Job Number: 2960
CASE MANAGER - SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
The Case Manager assumes responsibility for the coordination of services in order to maximize patient outcomes. Inherent in the position is assessment, evaluation, collaboration and coordination of patient care delivery systems and participation in appointed service line activities. Emphasis is on cost-effective and cost-efficient strategies which maximize quality care within the current health care environment for the identified patient population. The Case Manager I is responsible for the coordination of utilization management, discharge planning and other health care services/systems. The Case Manager I functions as a contact person, coordinator and facilitator for the patient, family, health care team members, and claims/insurance personnel as necessary.
- Minimum of 3 years clinical and case management experience in acute care setting, preferred.
- Knowledge of Prospective Payment System and JCAHO standards and regulatory requirements pertaining to Utilization Management and Discharge Planning desirable.
- Ability to communicate effectively utilizing both written and verbal skills.
- Bachelors Degree in nursing or other health related field, preferred.