Part Time, FTE: 0.8 NorthBay Medical Center Fairfield, CA
The Inpatient Case Manager (ICM) assesses, plans, implements, monitors & evaluates options & services to affect an appropriate, individualized plan for hospital patient care across the continuum of care.
Follows assigned patients working with team members & Social Services to prioritize each day's activities.
Using independent judgment & discretion, the patient is assessed & reassessed as an ongoing process to address the patient's needs.
Utilizes clinical knowledge & competence, communication skills, problem solving & conflict resolution techniques, ability to affect change, strong skills in assessment, organization, & time management.
Requires a focus on critical thinking skills, customer service skills, setting goals & measuring outcomes to effectively ensure optimal patient outcomes with consideration to financial & health plan resources.
Must be able to demonstrate adherence to the department & system policies, procedures, quality assurance, guidelines & goals of the department & the organization.
The NorthBay Way is a set of value-based behaviors that are to be consistently demonstrated and role modeled by all employees that work at NorthBay Healthcare. The NorthBay Way principles consist of Caring, Communication, Collaboration, and Competence. Ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate these principles.
Graduate of an accredited nursing school or college.
BSN or higher nursing degree is required by January 1, 2020, unless grandfathered as outlined in March 2014 letter sent to employees.
Licensure and Certifications:
Current unencumbered California state RN license.
Certified Case Manager (CCM) or Accredited Case Manager (ACM) preferred.
Experience, Knowledge and Skills:
Minimum of 2 years of acute clinical nursing experience preferred.
Case Management experience strongly preferred.
Basic knowledge of personal computer and software for word processing and good keyboard skills required. Ability to enter and retrieve data from relevant computer systems required.
Knowledge of MCG, MIDAS+, Cerner, Medicare rules and regulations and Conditions of Participation. Knowledge of Joint Commission, Department of Human Services, Patient Safety, and the Department of Health organizational standards.
Knowledge of acute care, home care, sub-acute care, long-term care, hospice interventions, rehabilitation options, other community resources and requirements, medical necessity guidelines, quality assurance process and determination of positive outcomes, current standards and trends in health care, best practices, management tools, and familiarity with related resources and literature.
Ability to demonstrate caring, collaboration, competence, and communication behaviors by communicating effectively with patients/families, physicians, health care personnel, supervisory staff, and peers.
Demonstrates open and honest communication.
Demonstrates the ability to be organized and efficient in prioritizing and managing assignments with minimal oversight and direction.
Demonstrates the willingness to research, learn, and obtain knowledge for the performance of the position.
Demonstrates a courteous, professional demeanor and team spirit and the ability to work in a collaborative, effective manner.
Utilizes critical thinking, and applies sound clinical judgment and assessment skills for decision making.
Able to perform the physical requirements of the job including: walking, stooping, bending, twisting, periods of sitting and standing, and use of computer keyboard throughout the workday.