Health Care Case Manager for Mercer South (Trenton, NJ)
|Recruitment/Posting Title||Health Care Case Manager for Mercer South (Trenton, NJ)|
|Job Category||Staff & Executive - Medical (Clinical) - Nursing|
|Department||SN-FXB Center-Chp Program|
Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care (UBHC), established in 1971, offers a full continuum of evidence based behavioral health and addiction services for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors throughout New Jersey. UBHC’s 1,060 experienced behavioral health professionals and support staff are dedicated to treatment, prevention, and education. UBHC, one of the largest providers of behavioral health care in the country, has a budget of $260 million and has 15 sites throughout New Jersey. Services are readily accessible and include: inpatient, outpatient, partial hospitalization, screening, crisis stabilization, family/caregiver support, community outreach and case management, supportive housing, supported employment, prevention and consultation, employee assistance programs, and a licensed therapeutic school from preschool through high school. Specialty services include the New Jersey suicide prevention helpline and peer help lines for police, veterans, active military, teachers, mothers of special needs children and child protective service workers. In FY2016, UBHC treated 16,199consumers, had 24,502 admissions, and touched the lives of 19,441 individual callers through peer support. In addition, UBHC is the primary mental health training resource for the New Jersey Departments of Human Services, Children and Families, and Corrections, delivering 16,000 trainings each year.
|Posting Summary|| |
Rutgers The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Health Care Case Manager for the Department of Child Health Program at Rutgers School of Nursing.
The Heath Care Case Management position (HCCM) functions to support the Department of Children and Families (DCF)/Child Protection and Permanency (CP&P) in meeting the health care and protection needs of children in out-of-home placement, in collaboration with other staff of the Child Health Unit in that local office. Provides nursing case management services in home, local office and health care settings. Nursing case management services include nursing assessment of a child’s health status and care needs, development of a health plan, maintenance of a health passport/health summary, ongoing monitoring, coordination of care, advocacy, and health education to assure that each child in out-of-home placement receives appropriate health care per EPSDT and American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines.
Among the key duties of the position are the following:
|Position Status||Full Time|
|Hours Per Week|
|Daily Work Shift||Day|
|Annual Minimum Salary||65083.000|
|Annual Mid Range Salary||78131.000|
|Annual Maximum Salary||92788.000|
|Union Description||HPAE, Local 5094|
Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview .
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https://finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health-insurance.
|Terms of Appointment||Staff - 12 month|
|Position Pension Eligibility||ABP|
|Minimum Education and Experience|| |
|Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities|| |
|Preferred Qualifications|| |
|Physical Demands and Work Environment|| |
Standing, bending, and walking (up and down) stairs and the ability to lift 50 pounds (infants/children records) to waist level. No special vision requirements.
|Posting Open Date|
|Special Instructions to Applicants|
|Regional Campus||Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)|
|Home Location Campus||Off Campus|
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.
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