This position is located in Serra Mesa.
8-hour variable shift, working every other weekend
Unit assignment: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
ED assignment: 7:45 am – 4:15 pm, 12:00 pm- 8:30 pm, or 4:00 pm – 12:30 am
Graduate of an accredited nursing program required
Bachelor's degree in nursing or related healthcare field preferred
Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse licensure required
Certified Case Manager preferred
Current CPR certification required
Minimum 2 years RN experience in the acute patient care setting including either Intensive Care, Progressive/ Intermediate Care, Medical-Surgical and/ or Emergency room areas required
5 years of RN experience preferred
Two or more years of Utilization/ Case Management experience required, experience in a managed care setting preferred
Comprehensive understanding of fiscal impact of patient management
Knowledge of clinical criteria for Utilization Review (InterQual or Milliman)
Proficiency with information systems and computer programs inclusive of electronic medical records and clinical information programs
Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
Dynamic and fast paced Case Management Department inclusive of discharge planning, utilization review, social work and support staff team members. The Case Manager is responsible for gathering comprehensive information for patient assessment inclusive of client's health, behaviors, cultural influences, health beliefs and values. The Case Manager will work to positively influence patient outcomes by identifying issues requiring intervention, anticipating barriers, utilize resources appropriately and document activities and findings which contribute to the plan of care. This position requires excellent communication skills and the ability to interact and manage multiple methods of communication tools (phone, computer, e-mail, etc.) Performance is consistent with defined Case Management indicators of quality care, multi-disciplinary medical team collaboration, patient advocacy and resource management.
This position is for an RN Case Manager at Sharp Memorial Hospital. Case Management at Sharp Memorial Hospital is part of the Utilization Review Department. The department uses a collaborative model of nursing, social work and clinical support to navigate patients through utilization review, resource utilization and the discharge process. This dynamic and fast-paced department is comprised of RN case managers, medical social workers and support staff.
Sharp Memorial Hospital — the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms — is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-centered care and consists of 368 beds . Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, the hospital offers the latest medical technology and is home to San Diego’s largest, most modern Emergency and Trauma Center.
Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multi-organ transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.
Essential Physical Requirements May Include
Fine Manipulation / Pinching
Reaching below shoulder level
Reaching above shoulder level
Bed mobilization (scooting / rolling)
Lateral transfers (bed to gurney)
Bed to chair/wheelchair/commode transfer
Lift up to 50 pounds
Push/Pull over 100 pounds
Carry up to 25 pounds
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/D/V).
Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.
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