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Health Care Case Manager (Passaic Central, Paterson, NJ)

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Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Health Care Case Manager (Passaic Central, Paterson, NJ)
Job Category Staff & Executive - Healthcare - Nursing
Department SN-FXB Center-Chp Program

The François-Xavier Bagnoud Center (FXB Center) within the Rutgers School of Nursing is a leader and innovator in the collaborative development of sustainable programs for vulnerable women, children, youth and families, including those infected/affected by HIV. FXB staff work across programs locally, nationally and globally.
We envision a health care system that is able to meet the needs of the most vulnerable populations through equitable, evidence-based, high quality care that promotes optimum health and supports elimination of health disparities. Continuing our history as leaders and innovators in the care of women, children, and families living with HIV, our mission is to eliminate barriers to interdisciplinary, client-centered, equitable, high-quality health care for those at greatest risk for socially-determined health vulnerabilities. The FXB Center strives to meet this mission through research, education, and translation of evidence-based findings into practice.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Health Care Case Manager for the François-Xavier Bagnoud Center – Child Health Unit of School of Nursing. The Health Care Case Manager functions to support the Division of Youth and Family Services (DYFS)/Department of Children and Families (DCF) in meeting the health care and protection needs of children in out-of-home placement, in collaboration with the other staff of the Child Health Unit in that local office. The Health Care Case Manager provides nursing case management services in home, local office and health care settings. Nursing case management services include nursing assessment of a child’s health status and care needs, development of a health plan, maintenance of a medical passport/health summary, ongoing monitoring, coordination of care, advocacy, and health education to assure that each child in out-of-home placement receives appropriate health care, per EPSDT and AAP guidelines.

  • Assists with enrollment of child in managed care entity and identification of a medical home upon entry into out-of-home placement; informs the child, caregiver, and DCF/CP&P.
  • Assesses child’s health care status and needs by retrieving a complete health history through obtaining and reviewing all medical records and interviewing past providers and caregivers; forwards all information to the medical home and other health providers.
  • Schedules an Initial Physical Health Evaluation, in consultation with caregivers and DCF/CP&P; reviews the preliminary and final reports, and ensures that all recommendations for health care are completed.
  • Develops a Child Health Care Plan in collaboration with the child’s medical home, specialists, caregivers, and other providers.
  • Ensures that the child is scheduled for and attends timely EPSDT visits and specialty appointments; reviews all reports and forwards necessary reports to the medical home.
  • Provides ongoing monitoring of children’s health, behavioral health, developmental and educational status, and ensures that appropriate health care and services are in place.
  • Maintains systematic communication, contact, and consultation with the child’s caregivers and the DCF/CP&P case management team; educates caregivers and DCF/CP&P staff about health issues,which are pertinent to child’s care.
  • Facilitates transfer of care and records to an identified medical home and HMO care manager when the child is changing placement or upon reunification or permanent placement.
  • Provides assistance when accidents or illnesses occur in workplace emergencies; performs CPR as indicated and notifies 911 and supervisor.
  • Participates in continuous quality improvement activities and research data collection.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week 37.5
Daily Work Shift Day
FLSA Exempt
Grade 25S
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 60137.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 72937.000
Annual Maximum Salary 85737.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description HPAE, Local 5094
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at:

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP


Minimum Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or a BA/BS in a health-related field; may substitute years of pediatric experience for degree.
  • Current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey.
  • A minimum of 1-2 years of pediatric nursing experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Current certification in American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers.
  • Computer literacy/computer skills.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Two (2) years of experience in nursing case management, community health nursing, or nursing care of vulnerable families.
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
  • Requires the ability to lift up to 50 pounds (infants/children) to waist level.
Special Conditions
  • Possesses own vehicle or alternative means of transportation from one site to another.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Posting Details

Posting Number 18ST0619
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Off Campus
Location Details Passaic Central, Paterson, NJ

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address:

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of nursing experience do you have?
    • 0 to 1
    • 2 to 4
    • 5 to 8
    • 8+
  3. * How many years of pediatric nursing experience do you have?
    • 0 to 1
    • 2 to 4
    • 5 to 8
    • 8+
    • 5+

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application