Health Care Case Manager Camden East (Voorhees)

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Recruitment/Posting Title Health Care Case Manager Camden East (Voorhees)
Job Category Staff & Executive - Medical (Clinical) - Nursing
Department SN-FXB Center-Chp Program
The School of Nursing is one of eight schools of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. As part of the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences division, the School of Nursing (Newark, New Brunswick, and Blackwood) offers unique opportunities in education, research, and practice at a leading national research university which is the state’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education.
Innovative academic offerings include bachelor’s, master’s, post-master’s, DNP and PhD programs that are preparing nurse leaders of today and tomorrow at campus locations in Newark, New Brunswick, and Blackwood, NJ.
Rutgers School of Nursing provides unparalleled opportunities in teaching, scholarship, clinical practice and multidisciplinary collaboration. Innovative academic offerings include bachelors, masters, post-master and doctoral degree programs that are preparing nurse leaders of today and tomorrow.
New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university-wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.
Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.
Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state—at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, including Piscataway; and at locations in Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Stratford, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Newark’s University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.
Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives. 
Posting Summary
Rutgers The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Health Care Case Manager for Camden East Office in the Department of Child Health Program at Rutgers School of Nursing, located in Voorhees, NJ.
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:
  • Upon entry into out-of-home placement, assists with enrollment of a child in a managed care entity and identification of a medical home (primary care provider), and informs the child, caregiver and DCF/CP&P, as needed.
  • Assesses a child’s heath care status and needs by retrieving a complete health history through obtaining and reviewing all medical records and interviewing past providers and caregivers; forwards all information to the medical home and other health providers as needed.
  • Schedules an Initial Physical Health Evaluation, in consultation with the caregiver and DCF/CP&P, reviews the preliminary and final reports, and ensures that all recommendations for health care are completed.
  • Develops a child health care plan in collaboration with the child’s medical home, as well as involved specialists, caregivers, other community service providers, and when appropriate, DCF/CP&P.
  • Facilitates transfer of care and records to an identified medical home and HMO care manager, if applicable, when the child is changing placement or upon reunification/permanent placement.
  • Conducts nursing placement assessments on children entering or changing out-of-home placement, when appropriate.
  • Provides assistance when accidents or illness occur in workplace emergencies; performs CPR as indicated, and notifies 911 and supervisor.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift Day
Work Arrangement
FLSA Exempt
Grade 25S
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 65083.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 78131.000
Annual Maximum Salary 92788.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description HPAE, Local 5094
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to .
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to
Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP


Minimum Education and Experience
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or a BA / BS degree in a health related field required; may substitute years of pediatric nursing experience for degree.
  • A minimum of 1-2 years of experience in pediatric nursing required.

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse, required.
  • Current certification in American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers required.
  • Vehicle and a valid license required for off-site visits.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Preferred Qualifications
  • Two (2) years of experience in nursing case management, community health nursing, or nursing care of vulnerable families preferred.
Equipment Utilized
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.
Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 23ST0530
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Off Campus
City Vorhees
State NJ
Location Details

Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Immunization Requirements

Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees , Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals , if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

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