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RN - Clinical Case Manager - SMH - ER 8/12/2016

University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers Los Angeles, CA

Company
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
H78709
AJE Ref #
575863086
Location
Los Angeles, CA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Job Title:
RN - Clinical Case Manager - SMH - ER

UCLA Title:
Case Mgr Ex

Job No.:
H78709

Work Hours:
Evening Shift, Mon-Fri

Work Location:
SMH

Job Type:
Career

Duration:
Indefinite

Minimum Salary:
$46.46 / $8084

Maximum Salary:
$60.09 / $10456

Layoff Referral Deadline:


Bargaining Unit:
HX



JOB DUTIES:

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.



JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

RN required; BSN highly preferred, MSN preferred.
Minimum of three years of acute hospital experience; or the equivalent of education and experience. 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 (Required). Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with interdisciplinary teams. Basic working knowledge of a large University teaching hospital; its purpose and functions.

Official Transcripts and/or original diploma from a registered nursing program must be provided upon hire



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