Case Manager - RN (Supplemental) * Job Listing at Methodist Hospital Sacramento in Sacramento, CA
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Methodist Hospital, a member of Dignity Health, is currently looking for a Case Manager to add to their hospital staff. The Case Manager is responsible for assessing, planning, facilitating and advocating for options and services through a continuum of care from admission to discharge for assigned patients. This position performs the above in such a manner as to meet the individuals health needs in order to promote quality and cost-effective outcomes. The position’s emphasis will be on care coordination and positive partnerships with nursing, physicians, and other key disciplines in order to pace the care toward optimal outcomes within the appropriate level of care. The Case Manager will advocate for the patient and family by identifying and valuing patient choices, spiritual needs, cultural, language and socioeconomic barriers. In addition, this position will protect confidentiality while striving to achieve high levels of patient satisfaction and facilitating patient centered care by supporting effective communication and collaborative relationships within the interdisciplinary team and with patient and family interactions. While consistently applying the utilization review process as required by the Code of Federal Regulations including the use of the Dignity Health designated criteria for primary review, this position will also incorporate into the utilization review process the ability to access and interpret clinical information against the designated review criteria to reach correct admission status determinations. Other duties include reviewing clinical documentation to assess the accuracy, specificity, and completeness of physician clinical documentation and identifying if clinical findings suggest the presence of other conditions that are not explicitly documented.
3+ years of nursing experience in an acute care hospital and 1+ year case management in an acute care hospital preferred.
BSN or MSN from an accredited school of nursing and current CA RN license required. An MSN with a concentration in Case Management can serve as a substitute for the experience requirement.
Candidates must have knowledge of the ANA "Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice", ANA "Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements", Nurse Practice act for State of Employment, and Core Measures.
Certifications CCM, ABQAURP and ACM are preferred.
Must speak, read and write English fluently. Requires excellent verbal and written skills. Bilingual skills in other languages preferred.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and work related software required.
The Case Manager shall demonstrate behaviors consistent with the core (Mercy) values in support with Methodist Hospital and the Mission and Philosophy of Dignity Health.
For further information, or to apply online, please vist: www.dignityhealth.org/careers
Dignity Health is an EEO/AA employer.
Methodist Hospital of Sacramento, a Dignity Health member, is an integral part of Sacramento, California"s state capital. Sacramento is a rapidly growing metropolitan area that is family-centric, culturally diverse, and offers an array of affordable housing options. Over the years, our hospitals have evolved, but our mission has remained the same -- to promote healthy communities.
Be a part of our future! Located in one of the fastest-growing areas of Sacramento, Methodist Hospital serves the Sacramento southern suburbs, including Elk Grove, Laguna Creek and Galt communities. Methodist employs more than 1,300 people to serve the needs of more than 10,000 patients seen annually. Our staff enjoys a family-oriented atmosphere, diversity and a mission of caring for the poor and underserved. Methodist was built in 1973 and has a modern Family Birth Center, which includes a Level II NICU, and an expanded Emergency Department to meet the growing needs of the community. We also offer a hospital-based Bariatric Surgery program, an active Occupational and Physical Therapy Department and a nationally recognized Orthopedics Department. Learn more at www.methodistsacramento.org.
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