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Care Progression Manager

Company: Lehigh Valley Health Network
Location: East Stroudsburg
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Other opening in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. This and other physician assistant jobs brought to you by DocCafe

Imagine a career at one of the nation's most advanced health networks.

Be part of an exceptional health care experience. Join the inspired, passionate team at Lehigh Valley Health Network, a nationally recognized, forward-thinking organization offering plenty of opportunity to do great work.

LVHN has been ranked among the "Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report for 23 consecutive years. We're a Magnet(tm) Hospital, having been honored five times with the American Nurses Credentialing Center's prestigious distinction for nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes in our Lehigh Valley region. Finally, Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest, Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg, Lehigh Valley Hospital- Hazleton, and Lehigh Valley Hospital - Pocono each received an 'A' grade on the Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group in 2020, the highest grade in patient safety. These recognitions highlight LVHN's commitment to teamwork, compassion, and technology with an unrelenting focus on delivering the best health care possible every day.

Whether you're considering your next career move or your first, you should consider Lehigh Valley Health Network.

Job Summary:
Progresses patients care based upon medical criteria for in-patient status. Manages care and resources to reduce unnecessary utilization, facilitates outpatient testing and follow-up when appropriate and collaborates in the development and implementation of performance improvement activities in collaboration with care management, physicians, and utilization management.

Education - Required:

  • Master's Degree in nursing or Physician Assistant.

    Experience - Required:

    • 5 years in-patient acute care hospital.

      Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Required:

      • Excellent communication (oral and written) required to facilitate reviews and discussions with providers.

        Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Preferred:

        • Knowledge of care and utilization management.
        • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills to manage case load and communicate with multi-disciplinary team members.
        • Ability to work independently and set priorities to ensure appropriate use of hospital resources.
        • Ability to lead individuals and groups.

          Licensure - Required:

          • Registered Nurse PA License Upon Hire or
          • Physician Assistant

            Licensure - Preferred:

            • CRNP - Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner

              Influenza vaccination and COVID-19 Vaccination is required for all colleagues unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice. Applicants possessing a medical marijuana card will not be considered for safety sensitive positions.

              Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.

Keywords: Lehigh Valley Health Network, Scranton , Care Progression Manager, Executive , East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

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