Nurse Case Manager (Per Diem)

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

Who We Are

Patient focused, community oriented, conveniently located and equipped with technology that rivals the nation’s most prestigious healthcare systems, Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center offers a comprehensive and growing array of services delivered by caring and highly skilled medical professionals. We’re proud of the therapeutic and administrative upgrades we have made. Mountainside Medical Center has been serving Montclair and its surrounding New Jersey communities since 1891. The physicians, nurses and volunteers who are a part of the Mountainside family are your friends and neighbors. We're your community, your hospital and team, working hard for you.

Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center is proud to continue to provide world-class health care services in a community setting. Our 365 bed medical center has successfully transitioned from a stand-alone facility to being part of Hackensack Meridian Health, the most comprehensive and truly integrated network in New Jersey.  Mountainside is a joint venture between Hackensack Meridian Health and Ardent Health Services, one of the country’s leading private hospital management companies.

We are looking for a dynamic and passionate Nurse Case Manager to join the Mountainside Team!

What You’ll Do

The Nurse Case Manager will work within an interdisciplinary team and collaborate with physicians, family members, nurses, and other hospital staff throughout the patient’s continuum of care. The Case Manager will provide compassionate quality care while assisting patients and families from pre-admission through discharge planning.

The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Validate accurate status order to match appropriate level of care

  • Proactively involved in discharge planning and ongoing assessments

  • Secure appropriate certification from payers for services provided

  • Prompt, accurate, and detailed reporting/documentation

  • Review physician orders and patient progression on a daily basis and intervenes with care coordination as needed

  • Plan for care need with active involvement of patient, significant others, hospital staff involved in treatment process;

  • Application of process improvement methodologies in evaluating outcomes of care
  • Coordination of  communication with physicians, nursing, and staff of ancillary departments
  • Evaluation of care provided against the Length of Stay
  • Collaboration with Admitting to ensure accuracy of patient demographic and insurance information
  • Communication with patients and their families around medical plan of care and discharge plan
  • Assess and plan for discharge needs and arrangements, including leading multi-disciplinary care conferences in conjunction with Nursing
  • Perform any and all duties assigned

What You’ll Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required, Master’s degree preferred
  • Must have a minimum of 3 or more years of acute care nursing experience
  • Must have a minimum of 2 or more years of case management experience preferably in an acute care facility
  • New Jersey State license that is active and in good standing
  • Must have a current BLS certification, a certification in case management highly preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

What We Offer

  • Competitive pay

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • 401k with Company match

  • Company paid basic life insurance and long term disability coverage

  • Generous paid time off, including an additional extended illness bank

  • 6 Paid Holidays

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Advancement and career development opportunities

Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.