Registered Nurse Case Manager - Neurosurgery

Bethesda, MD 20814

Job Category: Nurse Job Number: 4046

Job Description

Currently recruiting a Registered Nurse Case Manager to provide care to Active Duty heroes, their families, and retirees at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Neurosurgery Clinic, Bethesda, Maryland. Schedule is an 8 hour day, M - F, between the hours of 0600 - 2300. Services are required on federal holidays.

  • Attends and participates in patient nursing reports, patient care conferences, team/unit/clinic conferences, discharge planning, and staff conferences as deemed appropriate.
  • Maintain and document inpatient and outpatient medical records IA W with DoD policies and procedures appropriate to the function. Medical records will be subject to review by the appropriate committees and service.
  • Know documentation requirements and MTF policies regarding the release of information to outside agencies. Prepare correspondence and summaries to a variety of requestors, such as the Veterans Administration and Social Security Administration.
  • Practice clinical case management including client assessment, plan of care development, implementation, documentation and evaluation. As a healthcare resource, expertly interface with clinical care team members to facilitate cost efficient and quality interventions. Make recommendations to ensure patients receive medically necessary appropriate care in the appropriate clinical setting. Perform as a consultant to other committees and task forces as needed regarding case management issues.
  • Utilize organizational Case Management (CM) guidelines, policies and procedures to ensure compliance with DoD, Joint Commission and MTF requirements.
  • Ensure quality of care issues are documented and reported to appropriate personnel and corrective action is taken.
  • Quality Improvement shall include the following responsibilities:
    • Assist in quality improvement data collection and review
    • Help with problem solving regarding quality improvement issues
    • Participate in multidisciplinary functional groups and process action teams as needed
    • Uphold established patient care and practice standards
    • Participate in ongoing review of clinic policies and procedures and make appropriate revisions as required
    • Review and submit reports as required
    • Participate in all mandatory training
  • Responds to cardiopulmonary arrest as appropriate and arranges appropriate back up from the MTF clinical staff and/or from Emergency Medical Services (EMS) as appropriate.

  • Degree/Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from a college or university accredited by National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). .
  • Certifications in addition to Basic Life Support: In addition to BLS, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) if required by client. Should have and maintain current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS), certification must be by American Heart Association and individual must demonstrate ability to initiate CPR in event of respirator or cardiopulmonary arrest. Certificate must be renewed every year at no cost to the Government.
  • Experience: Minimum of one (1) year experience within the preceding three (3) Years in designated Specialty, have a working knowledge of CPT/ICD-9/10 codes. Possess a working knowledge of military culture, customs and procedures including military profiles and retention of Active Duty Personnel, ability to effectively communicate with health providers at all levels and to provide professional assistance to health care finders in making referrals to appropriate health care providers.
  • Board Certification: Possess one of the following certifications:
    • Commission for Case Manager Certification Certified Case Manager (CCM)
    • Certification of Disability Management Specialists Commission: Certified Disability Management Specialist (CDMS)
    • Association of Rehabilitation Nurses: Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN)
    • American Board for Occupational Health Nurses Certified Occupational Health Nurse (COHN) or Certified Occupational Health Nurse-Specialist (COHN-S).
    • National Board for Certification in Continuity of Care: Advanced Certification in Continuity of Care (ACCC)
    • Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification: Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC)
    • American Nurses Credentialing Center Nurse Case Manager (RN-NCM)
    • National Academy of Certified Care Managers: Care Manager Certified (CMC)
  • Licensure/Registration:: Valid license in at least one (1) state territory or commonwealth of the US.
  • US Citizen (to access government computer systems)

  • Competitive pay
  • 10 days paid time off per year plus 7 sick days per year
  • 11 paid Federal holidays
  • Health & Welfare allowance mostly cover the cost of health insurance, long and short-term disability, and life insurance
  • Dental and vision plans offered, 401(k)


The Arora Group is an award-winning, Joint Commission-certified nationwide healthcare services company that, for almost 30 years, has provided medical care for the men and women who serve our country in the U.S. Armed Forces. Our mission is to provide world-class care and give our healthcare professionals opportunities to improve their skills, learn from the best, and serve the needs of active duty service members, their families, and veterans.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
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