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Case Management Nurse

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE
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Job Description

The Case Management Nurse at Nebraska Medicine facilitates coordination of multiple complex patient care activities in a time efficient manner while ensuring effective and sufficient accomplishment of the overall outpatient plan of care for both pre-operative and post-operative patients. This case management nurse is involved with the clinical, patient/family teaching, and research activities for the general surgery team working with surgeons, residents, and clinical staff. The incumbent in this role addresses age specific needs of patients served for a predominantly adult-based population.

Manage a system of patient care delivery for a designated group of General Surgery Outpatients to achieve high quality, cost effective outcomes across the continuum of health care.


Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of three years nursing experience required.
  • Bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN) required unless candidate meets all of the factors to qualify for Exception A or Exception B*.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Ability to prioritize and make independent clinical judgments required.
  • Experience with basic patient care equipment, policy procedure and protocol manuals required.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with an interdisciplinary team required.
  • Effective critical thinking/analytical skills required.
  • Ability to effectively evaluate care across the continuum required.
  • Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Nebraska or current compact state license required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) department dependent required


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior nursing experience in related field preferred.
  • Based on position, prior experience in one or more of the following areas including
    oncology, cardiovascular care, neonatal intensive care, nephrology, solid organ transplantation, general medical/surgical care, emergency care, critical care, med spa, dialysis, interpretation, and explanation of physical/laboratory/screening results preferred.
  • Master's of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree preferred.
  • Based on position, successful completion of nephrology nurse education program
    preferred.
  • Knowledge of health care financial environment and reimbursement systems preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications including Word and Excel preferred.
  • Experience with graphic software preferred.
  • Experience with patient teaching materials preferred.
  • Understanding of related patient registries and data bases preferred.
  • Experience leading/supervising a team preferred.
  • Based on position, certification preferred in one or more of the following areas including Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) , Blood and Marrow Transplant Certified Nurse, Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE), International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), Oncology Nursing Certification (OCN), Oncology Nursing Society Chemotherapy and Biotherapy, transplant coordination, and/or Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) preferred.

*Exception details:

EXCEPTION A: Candidate must meet all of the following: (1) has current experience directly applicable to position; (2) is deemed the best candidate for the position; and (3) written approval to hire a candidate without a BSN is received from the appropriate levels of operational leadership, nursing professional practice leadership and the Chief Nursing Officer. If a candidate is hired without a BSN after meeting these criteria, the candidate must either have 30 years of experience directly applicable to the position or sign a written agreement consenting to obtain a BSN within four years from his/her hire date.

EXCEPTION B: Candidate must meet all of the following: (1) is currently employed by Nebraska Medicine, or is eligible for rehire into a benefit eligible employment status at Nebraska Medicine within 364 days of the previous termination date; (2) hired by Nebraska Medicine before November 21, 2014, or hired by an entity acquired by Nebraska Medicine if the employee was hired before the acquisition; (3) has experience directly applicable to position; and (4) currently hold a Registered Nursing License.

Job Details

Date Posted August 10, 2017
Date Closes August 25, 2017
Requisition 35032
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At The Nebraska Medical Center
Department Dept Of Sur General Home
Schedule Exempt (Salary)
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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