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Case Manager RN - Frankford Campus

Company: Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:


The Case Manager RN utilizes advanced nursing skills and knowledge to comprehensively coordinate care for a defined patient population to facilitate patients through the continuum of care. Coordinates all aspects of discharge planning and establishes a safe discharge plan for assigned patients.

The hours for this position are 3:00pm - 11:00pm at our Jefferson Frankford Campus.

Essential Functions
--- Interacts with co-workers, visitors, and other staff consistent with the values of Jefferson.
--- Advocates for the patient and family throughout the entire episode of care. Functions as a resource to facilitate communication among the healthcare team and patient/family.
--- Facilitates patient progression throughout the patient's hospital stay.
--- Reviews patient length of stay/barriers data to facilitate patients' progression during Multidisciplinary Rounds and Escalation/Outlier meetings.
--- Reviews patients' status daily to identify issues requiring priority interventions or attention which may impact the established discharge plan.
--- May facilitate daily patient Plan of Care Huddle Rounds functioning as the Patient Progression Leader or supports the identified Patient Progression Leader.
--- Monitors patient's progress intervening as necessary to ensure patient progresses efficiently.
--- Proactively identifies and resolves barriers to patient care and/or progression to discharge. Escalates unresolved barriers to Department Leadership.


Minimum of 3 years case management or discharge planning experience required.
Manager - Please indicate minimum level of education and experience for this job. Please indicate whether it is required or preferred.
Minimum Certifications, Registration or License Requirements:
CCM preferred; Active relevant Registered Nurse license in Pennsylvania/New Jersey

Conditions of Employment

Since this position will require the selected candidate to engage in regular contact with children in the form of care, guidance, supervision or training, you will be required to meet the requirements of the Child Protective Services Act, including the Pennsylvania State Police criminal background check, the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare child abuse criminal background clearance, and an FBI finger print based federal criminal records check. The selected candidate will not be allowed to commence working until all three (3) are completed satisfactorily.

Conditions of Employment

Covid Vaccination is a requirement for employment at Jefferson for employees working at Jefferson's clinical entities or at the University. If you are not currently vaccinated you will be required to receive the vaccination prior to hire date if you are offered employment, unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from Jefferson.

Closing Statement

Jefferson includes Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, a dynamic university and health system with broad reach across the Delaware Valley. Jefferson is the second largest employer in Philadelphia and the largest health system in Philadelphia based on total licensed beds.

Through the merger of Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University in 2017, our University includes ten colleges and four schools. We are an NCAA Division II university and an R2 national doctoral university offering undergraduate and graduate-level programs that provide students with a forward-thinking education in architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion and textiles, health, medicine and social science.

Jefferson Health, the clinical arm of Thomas Jefferson University, has grown from a three-hospital academic health center in 2015, to an 18-hospital health system through mergers and combinations that include hospitals at Abington Health, Aria Health, Kennedy Health, Magee Rehabilitation and Einstein Healthcare Network. We have over 50 outpatient and urgent care centers; ten Magnet -designated hospitals (recognized by the ANCC for nursing excellence); the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (one of only 70 in the country and one of only two in the region); and one of the largest faculty-based telehealth networks in the country. In 2021, Jefferson Health became the sole owner of HealthPartners Plan, a not-for-profit health maintenance organization in Southeastern Pennsylvania. We are the first health system regionally to create an aligned payer-provider partnership.

Jefferson's mission, vision and values create an organization that attracts the best and the brightest students, faculty, staff, and healthcare professionals, as well as the most visionary leaders to drive exceptional results.

  • OUR MISSION: We improve lives.
  • OUR VISION: Reimagining health, education and discovery to create unparalleled value
  • OUR VALUES: Put People First, Be Bold & Think Differently and Do the Right Thing
    As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

Keywords: Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health, Philadelphia , Case Manager RN - Frankford Campus, Executive , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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