The Care Manager is the leardership associate responsible for assissting with the planning, organizing, coordinating, implementing and evaluating  the administrative operation and clinical practice activities whithin one or more areas on a twenty-four hour basis.  A priority of this postion is for the Care Manager to assist the Chief Rention Officier to achieve goals on staff development, staff satisfaction and staff retention.  Provides patient reviews that are coordinated to provide seamless, integrated system of care that is high value, cost effective and customer focused.  The Care Manager must have knowlede of specialty services and related nursing standards and be aware of th changing health care environment locally and nationwide.  The Care Manager must possess ourtstanding verbal and written communication skills and have an understanding and acceptance of Franciscan Philosophy and Standards of Service Excellence.