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UCLA Health Per Diem - RN Clinical Case Manager in Los Angeles, California

Responsibilities

The Case Manager is responsible for utilizing advanced practice nursing skills in the assessment, education, and coordination of care for an identified group of patients. Collaborates and consults with the multi-disciplinary team, including but not limited to Physicians, Nursing, Ancillary, Professional, Technical, and other clinical and/or department team members along with patients and families to ensure safe and effective coordination of care. Assesses, coordinates, develops and implements individualized care plans utilizing evidence based tools for risk stratification to ensure delivery of safe, high quality, efficient, and cost-effective care. Performs Utilization Review functions using standardized practice tools to guide billing and level of care practices. Assures the delivery of concurrent and post-hospital care through initiation of referrals, coordination of resource utilization, and evaluation of post-acute care services. Effectively manage the post-acute referral process through the continuum of care to ensure safe discharge. Participate in performance improvement projects/processes and other duties as assigned. Identify and implement comprehensive DC plan for high risk patient utilizing risk stratificationQualifications

Required:

Current and valid California RN license

BSN

Minimum of three years of acute hospital experience; or the

equivalent of education and experience

Preferred:

ER experience, highly preferred

Recent experience in case management, utilization management, or

discharge planning, highly preferred

Team leading or management experience

Self-directed, assertive and creative in problem solving, systems

planning and patient care management in a high volume work environment

Demonstrates resourcefulness, effective written and oral

communication, diplomacy, organizational, and analytical skills

Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with

interdisciplinary teams

Basic working knowledge of a large University teaching hospital;

its purpose and functions

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

UCLA Health welcomes all individuals, without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin or disabilities, and we proudly look to each person’s unique achievements and experiences to further set us apart.

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