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Sun Aug 20, 2017 - 9 weeks ago

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Case Manager

Case Manager



Department:
Case Management


Schedule:
Per Diem


Shift:
Day Shift


Hours:
8


Job Details:

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The Case Manager collaborates with physician(s) and/or members of the interdisciplinary care team in the screening of inpatients and potential discharges for appropriate level of care. Identifies patients who may benefit from Case Management (e.g. high-risk, problem-prone patients). Provides information regarding community resources to patients/families. Collaborates with patients/families to develop discharge plans. Ensures that appropriate referrals to community resources (e.g. patient's financial concerns, difficult social situations, difficult placement issues, multi-disciplinary referrals) occur. Reviews the utilization of resources and works to reduce unnecessary lengths of stay and the over utilization of hospital services. Reviews the medical record for quality and utilization indicators, recording and communicating identified variances as appropriate through the quality indicator monitoring process.



Qualifications:







Bilingual ability a plus

BLS or CPR Required

Current RN licensure with State of California Board of Nurse Examiners

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred and master's degree highly desirable

Prefer RN with Case Management experience, or two years as discharge planner or utilization review nurse

Three to five years of clinical experience as a RN in an acute hospital







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