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UCLA - RN - Clinical Case Manager

(29196659)

Location: Los Angeles, California - United States
Posted: 12/7/2017

Job Description:

Through a shared vision of unyielding excellence, UCLA Health has earned a position of prominence in health care. In the <i>U.S.News & World Report</i> "Americas Best Hospitals Honor Roll, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center ranks as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the top-ranked hospital in both California and the Los Angeles metropolitan area. If youre passionate about achieving the absolute best outcomes, we invite you to join UCLA Health.
<br> The Case Manager is responsible for utilizing advanced nursing skills in the assessment and planning of clinical care for an identified group of patients. Collaborates with the Attending, Resident, and Intern medical staff as well as Resource Planning, Nursing, ancillary, professional, and technical staff to coordinate the delivery of high quality, individualized, cost-effective patient care. Performs appropriate Utilization Review functions utilizing approved Intensity of Service, Severity of Illness criteria. Coordinates utilization management and evaluates services provided. Oversight responsibilities of the Resource Planner includes delegation and supervision of daily work assignments, education of the discharge planning process, and identification of barriers to discharge/transfers. Concurrently intervenes to enhance patient quality outcomes where appropriate. Brings support to the performance improvement process by comprehensive analysis of patterns and trends. Acts as a consultant to the Care Coordination team, clinical team, and other departments. <br><br> Required Skills: <br> RN required<br>BSN highly preferred, MSN preferred. <br>Minimum of three years of acute hospital experience; or the equivalent of education and experience. <br>Recent experience in case management, utilization management, or discharge planning. Team leading or management experience. Self-directed, assertive and creative in problem solving, systems planning and patient care management in a high volume work environment. Demonstrates resourcefulness, effective written and oral communication, diplomacy, organizational, and analytical skills. Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with interdisciplinary teams. Basic working knowledge of a large University teaching hospital; its purpose and functions. <br><br>

As a valued full-time member of our staff, youll enjoy outstanding benefits, including health, dental and vision plans that begin on your first day and a retirement plan that is one of the best in the nation. You will also receive 13 paid holidays and 15 vacation days beginning your first year. Relocation assistance is available for those who qualify.</p><p>Please be advised that ALL new hires will be required to successfully complete a criminal background investigation and a medical examination, which includes a drug screening, prior to employment at UCLA Health. The receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests, and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant's identity and legal authority to work in the United States are also required. Any misrepresentation, falsification or material omission may result in a candidates failure to receive an offer, or if already hired, an immediate dismissal from employment.In an effort to promote and maintain a healthy environment for our patients, visitors, and employees, UCLA Health is a smoke-free site.</p><p>For more information, go to www.uclahealthcareers.org or contact Brock Ferguson atbferguson@mednet.ucla.edu. EOE</p>

Years Experience: 4

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Health Care

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