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RN Case Manager I 10 Hour Full Time Days

Job ID: 2105023590 Date posted: 06/22/2021 Facility: Desert Regional Medical Center
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We know it takes a special person to be a nurse, and we are committed to providing our nurses with an enriching and rewarding environment. We provide the resources, tools and support our employees need to serve our patients and customers in the best way possible — so we can provide the right care, in the right place, at the right time, and do so with compassion.

  • Days
  • No travel

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  • Innovative
  • Collaborative
  • Resourceful
  • Advocate
  • Person-centered
  • Critical thinker

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I feel like I'm rewarded in many ways. Just the time that I get to share with patients and learn who they are - I feel like that's a gift to me.”

- Elizabeth Vernon, RN

Benefits

  • Medical
  • Paid Time Off
  • Dental
  • 401(k)
  • Tutition
    Reimbursment
  • Life and
    Disability
    Insurance

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Responsibilities

Desert Regional Medical Center is a 385 bed acute-care hospital classified as a stroke receiving center and level 2 trauma facility with an innovative , patient centered and evidence-based Rehabilitation Services Department. Our compassionate team provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services, including acute care rehabilitation,joint replacement & spinal surgery, neurosurgery, ICU, Telemetry, step-down care, skilled nursing, as well as outpatient therapy, hand and lymphedema clinics.

Summary

  • The RN Case Manager is responsible to facilitate care along a continuum through effective resource coordination to help patients achieve optimal health, access to care and appropriate utilization of resources, balanced with the patient’s resources and right to self-determination.
  • The individual in this position has overall responsibility for ensuring that care is provided at the appropriate level of care based on medical necessity and to assess the patient for transition needs to promote timely throughput, safe discharge and prevent avoidable readmissions.
  • This position integrates national standards for case management scope of services including:
  • Utilization Management supporting medical necessity and denial prevention
  • Transition Management promoting appropriate length of stay, readmission prevention and patient satisfaction
  • Care Coordination by demonstrating throughput efficiency while assuring care is the right sequence and at appropriate level of care
  • Compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements, TJC accreditation standards and Tenet policy
  • Education provided to physicians, patients, families and caregivers

Responsibilities
The individual’s responsibilities include the following activities:

  • Accurate medical necessity screening and submission for Physician Advisor review,
  • Care coordination,
  • Transition planning assessment and reassessment,
  • Implementation or oversight of implementation of the transition plan,
  • Leading and facilitating multi-disciplinary patient care conferences,
  • Managing concurrent disputes,
  • Making appropriate referrals to other departments, h ) identifying and referring complex patients to Social Work Services,
  • Communicating with patients and families about the plan of care,
  • Collaborating with physicians, office staff and ancillary departments,
  • Leading and facilitating Complex Case Review,
  • Assuring patient education is completed to support post-acute needs ,
  • Timely complete and concise documentation in Case Management system, n ) maintenance of accurate patient demographic and insurance information,
  • Identification and documentation of potentially avoidable days,
  • Identification and reporting over and underutilization,
  • And other duties as assigned



Qualifications:

Education

  • Preferred: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Experience

  • Required: Two (2) years acute hospital patient care experience.
  • Preferred: Acute hospital case management experience.

Certifications

  • Required: CA RN license.
  • Preferred: Accredited Case Manager (ACM)


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Job: Case Management/Home Health
Primary Location: Palm Springs, California
Facility: Desert Regional Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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