Job ID: 290118007
Last Updated: 10/5/2022
RN Care Manager
Salem Health Hospitals & Clinics
Shift: Days - Five 8 hr shifts or four 10 hr shifts
RN Care Managers provide clinically-based care to support patients during and after their acute hospitalization and/or emergency department encounter. Responsible for the overall accountability for care coordination and discharge planning for patients within the assigned caseload. Collaborates with other members of the health care team to identify appropriate utilization of resources.
With the patient, family, and health care team, creates a discharge plan appropriate to the patients needs and available resources including, but not limited to, rehab, long term care, home health, hospice, infusion and wound care.
RN Care Managers and Social Work Care Managers work together to ensure both clinical and social needs are addressed. The care managers are assisted by a group of resource associates who help pull together some of the final pieces of a discharge plan.
Assignment & Hours-
Care managers support all acute inpatient areas of the hospital as well as the ED. Each unit has assigned care management staff. Float care managers help cover absences and surge areas. RN Care Managers work 0800-1630 and may be assigned up to two weekends in a six-week period.
New hires go through a very detailed orientation. The training period is around eight weeks, allowing for thorough preparation for the role.
The care management leadership team is made up of three supervisors and a manager, all of whom have previous experience working as unit care managers at Salem Health. The RN Care Manager is supervised by an RN Supervisor.
Total Rewards Offerings:
Salem Health's comprehensive benefits package prioritizes your mental and physical health, financial stability, family obligations and professional growth.
Relocation assistance available for qualified candidates
Full comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans
Basic and voluntary life insurance
Short and long-term disability
Live Well Wellness Program
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
401(K) retirement plan with employer contributions.
Generous paid time off (PTO) accrual and holiday pay
Onsite fitness center with 24/7 badge access
Education assistance program
Public service loan forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer https://studentaid.gov/
Food and drink discounts in the cafeteria.
Impressive discounts offered by Nike, Adidas, Carhartt and others.
Requires BSN or non-nursing Bachelors Degree with MSN for all external applicants for Salem Hospital, preferred for West Valley Hospital. Bachelor of Arts in Nursing also accepted.
Minimum of two (2) years of acute care clinical nurse experience required.
Current unencumbered licensure to practice nursing as a Registered Nurse in the State of Oregon required.
BLS issued by the American Heart Association required upon hire.
Typing ability: Minimum 40 WPM.
Ability to work independently.
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