CARE MANAGER - Full-Time - Day in San Diego, CA at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

Date Posted: 2/14/2018

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Job Description

Using objective data, evidence based screening tools, and care team referrals, the CM screens all patients in their assigned caseload to identify those patients who may have discharge needs; who may be at risk for an unplanned readmission within 30 days of acute care discharge; who have a high risk of mortality; who are medically complex and may have a prolonged LOS or who have payer issues. The CM completes a more comprehensive review of these targeted patients to develop a prioritized list of patients they will actively manage. The CM will coordinate with the health care team and the patient/family to address payer issues that impact care, and to develop a transition plan of care that includes a safe discharge plan and plan for follow up with care providers post discharge. The CM ensures that the patient/family agrees with and understands this transition plan and that the plan is implemented appropriately. Works in collaboration with utilization review nurse to ensure that reviews are completed timely.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills: 3 plus year's clinical experience.

Required Certification/Registration:Current California RN License. BLS for Health Care Provider.

Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification: Medical/Surgical acute experience preferred. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) highly desired. Case Management and/or home care experience preferred. Case management certification highly preferred.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
 
 
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Keywords: Medical Surgical Nurse, Case Manager, Care Manager, Case Management, Utilization Review Nurse, Discharge Planning