Case Manager - Substance Use DisorderJob ID 5292885 Date posted 08/04/2017 Requisition ID 170216 Primary Location Akron, Ohio, United States Work Locations Akron Children's Hospital - Akron Campus, One Perkins Square, 44308 Job Type Full time exempt - FE Job CASE MANAGER Organization PALLIATIVE CARE PROGRAM
This is a great opportunity to develop a new grant funded program (Palliative Care Substance Abuse) to respond to the substance abuse crisis in the community. The ideal candidate will be self-directed, motivated, and passionate about the population with preferred experience in substance abuse services. The candidate will be responsible for shaping the hospital's response to this crisis and instrumental in developing the program.
The Clinical Case Manager is a professional nurse who assumes accountability and responsibility for managing the hospitalization of a caseload of patients. The Case Manager facilitates coordination of care by all members of the health care team to facilitate achievement of appropriate outcomes. Responsible for community outreach and education.
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing, licensed and currently registered as a professional nurse in the State of Ohio. Bachelor of Science in Nursing required; Masters Degree in Nursing preferred. Previous case management experience and substance abuse preferred. Must possess excellent oral and written skills. Demonstrate leadership and interpersonal relationship skills which enhance communication and promote conflict resolution. Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively with parents and the interdisciplinary team. Current Health Care Provider BLS training is required