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Care Manager (As-Needed)

Job ID: 971119
Facility: ECU Health Medical Center
Dept: Case Management Svc Med Ctr
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Part-Time
Shift: Not Applicable
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Jul 10, 2024

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Job Description

ECU Health

About ECU Health Medical Center

ECU Health Medical Center, one of four academic medical centers in North Carolina, is the 974-bed flagship hospital for ECU Health and serves as the primary teaching hospital for The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. ECU Health Medical Center has achieved Magnet® designation twice and provides acute and intermediate care, rehabilitation and outpatient health services to a 29-county region that is home to more than 1.4 million people.

Position Summary

The Care Manager is responsible for coordination of the plan of care through collaboration with the provider, the interdisciplinary team, the patient and family.

The Care Manager facilitates the plan of care with the underlying objective of enhancing the quality of patient care, optimizing clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction while managing the cost of care. In addition, the Care Manager helps drive change by identifying areas where performance improvement is needed (e.g., day to day workflow, education, process improvements and patient satisfaction).

The Care Manager is accountable for a designated patient caseload and plans effectively in order to meet patient needs, manage the length of service, promote efficient utilization of resources and ensure a well-organized and safe plan of care is established for every patient.


  • Manage, coordinate, and facilitate patient care progression throughout the continuum.
  • Completes psychosocial assessments using departmental procedures and within the required timeframes.
  • Works collaboratively and maintains active communication with providers, nursing and other members of the health care team to effect timely, appropriate patient management.
  • Utilizes critical thinking, assessment findings and clinical skills to lead interdisciplinary team in plan of care development and implementation.
  • Identifies delays or alterations in the plan of care and addresses/resolves system (internal and external) problems impeding diagnostic or treatment process to ensure delivery of care in the most appropriate setting.
  • Makes the necessary arrangements to facilitate and coordinate support services to significantly improve outcomes, through safe, sustainable plans of care and appropriate follow up. Identifies and applies information about patient's health behaviors, cultural influences, and belief or value system. Identifies, addresses, and re-assesses based upon potential barriers to plan and works with healthcare team to address.

Minimum Requirements

  •  Associate Degree in Nursing, Bachelors of Science in Nursing, or Bachelors of Science in Social Work required
  • 0-3 years of Medical Case Management

Other Information

Shifts: Weekends, Monday-Frida, Days and Nights

General Statement

It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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