At MemorialCare Health System, we believe in providing extraordinary health care to our communities and an exceptional working environment for our people. Whether it's our recognition as one of the nation's Top 100 Health Systems or outcomes that repeatedly exceed the expected, you'll be energized by our commitment to innovation, continuous learning and your professional and personal growth.
Position Summary: The Registered Nurse Care Manager collaborates with other professional disciplines/unit leaders to ensure safe and effective patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. S/he is responsible for facilitation of appropriate length of stay and continuum of care outcomes, through the care management of all systems and services required for an organized, multidisciplinary team approach to care. The RN Care Manager coordinates patient’s care from hospitalization through discharge in collaboration with the health plan partners, to best meet the patients’ physical, emotional, and spiritual needs and post-acute needs. The RN Care Manager uses a problem-solving process that includes assessment, problem identification, goal definition, plan development, evaluation, reassessment, and plan revision, and documentation in the patient record to achieve optimum patient outcomes on both an individual and population basis. The success of the department is inherent on the individual’s ability to demonstrate positive professional communication with patient / families, physicians and other providers and to meet / exceed benchmarks for quality outcomes and finical targets.
· Three (3) to five (5) years Acute Care experience in clinical areas and specifically in area of specialization with knowledge of utilization review, discharge planning activities, government and managed care regulations, quality improvement principles and risk management preferred
· Computer, internet, order entry and word processing experience preferred.
· Current California RN license required
· Current AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers card required