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The Care Manager conducts case management on patients in the inpatient, intensive outpatient, residential care and Skilled Nursing Facility settings. CSMNS has developed a case management program that is geared towards the management of patients while hospitalized and upon discharge from various care settings. Using the Case Management Society of America's (CMSA) model, we describe our approach as "a collaborative process of assessment, planning, facilitation and advocacy for options and services to meet an individual's health needs through communication and available resources to ensure quality cost-effective outcomes."
Summary of Essential Duties:
Meet with patients within 24 hours of admission and conduct an initial assessment
Collaborate with assigned hospitalist each day during morning rounds regarding disposition planning and appropriateness for each day of patient's stay
Review with hospitalist the patient's admission and continued stay for medical necessity, appropriateness of care and level of care
Use Milliman and Interqual guidelines as necessary
Begin discharge planning and care assessment within one working day (preferably on day of admission)
Graduate of an accredited nursing program required
Current, unrestricted California RN or LVN license required
BLS from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required
Case Management certification preferred
A minimum of 3 years of acute nursing experience required
At least 1 year of experience in case management in the acute inpatient or outpatient setting preferred
Knowledge of HMO and Medicare rules in inpatient, home health and SNF settings preferred
Keywords: Per diem, Per-diem, LVN, Licensed Vocational Nurse, RN, Registered Nurse, Case Manager, Utilization, Discharge Planning, Hospital, Medical Center, Healthcare, Los Angeles, CA, California
Working Title: Per-diem Care Manager - LVN or RN Case Management
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