.


Associated topics: business development, case manager, case management, development, manage, office manager, plan, program management, project development, resource development * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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