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Case Manager II, Sharp Chula Vista

Job ID: 93644 Date posted: February 05, 2019

  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
  • Case Management
  • Case Manager Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time

Overview

At Sharp, being a nurse means transforming the health care experience for your patients, for your colleagues and for yourself. In a collaborative environment with state-of-the-art facilities and advanced clinical practices, we encourage you to follow your passions wherever they take you.

As a recognized leader in nursing excellence with Magnet® recognitions for high-quality, patient-centered care, we invite you to join us in providing health care the way it should be. We offer a wide variety of nursing positions — from RNs and clinical nurse leads to case managers and clinical nurse specialists.

  • Full-Time
  • Day Job
  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
  • Case Management

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Perks

  • Medical, vision and dental

  • Generous time off

  • Flexible schedule

  • Professional growth

  • Wellness Programs

  • Education reimbursement

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Responsibilities

Summary
This Case Manager II position's main role will be in Transitional/Discharge Planning. but may float to UR or ED depending on department needs.The RN Case Manager II assesses, develops, implements, coordinates and monitors a comprehensive plan of care for each patient/family in collaboration with the physician, social worker and all members of the interdisciplinary team in the inpatient and emergency department patient care areas.  This position requires the ability to combine clinical/quality considerations with regulatory/financial/utilization review demands to assure patients are receiving care in the appropriate setting and level of care. The position creates a balance between individual clinical needs with the efficient and cost effective utilization of resources while promoting quality outcomes.
The Case Management department is an integrated department that includes Case Management, Social Services, Pastoral Care, Quality Improvement and Diabetes Management. Case Management works collaboratively with the healthcare team, social services and other disciplines to facilitate effective throughput, manage length of stay, as well assists with effective, safe and timely discharge planning.
Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343-bed hospital with the largest array of health care services in San Diego's South Bay.  A Designated Planetree Person-Centered Care Hospital, Sharp Chula Vista is home to the region's most comprehensive heart program and also offers exceptional services for orthopedic care and women and infants.  The Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center offers patients the most advanced treatment technology, a unique healing environment and an extraordinary level of care.

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center has been providing health care to San Diego's South Bay community for more than 70 years. Now we are on a journey to go beyond, building a next-generation hospital in our binational region. The new hospital tower at Sharp Chula Vista will combine clinical excellence with thoughtful consideration to provide the best level of care to the community we're privileged to serve. Scheduled to open in 2019, the new Hospital Tower at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center will be the first new Sharp hospital in San Diego’s South Bay in more than 40 years. The tower will include seven stories, a 197,000-square-foot hospital.

As part of our Planetree designation, the new hospital will include:

  • All-private patient rooms designed with safety and privacy as priorities, including 10 intensive-care suites
  • 6 operating rooms (including 1 hybrid OR)
  • Redesigned main entrance and lobby
  • Rooftop café with indoor/outdoor dining with panoramic ocean views
  • Additional space for support services including a pharmacy and kitchen

On the main floors, patients will receive quality care in large, private rooms; a new-intensive care unit will feature high-tech suites for lifesaving care. In our spacious, new operating rooms, surgeons will perform cutting-edge procedures for cardiology, radiology and more. A versatile hybrid operating room will be able to shift quickly from a catheterization procedure to surgery.Located at the top of the hospital will be an indoor/outdoor café will feature panoramic views, from the ocean to the mountains.

Location
This position is located in Chula Vista, CA (San Diego County)
 
Hours
8-hour day shift, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm; weekends as needed
Full-time (1.0 FTE)
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse license
  • BSN or equivalent degree  
  • Three years of recent acute care nursing experience or case management experience
  • Three years of recent case management, utilization review, care coordination experience
  • Advanced PC, data management and analysis skills
  • Understanding and knowledge of payer eligibility and reimbursement regulations and impact on the continuum of care
  • Knowledge of use of community resources to coordinate safe discharges from acute care and the ED settings
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, as demonstrated by the ability to work effectively with individuals and/or teams, and across disciplines
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, as demonstrated in oral and written forms
  • Ability to work in a collaborative partnership model with Social Workers and other members of the interdisciplinary team, both internal and external
  • Organizational and time management skills as evidenced by capacity to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to mentor and lead a team
 
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Master’s prepared RN
  • CM Certification -  such as Accredited Case Manager (ACM) or Certified Case Manager (CCM)
  • Experience with InterQual and/or MCG and Allscripts

 

Essential Physical Requirements of the position may be discussed during interview.

 

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

 

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  • Mike Froeberg

    “Sharp's commitment to being the best place to work, practice medicine and receive care — essentially to be excellent in every way — is really attractive to me. I have the resources, support and training that I need to be the best nurse I can be.”

    — Mike, Advanced Clinician, Emergency Department, Sharp Memorial Hospital
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  • Erica Pablo

    “No matter where you work [at] Sharp, you’ll be surrounded by a team of people who want to provide the best care for the communities we serve. You’ll be supported every step of the way in your journey to find the best way you can help others.”

    — Erica, RN, Intensive Care Unit, Sharp Memorial Hospital
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  • Dee Diaz

    “I love serving my community and having the opportunity to make a difference, especially within my unit. Sharp HealthCare allows me to have the unique opportunity of making a difference in how a patient and their loved ones manage the journey of their illness.”

    — Dee, RN, Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center
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