About the Job


Effingham Health System is seeking
a RN Case Manager.
Serving our community since 1969, Effingham Health System is more than just an acute medical/surgical hospital and nursing home. Here at EHS "Our People Matter"; we provide our staff with far more than just a place to work. We offer many career paths and we believe job satisfaction is one of the most important attributes of an outstanding organization. We highly value diverse ideas, perspectives and skills that all team members bring based on their unique background and experience. We're the best in our field, and as a future EHS employee, we ask that you to help us get even better


Under the general direction of the Director of Transitional Care, the Case Manager will assist in the planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluating, and directing our social services and Discharge Planning Programs, and act as a coordinator between patient, family, physician, community agencies and resources, and this facility to assure that the medically related emotional and social needs of the patient are met/maintained in accordance with TJC, federal, state, and local guidelines, organizational and departmental policies and procedures. Communicates with medical staff, other departments, and outside agencies while maintaining confidentiality. Position requires self-motivation, creativity, and capabilities to function in a semi-autonomous role within a fast pace and dynamic environment

Ensures adherence to proper infection control, OSHA and safety standards.Meet with medical and nursing staff, and other related departments in arranging social services, counseling, patient education, and discharge planning. Develop and maintain a good working rapport with other departments within the facility and outside community health & welfare and social agencies to assure that social service programs can be properly utilized to meet the needs of the patients. Assist in the development, administering, and coordination of the department policies and procedures. Continuously review department policies and procedures with a complete review once every three years. Participates on various committees as may be appointed by the Director of Nursing and Clinical Services. Act as a resource and consultant to other departments in the facility and community. Participate in discharge planning, development and implementation of social care plans and patient assessments. Interview & evaluate patients and if appropriate their families and health care professionals to determine the patient's medical/social/and physical status and needs pre and post admission; and determine if and what intervention is necessary along with referrals to services and agencies. Actively seek out new models of patient education, social agencies, governmental agencies, health disciplines, etc., that can be used in our facility to further promote the well-being and health of patients and the surrounding community. Perform administrative requirements, completing necessary forms, reports oral and written; charting, social service progress notes, etc. Act as an information resource for the patient, family members (when appropriate), our facility and the community as regards Medicaid/Medicare, social service programs, agencies, financial aid, transportation, and other services that may/may not be available in the community or to the patient. Compile and maintain a social service directory listing available community services. Make routine visits to new admissions and perform services as necessary. Coordinate discharge and patient needs with the physician, obtaining physician orders, coordinating the best options available to patient, family, and physician. Follow up with the patient after discharge to ensure that the discharge plan has gone into effect. Assist the patient and or family in completing and interpreting necessary forms to obtain services. Perform other duties as requested, required, needed or assigned

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Level of Education: Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Nursing

Management skills with experience in planning, organizing, implementing, facilitating, interviewing, counseling, and verbal and written communications

Licensure, Certification, Registration: Must have and maintain an unencumbered license/Certification as a Registered Nurse with the State of Georgia, and have and maintain a BLSCPR certification


Minimum of Two years' experience in Case Management required. Intermediate computer skills with word processing and spreadsheet capabilities