Works collaboratively with physicians, staff and other health care professionals within his/her Division to coordinate the care and service of selected patient populations across the continuum within the acute care setting. The role works collaboratively with patient, family, physician and other members of the health care team to achieve the highest quality clinical outcomes with the most cost effective use of available resources. The Case Manager assumes responsibility for an interdisciplinary process which assesses, plans, implements, monitors and measures the effectiveness of interventions to meet patients' treatment
and transitional needs. The Case Manager is knowledgeable about various age-related care protocols and functions within their scope of practice. The Case Manager an integral member of the health care team as well as the Divisional Care Management department. Collaborates with the Divisional Care Management team on system-wide quality improvement/performance improvement initiatives.