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Case Manager II

Job ID 111300 Date posted 07/21/2021
Chula Vista, California
  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
  • Case Management
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time
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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.

Success Profile

Wondering what qualities it takes to be a successful nursing professional at Sharp? View some of the traits we’re looking for below.

  • Innovative
  • Collaborative
  • Resourceful
  • Advocate
  • Person-centered
  • Critical Thinker

We are Sharp

Our Mission and Values

At Sharp, our mission is to improve the health of those we serve with a commitment to excellence in all that we do. We aim to offer quality care and services that set community standards, exceed patients’ expectations and are provided in a caring, convenient, cost-effective and accessible manner.

We have a vision to transform the health care experience through a culture of caring, quality, safety, service, innovation and excellence. Our goal is to be the best place to work, the best place to practice medicine and the best place to receive care.

Our team members are the driving force behind our mission and vision. At Sharp, we’re focused on providing an environment that will meet the needs of both our patients and our employees. Our team members are encouraged to connect with their passions and recommit to the purpose of their work each day.

Benefits

  • Medical, vision
    dental and more

    Our flexible benefits include a choice of two HMO medical plans (both of which include vision), two PPO dental choices, flexible spending accounts, accident insurance, long-term disability insurance and life insurance.

  • Generous vacation
    holiday and sick leave

    We offer one of the most generous plans among health care systems in San Diego, and new Sharp employees start with 25 days of paid time off in just the first year.

  • Wellness
    programs

    We focus on your overall well-being by giving you tools to improve both yourself and your life — mentally, physically, spiritually, emotionally and environmentally. Our focus is on balanced health and wellness to help you reach your health goals and enjoy life along the way.

  • Employee assistance
    program

    At Sharp, we understand that personal problems occasionally arise and you may need to seek outside professional advice. We’re here to help. Our employee assistance program helps employees develop and maintain a lifestyle that supports good health and productivity.

  • Retirement
    plans

    We’re proud to offer two retirement plans to match your needs. The Sharp$aver 401(a) plan matches your after-tax contributions and the 403(b) plan offers a long-term savings plan for pre-tax and Roth contributions with available loan and withdrawal provisions.

  • Educational opportunities
    and tuition reimbursement

    We support and encourage the growth and development of our employees through educational courses for credit in institutions of higher learning, continuing education programs (conferences, workshops, seminars) and specialty certification examinations.

  • Discount programs,
    perks and other benefits

    Our employees are eligible to participate in several group voluntary benefit plans — including group legal, college savings, critical illness insurance, group auto and home insurance and pet insurance.

Job Details

Summary
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 340+ 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 as well as offering 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.  In January 2020, we opened our new next-generation tower; the first new hospital in the South Bay in more than 40 years.  The new hospital tower at Sharp Chula Vista combines clinical excellence with thoughtful consideration to provide the best level of care to the community we are privileged to serve.  The New Tower has seven stories and adds 106 large, private patient rooms, including 10 high-tech intensive care units along with six operating rooms, one of which is the South Bay’s first hybrid OR that can shift quickly from a catheterization procedure to surgery.  There is also a redesigned main entrance and lobby; additional space for support services, including a pharmacy and kitchen and a rooftop café with a panoramic ocean view.


Location
This position is located in Chula Vista, CA (San Diego County)
 
Hours
8-hour day shift, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm;  weekend coverage per department needs
Full-time (1.0 FTE), 80 hours per pay period
 
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

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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