DescriptionSHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
West Hills Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service acute care facility located in West Hills, CA, in the Western San Fernando Valley. The 225-bed facility recently completed an $80-million expansion that includes a new Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit, Outpatient Services Unit, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, and The Grossman Burn Center. Healthgrades (a leading independent health care rating company) announced that West Hills Hospital has received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence for 2011 & 2012, the Clinical Excellence Award for Critical Care for 2012. West Hills Hospital is also among the Top 100 Hospitals nationwide for Gastrointestinal and General Surgery. West Hills Hospital was the first Accredited Chest Pain Center in Los Angeles County, and also recently received a Certificate of Distinction as a Primary Stroke Center from the Joint Commission. West Hills Hospital & Medical Center's Mission & Vision: Mission: Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. Vision: To be the hospital of choice in our community.
Our Case Management teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. We have a passion for creating positive patient interactions. If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!Position Summary: Organizes and coordinates services and resources to meet patient's healthcare needs; ensures appropriate use of the health care system; provides and manages episodes of care for patients that produce quality outcomes for the same of less cost. Utilizes a process that will provide quality care along a continuum, decrease fragmentation of care across many settings, enhance patient's quality of life and contain costs. Accomplishes these objectives through review and coordination of patient care during the pre-entry, entry, within the organization, pre-exit, and exit phases. Reports To: Director Case Management Supervises: None Case Manager FT/Days Rotating Weekends Case Management
QualificationsPosition Requirements: Licensure/ Certification/Registration:
- Current Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of California required.
- Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing Baccalaureate in Nursing or equivalent preferred.
- Utilization management/discharge planning and acute care nursing experience preferred
- Experience with Interqual and Midas is preferred.
- Knowledge of discharge planning needs and community resources, governmental regulation for Medicare, Medi-Cal, and Champus patients,
- Prospective payment systems and third party payer contracts and agreements, and the quality improvement process. Hospital Fire Life Safety required within 60 days of hire.
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER's, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility-based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health's top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.
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