Summary of Duties
In collaboration with department directors, the Case Management manager plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates nursing service in designated patient care areas in accordance with applicable state and federal guidelines, regulations and standards. Directed by department director, assures the quality of patient care for specific patient groups. Responsible and accountable for unit systems functions, staff performance, and patient care outcomes. Assists department director in accomplishing unit and organizational goals.
Qualifications & Requirements
Current California nursing licensure, as appropriate
B.S.N. or Baccalaureate in related field required or three years management experience
Masters degree preferred
Current BLS card
Minimum of two years working experience in a related role within a health care setting
Three years management experience demonstrating increasing responsibility including assisting with preparing unit budgets preferred
Demonstrates advanced level problem-solving skills and decision-making abilities
Prior proven experience and expertise in clinical area relevant to unit patient population (minimum 2 years clinical work) and/or prior proven experience and expertise in management, either in first line or in shift supervisory work
Emotional stability to deal with crises, continuous interruptions, high prolonged stress of management staff, patient care and physical environment, counseling/coaching staff, providing disciplinary action, positively interacting with medical staff and support services during times of stress and constant change
Excellent verbal and written skills for high level communication within the hospital and at interdisciplinary and administrative meetings and meeting high demands for developing written proposals, preparing budgets, writing evaluations and developing standards and Performance Improvement (PI) reports
Strong organization and self discipline with attention to detail and accuracy
San Joaquin Community Hospital (SJCH) is a 255-bed acute-care facility located in downtown Bakersfield, California. With more than 100 years...