Residential Nurse Case Manager - Plainsboro,NJ

Job Locations US-NJ-Plainsboro
Requisition ID
Health Care
Full Time


Are you passionate about making a real difference in the lives of people with brain injuries? Are you looking for a new challenge and a career with real purpose? As a Nurse Case Manager at Bancroft NeuroRehab, you’ll support adults’ rehabilitation and empower them to realize their best life.


Help Others Rebound, Recover and Reconnect

Bancroft NeuroRehab fosters a stable environment for individuals with brain injuries and neurological conditions to rebound, recover and reconnect.


Bancroft is seeking Residential Nurse Case Manager in our Plainsboro, NJ location to promote the health and wellness of the individuals supported. This includes services, advocacy, and education to contribute to continued provision of quality health care to persons with developmental disabilities, brain injuries, and neurological impairments within the specific program.


Essential Responsibilities:


  1. Operating within personal license constraints in strict accordance with regulations and guidelines defined by the Nurse Practices Act, Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD), N.J. Department of Health, N.J. Department of Education Administrative Code and Amendments, Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), Joint Commission for the Accreditation of Healthcare Organization (JCAHO) and Division of Children and Family Services (DCF) where applicable, Individual Program Plan (IPP), Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA), and established Bancroft policies and procedures, provides various nursing care management oversight and identifies, assess, and improve and maintain the quality of life and healthcare to persons served:Serves as key liaison, advocate, and a resource of information regarding both routine and special healthcare needs to support a comprehensive care plan for each person:
  • Facilitates a team approach to the continued provision of quality care to individual supported through interaction, communication, and collaboration with family members, discipline-specific clinical staff, primary physicians, healthcare providers, pharmacists, Nursing Department management/staff, Medical Director, program management/staff, School staff members, external case workers, state and federal regulatory agencies, insurance companies, hospitals and rehabilitation facilities, etc., to attain and maintain the provision of quality care for persons served and assist in the removal or modification of reported health-related barriers; Communicates effectively professionally and respectively.


  • Identifies and assesses the routine, special, and changing healthcare needs of Individuals supported and works jointly with the healthcare and program team to implement a comprehensive healthcare plan and service delivery system that is responsive to the needs of persons served, emphasizes the value of integrated healthcare disciplines and services by linking individuals with appropriate providers, and reduces gaps in or overlap of services;


  • Coordinates, monitors, and assesses the overall provision of care, treatment, and therapy by healthcare providers to promote compliance with the care plan, the continued progress of each individual supported, and to facilitate expected outcomes for each. May identify and facilitate the referral of persons served to healthcare providers to best meet individual healthcare needs. Provides direction and feedback to team members regarding the implementation on ways to meet current needs and meet licensing requirements.


  • Physically assesses all individuals on admission and completes admission nursing assessment. This includes program to program transfers and admissions from the community. May complete additional nursing/physical assessments as determined by supervisor.


  • Effectively communicated needs of individual during transfers and discharges and completes a transfer/discharge summary


  • Works cohesively and provide direction and supervision to Licensed Practical Nurses who work within the service team if applicable.


  • Facilitates, may schedule, and monitors healthcare appointments for individuals supported and may assist in providing the documentation required for the appointment; e.g., referral forms as required by insurance plan, medical history, laboratory results, etc. May accompany program staff and persons served on appointments, as needed; May assist program with making appointments and obtaining referrals if this is a determined need by program leadership.


  • Nurse Case Managers are self-directed and may assist as they determine necessary but will meet with the individuals on the caseload as determined by the Director of nursing.



  • Works with program management and identified medical support staff to prepare individuals supported for scheduled laboratory tests and special studies as ordered by healthcare providers and specialists; may communicate pre-testing restrictions, as appropriate, etc.   When laboratory and related tests results are available, reviews results and consults with healthcare providers, as needed, to obtain or clarify medical information, discuss further testing needs, etc. ;May need to assist program with determining what providers may be preferred as determined by the individuals medical insurance.


  • May participate, as appropriate, in the screening and potential admission of new individuals and the transition of existing persons served across programs by reviewing medical records, coordinating necessary services, etc., to contribute to a smooth and efficient process; Will review records of all individual prior to admission and work with the admission department and the Medical Director during the admission process.


  • May administer daily and emergency medications as ordered by physician or as needed. May administer injections to the individuals if needed in the community setting to meet programs’ needs.


Education & Experience:

Registered Nurse required with a current and valid N.J. license. Degree in Nursing and/or certification in Case Management/ Developmental Disability and or Brain Injury Specialist, Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse, CRRN. Minimum of two year of general nursing experience required, with three years of prior experience preferred.


Special Skills:

When applicable, and In compliance with JCAHO, CARF and DCF guidelines, demonstrated individual-specific competencies to work with a neurologically-challenged population and to provide individual-specific services and resources to persons served, their families, and staff is required.

EEO Statement

Bancroft stands strong against racism and hate of all kinds and supports actions leading to respect, equality, fairness and peace. We advocate for and embrace an inclusive and just world. One world. For everyone. We work with heart, respect and collaboration. We are communicators, listeners, problem solvers, partners and collaborators. Bring your authentic self to our team.  

Bancroft is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and supports diversity, equity and inclusion in its hiring and employment practices, so that every team member can feel a true sense of belonging, and maximize their unique potential.  To this end, all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  


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