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Behavioral Health Nurse Case Manager

Company: Clinical Management Consultants
Location: Las Cruces
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Job Description:

A well-respected not-for-profit health system in Northern New Mexico is seeking a Behavioral Health Nurse Case Manager to join their dedicated team.

The hospital and outpatient clinics at this health system together provide the more than 300,000 residents of north-central New Mexico with access to 39 services and lines of specialty care. This health system prides itself in the quality of care they provide their patients. Their dedication to patients has not gone unnoticed, most recently being awarded Top Honor in Hospital Quality and a LeapFrog score "A". This health system also finds it important to give back to their community, recently donating nearly two million dollars to over 40 non-profits to improve health outcomes throughout the state of New Mexico. The Behavioral Health Case Manager Nurse will feel proud to call this hospital system their place of employment.

 In collaboration with the patient/family, social workers, physicians and interdisciplinary team, the RN case manager ensures patient progression through the continuum of care in an efficient and cost effective manner. The RN case manager is responsible for identifying, initiating and managing optimal patient flow/throughput to enhance continuity of care, smooth and safe transitions, patient satisfaction, patient safety and length of stay management. The Behavioral RN Case Manager will provide support and expertise through comprehensive assessment, planning, implementation and overall evaluation of individual patient needs. Care coordination, utilization review and management, as well as discharge planning are responsibilities of this role. Education is provided to physicians and other members of the team on the issues related to utilization review including inappropriate admissions and placements. Payer-based requests regarding individual members are fulfilled, where appropriate and pertinent. The Case Manager will adhere to departmental and organizational goals, objectives, standards of performance and policies and procedures, continually assuring quality patient care and regulatory compliance.

This health system is located in a city unlike any other, truly living up to its tag line, The City Different, at every turn. With legendary history and culture around every corner, an art scene that spans from traditional to contemporary, accommodations with a local feel yet world-class status, award-winning cuisine that’s as eclectic as it is sumptuous, and countless experiences to encounter, the Case Manager Behavioral Health is sure to uncover something different about themselves. 

Senior leadership stands ready to offer the Behavioral Health RN Case Manager a competitive salary, excellent benefits, PTO and sick time. Don't miss out on this great opportunity. Apply today! 

Keywords: Clinical Management Consultants, Las Cruces , Behavioral Health Nurse Case Manager, Other , Las Cruces, New Mexico

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