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  • RN Case Manager

    Job ID
    2017-39441
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    Utilization Review
    Hours / Pay Period
    80
    Facility
    Saint Marys Medical Center
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    SAN FRANCISCO
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    M-F 8-5
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    St. Mary’s Medical Center has been caring for the health of San Franciscans since 1857 when it was founded by eight Sisters of Mercy from Ireland.  It is an accredited, not-for-profit hospital, located across the street from Golden Gate Park.  It is a full-service acute care facility with more than 575 physicians and 1,100 employees who provide high-quality and affordable health care services to the Bay Area community.

     

     

    Home to advanced medical practices, such as the nation’s first digital cardiac catheterization laboratory, innovating orthopedic and spine surgery and comprehensive rehabilitation, and a state-of-the-art cancer center. St. Mary’s Medical Center is one of San Francisco’s leading hospitals, offering patients a full range of outpatient and inpatient services delivered with the human touch. Strategies and business development are centered on Oncology Services, Cardiac Services, and Orthopedics.

    Responsibilities

    The RN Case Manager/Care Coordinator  is responsible for assessing, planning, facilitating and advocating for options and services through a continuum of care from point of contact through discharge on assigned patients. The RN Case Masnager/Care Coordinator performs this role in such a manner as to meet the individuals health needs while promoting quality and cost effective outcomes. The positions emphasis will be on care coordination, communication and collaboration with nursing, physicians, departments within the medical center, insurers and post acute service providers to pace the care toward optimal outcomes within the appropriate level of care. The RN Case Manager/Care Coordinator will advocate for the patient and family by identifying and valuing patient choice, spiritual needs, cultural, language and socioeconomic barriers to care transitions . In addition, the RN Case Manager/Care Coordinator will protect confidentiality while striving to achieve high levels of patient satisfaction. The RN Case Manager/Care Coordinator consistently conducts  the utilization review process and the discharge planning process as required by hospital policies, standards of practice and Federal and State regulations.
     
     Keywords:   Case Manager, Care Coordinator, CM, RN, Registered Nurse

    Qualifications

    Work Experience
     
    • Minimum of 3 years nursing  experience in an acute hospital setting.
    • Prior Case Management/Care Coordination experience in a clinical or insurance setting is required. If operational conditions permit, training a candidate without the required experience may be considered.
     
    Education
    • Current Registered Nurse (R.N.) license.
    • BSN degree or experience equivalent preferred.
    • CM certification preferred
    • A Masters Degree in nursing with a concentration in Case Management can serve as a substitute for the experience requirement.
     

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