Providence Health & Services Care Manager RN - Case Management (Transitional Care Unit) in Torrance, California
Providence is calling a Per Diem, Day Shift Care Manager Registered Nurse to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance, CA (Transitional Care Unit).
In this position you will:
Manage patient care, to achieve cost-effective utilization of resources through the proactive coordination of services in order to move patients efficiently through the continuum of care
Assume responsibility for an interdisciplinary process which assesses, plans, implements, monitors the effectiveness of interventions to meet patients’ treatment and transition of care needs
Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire.
All Registered Nurses without a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing must obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or higher within 3 years of hire.
Any previously agreed upon effective date for obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in nursing between individual and facility will remain in effect.
Any collective bargaining contract with specific time frames for obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in nursing will supersede the above point and will remain in effect.
Exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis at each facility by the Director of Care Management in consultation with the Human Resources leader.
A RN with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN
RNs employed prior to 4/1/17 are encouraged to obtain a Bachelor's degree or higher degree in Nursing, but obtaining the degree will not be a condition of employment.
Current California Registered Nurse license
Current Basic Life Support Card (BLS) for Healthcare Providers sponsored by the American Heart Association
Minimum of one year experience within the past three years in an acute hospital setting as Registered Nurse.
Minimum of one year experience as a Discharge Planner or Case Manager, successful completion of a minimum of 24 CEUs in Care Management within the past 12 months, or successful completion of the Transition into Practice I(TIP) program for Care Management
Strong clinical knowledge base
Advanced knowledge of McKesson's InterQual SI/IS Criteria
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) strongly preferred
Minimum of 3 years experience in case management, discharge planning, and/or utilization review
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital that has served the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We have a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology while providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care. We are proud to be named one of the Top 50 U.S. Hospitals for Heart Care by Thomson Reuters, the only community hospital in California to receive this honor. We were one of five hospitals in the United States recognized by American Hospital Association-McKesson for leadership and innovation in quality improvement. We received The Choice Award by AAHCP for Outstanding Customer Service Delivery, and were one of 24 hospitals and health systems in the nation to receive the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance. As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Case Management
Req ID: 194653