Willing to take action and embrace new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
A good decision-maker, successful at making timely decisions that maintain excellent standards of patient care within the organization.
Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged, using both formal and informal development.
Approachable and comfortable with diverse groups of people and able to make others comfortable with you.
An effective communicator, capable of figuring out how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.
Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric care solutions.
Passionate about continued professional development related to oncology nursing, case management, and utilization management.
Provide case management for a caseload of Oncology patients.
Assess discharge planning needs at patients admission.
Perform regular concurrent review on all patients and coordinate all needed services including home care to facilitate safe and timely transition to the next level of care and to follow selected patients in the outpatient setting.
Act as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide continuity of care throughout various stages of treatment and followup.
Communicate with physicians and clinical nursing staff regarding ongoing patient care.
Interface with insurance carriers and MSKCC billing departments to initiate appeals and obtain authorizations for treatment.
Current NYS Registered Nurse License/Registration and BSN preferred
2-3 years of clinical hospital nursing experience
Managed care/UR/CM experience strongly preferred
Excellent interpersonal, problem solving and communication skills essential
Strong decision-making and negotiation skills
Knowledge of state and federal regulations that govern health insurance coverage
Knowledge of Microsoft: Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, and Internet Explorer
Hours : Flexible: Four Days x 10 hours
Internal Number: 2019-33239
About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.