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  • RN Care Coordinator

    Job ID
    2018-55937
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    Care Coordination
    Hours / Pay Period
    80
    Facility
    Woodland Healthcare
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    WOODLAND
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    8 hour shift
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Dignity Health Woodland Memorial Hospital is Yolo County’s largest health care provider, serving the community since 1905. Woodland Memorial Hospital is a 108-bed acute care facility offering the most comprehensive range of health care services in Yolo County, including inpatient and outpatient surgical services, family birth center/labor and delivery, emergency services, sleep disorders center and cancer care services. Woodland Memorial Hospital is part of Dignity Health. Dignity Health is a 21-state network of nearly 11,000 physicians, 56,000 employees, and more than 300 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging centers, home health, and primary care clinics. For more information, please visit our web site at www.dignityhealth.org/woodland

    Responsibilities

     

    This is no ordinary RN Case Manager position. We are cutting-edge in the way we perform case management - you will be implementing innovative and creative solutions for outpatient care management services. Our approach to case management is more collaborative and patient centered than other standard telephonic programs. This role is an integral part of a care team program that improves the quality of patient care, and you will have the opportunity to directly impact people's lives by meeting patients in their homes to see the real story behind complex issues. If you enjoy traveling throughout the Sacramento region, being able to meet your patients in person and working in collaborative team environment, this position is for you! Home Health experience preferred.

     

    Position Summary:

     

    The RN Case Manager is an integral part of the Dignity Health Medical Foundation care team. The care team program improves the quality of care and clinical outcomes for members with complex care needs by coordinating care within the health care delivery system using a collaborative partnership approach.

     

     

    The RN Case Manager coordinates care and collaborates with multiple disciplinary team members across the continuum of care. Through assessments to determine unmet needs and development of the individual's care plan, the RN Case Manager evaluates and identifies knowledge gaps of disease process and treatments, determines appropriate resources or services required to meet an individual's health needs, provides education/coaching on disease self management for health promotion and maintenance, monitors patient's progress, promotes quality cost effective outcomes with the goal of improved care coordination amongst providers and increased involvement of the individual/family/caregiver in the decision making process to reduce hospitalizations, readmissions and ER visits.

    This position will involve telephonic case management and direct patient contact through follow up at clinic appointments and/or home visits as needed. Travel may be required with telecommuting option.

     

    Qualifications

    Work Experience
    Minimum of 3 years nursing  experience in an acute hospital setting.
    Prior 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 CA 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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