The care manager is a grant-funded, fulltime position responsible for creating individualized care plans for patients. The care manager will ensure all healthcare providers involved are up-to-date with case information and collaborate with patients' families, friends, and caretakers to effectively share information. The care manager will continually develop a network of quality providers and keep accurate patient records, linking patients to community programs and entitlements, such as housing services and self-management programs. To ensure success, the care manager will guide patients through the healthcare system and cultivate relationships with healthcare providers with the ability to multitask in a dynamic environment and have excellent negotiation skills.
2+ years of work experience in public health or related field.
1+ years of current case management experience.
Bachelor's degree in social sciences, social work, nursing, or a related field and/or Registered Nurse (RN) license.
Licenses / Certifications:
Certified case manager (CCM) license preferred.
Proficient with Healthcare Management Systems and Microsoft Office Word and Excel.
Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal.
Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to travel locally.
Spanish-speaking, a plus
Margaretville Hospital, in Margaretville, NY, is home to Delaware County's most advanced critical-care access hospital. This 15-bed facility cares for more than 240 inpatients annually while performing 14,000 outpatient procedures each year. Margaretville Hospital was named one of the top 100 critical-access hospitals in the nation by the National Rural Health Association. It provides emergency care, ambulatory care services, laboratory testing, medical imaging, physical and occupational therapy, swing-bed rehabilitation programs, respite care, and board-certified specialist and wellness education.
WMCHealth is a 1,900-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with ten hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region’s only acute care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, a state of the art Telemedicine program, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley.