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  • Case Manager - RN

    Specialty Area
    Case Manager - RN
  • Overview

    Come and grow your career with one of our client hospitals in West Los Angeles!

    This client facility is ranked among the top five American hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report. They were also rated the best hospital in the western United States for the 25th consecutive year and the No. 1 hospital in the Los Angeles metropolitan area.

     

    13-week full time contract with potential to extend.

     

    Local or travel candidates are welcome to apply!

    Responsibilities

    The Case Manager is responsible for utilizing advanced nursing skills in the assessment and planning of clinical care for an identified group of patients. Collaborates with the Attending, Resident, and Intern medical staff as well as Resource Planning, Nursing, ancillary, professional, and technical staff to coordinate the delivery of high quality, individualized, cost-effective patient care. Performs appropriate Utilization Review functions utilizing approved Intensity of Service, Severity of Illness criteria. Coordinates utilization management and evaluates services provided. Oversight responsibilities of the Resource Planner includes delegation and supervision of daily work assignments, education of the discharge planning process, and identification of barriers to discharge/transfers. Concurrently intervenes to enhance patient quality outcomes where appropriate. Brings support to the performance improvement process by comprehensive analysis of patterns and trends. Acts as a consultant to the Care Coordination team, clinical team, and other departments.

    Qualifications

    Licenses/Certification:  CA RN License. 

     

    Experience: 2 years of Inpatient Case Management, Utilization Review, and Discharge Planning. Knowledge of Interqual guidelines.

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