Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and currently licensed by the State of Connecticut. BSN and Masters degree in Nuraing or Health Care Administration preferred.
Recent appropriate nursing experience, theoretical knowledge of the nursing process, case management and continuity of care. Advanced communication and interpersonal skills with all levels of internal and external customers. Ability to obtain and interpret information appropriate to patient needs and age. Advanced assessment and teaching skills. Leadership skills in planning and managing patient care as acquired through greater than 3 years of clinical nursing experience in an acute care hospital. Utilization management and case management experience preferred. Knowledge of computer software and hardware applications and a basic knowledge of statistics.
Office, hospital units, on call for weekends required and will be rotated among the nurse case management staff. This may evolve to a part time weekend schedule if patient work load requirements mandate on-site coverage.
50% sedentary; sitting, standing, walking from unit to unit, carrying records, speaking before groups. Must be able to speak and hear in a manner understood by most people. Must be able to communicate effectively by telephone.