Behavioral Health Nurse Case Manager
Company: Clinical Management Consultants
Location: Las Cruces
Posted on: October 11, 2021
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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