Summary of Duties
Manages patient from admission through acute care, alternate care and discharge issues. Case Manager works to partner with physicians toward a common goal – quality care and a safe discharge for patients. Duties include cost consumption activities, resource utilization practices, physician profiling and risk reducing efforts aimed at quality improvement. The Case Manager must possess knowledge of general utilization review criteria as well as knowledge of current policy practices for Medicare, Medi-Cal, HMO and other third party payers.
Qualifications & Requirements
Must be a graduate of an accredited school of Professional Nursing
Must be currently licensed as an RN in the State of California
Must possess Current American Heart Association BLS or American Red Cross Professional Rescuer Certification
CPUR certification within one year of hire preferred
Recent experience with Case Management preferred
Ability to set work direction for self and others
Ability to organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines
Works well with others in a team-oriented environment, including support of other co-workers’ job duties in a manner that further advances the goals and objectives of the whole organization
Demonstrates ability to effectively utilize a computer and Microsoft Office
San Joaquin Community Hospital - 23 months ago
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San Joaquin Community Hospital (SJCH) is a 255-bed acute-care facility located in downtown Bakersfield, California. With more than 100 years...