Tower Health
Case Manager-Emergency Department
At a glance
Location: US-PA-Philadelphia Map
Posted: 02/14/2020
Closing: 03/13/2020
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Part-Time
Experience: At least 3 year(s)
Tower Health
Job description

About the Organization

Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our seven hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.



Responsibilities

Ensure collaboration among multi-disciplinary teams (internal and external), the patient and caregivers.  Ensuring the specific needs of the patient are met during their stay in the Emergency Department and post discharge from the Emergency Department.  All Case Manager activities will be patient centered, proactive, require on-going assessment of needs, evaluation of resources, and education as needed.  The Case Manager is responsible for presenting options in an unbiased manner and meeting compliance with HIPPA.  Advocacy and education are at the heart of all activities focusing on providing the best possible clinical outcomes.



Qualifications

Licensed Registered Nurse with minimum of three or more years' acute care clinical nursing, recently in a hospital, insurance company or independent review company in utilization. Prefer Emergency Department Case Management experience. 

Case Manager-Emergency Department