Clinical Case Manager
Job ID: 92414 Date posted: November 30, 2018
- Sharp Memorial Hospital
- Oncology Admin
- Case Manager Jobs
- Per Diem
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.
- Per Diem
- Sharp Memorial Hospital
- Oncology Admin
Medical, vision and dental
Generous time off
The per diem Clinical Case Manager’s (CCM) role is to be a patient advocate providing patients and their families with a point of care approach, and guiding them through the healthcare system providing information regarding services, education, funding and access to care. The Case Manager ensures service access and meets community care needs through quality assessment, triage, service delivery, and care coordination of clinical services between key external constituencies and Sharp.
Responsibilities of the Clinical Case Manager include presenting the Sharp health Care continuum to the public and health care community improving service linkages, maximizing care continuity and satisfaction and supporting the Sharp HealthCare system in multi-service referral, program development, and quality care management. The CCM will develop strong relationships with physicians, their office staff, community clinics and healthcare providers to assure that there are multiple options for patients and that they are provided excellent care. The Clinical Case Manager will also be responsible for collecting data regarding patient referrals, quality outcomes and reporting to oversight committees and organizations. The primary purpose of the CCM is to reduce anxiety and frustration with coordinating care and improve patient satisfaction with the health care systems. The Case Manager will facilitate more efficient and cost effective use of health care resources.
The Laurel Amtower Cancer Institute at Sharp Memorial Hospital is the facility of choice for more than 2,000 patients battling cancer diagnosis. At the Cancer Institute, we are committed to providing the best cancer treatments available so our patients won’t have to leave San Diego. We offer patients the highest-quality care by providing easy access to excellent medical care, cutting-edge treatments, advanced technologies, groundbreaking clinical research and a dedication to the wellness and vitality of our patients.
Sharp Memorial Hospital — the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms — is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-centered care and consists of 368 beds. Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, the hospital offers state-of-the-art surgical services, and inpatient and outpatient services provide San Diego cancer patients the opportunity to promote comfort and healing. Sharp Memorial Outpatient Pavilion provides excellent care in imaging, chemotherapy and radiation services.
Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multi-organ transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.
Essential Physical Requirements of the position may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
Keywords: Clinical Case Manager Jobs, RN Case Management Jobs, Oncology Jobs, San Diego RN Nursing Jobs
Required Skills and Qualifications
- Current unencumbered California RN license
- Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing
- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers
- Three years of acute care clinical experience in area of specialty
- Advanced clinical skills and in-depth knowledge in area of expertise
- Previous experience with cancer care, case management or patient teaching
- Ability to be innovative and creative in order to develop strategies that successfully meet the needs of diverse patient, family and provider populations
- Demonstrates competence in team building, conflict management and interpersonal effectiveness
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills building relationships with physicians
- Understanding of performance improvements and research methodologies
- Experience facilitating the design, implementation and evaluation of health care promotion programs and/or community development
- Excellent computer application skills and data base management
- Excellent written and spoken communication skills
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
- MSN degree
- Certified Case Manager (CCM)
Great people, exciting opportunities
“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
“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
“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