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Care Manager - Inpatient Case Management - 4K New Hire Incentive

Company: Scripps Health
Location: San Diego
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Scripps Health Administrative Services supports our five hospitals and 19 outpatient facilities, which treat half a million patients annually through 2,600 affiliated physicians.At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation's Top 100 Places to Work.You'll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So, if you're open to change, go ahead, and unlock your potential.Founded in 1890 by the Sisters of Mercy, Scripps Mercy Hospital is San Diego's longest established hospital, the only Catholic medical center, and the largest teaching hospital in the region located in the heart of Hillcrest. In 2018, Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego was ranked as 'high performing' by U.S. News & World Report in nephrology.We invite you to join our highly dynamic Case Management team at Scripps Mercy San Diego as a Care Manager.As a Care Manager (CM), you will be using objective data, evidence-based screening tools, and care team referrals, the CM screens all patients in their assigned caseload to identify those patients who may have discharge needs; who may be at risk for an unplanned readmission within 30 days of acute care discharge; who have a high risk of mortality; who are medically complex and may have a prolonged LOS or who have payer issues.

  • The CM completes a more comprehensive review of these targeted patients to develop a prioritized list of patients they will actively manage.
  • The CM will coordinate with the health care team and the patient/family to address payer issues that impact care, and to develop a transition plan of care that includes a safe discharge plan and plan for follow up with care providers post discharge.
  • The CM ensures that the patient/family agrees with and understands this transition plan and that the plan is implemented appropriately.
  • Works in collaboration with utilization review nurse to ensure that reviews are completed timely.This is a Full-Time (70 hours per pay period, every 2 weeks) position with a day schedule that includes variable hours and weekends. This position is located at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego - Hillcrest.Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification:
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) highly desired.
    • Case Management and/or home care experience preferred.
    • Case management certification highly preferred.Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:
      • 3 plus year's clinical experience.Required Certification/Registration:
        • Current California RN License.
        • BLS for Health Care Provider.The following are not eligible for hiring incentives:
          • Internal candidates
          • Rehires that left Scripps less than 3 years agoIn order to remain eligible for your retention incentive the following -criteria must be met
            • Must remain in original hired FTE Status and Shift (if specified in offer -letter)
            • Must remain in original department/specialty
            • Must remain in original Job Title
            • Transfers to other locations will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and -may result in forfeiting remaining incentive bonus unless specifically noted -in your offer letter.Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Keywords: Scripps Health, San Diego , Care Manager - Inpatient Case Management - 4K New Hire Incentive, Executive , San Diego, California

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