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Care Manager - Inpatient Case Management - 4K New Hire Incentivce at Scripps Health

Care Manager - Inpatient Case Management - 4K New Hire Incentivce

Scripps Health San Diego, CA Full-Time

Scripps Health Administrative Services supports our five hospitals and 19 outpatient facilities, which treat half a million patients annually through 2,600 affiliated physicians.

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, and respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to work.

You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates.  So, if you’re open to change, go ahead, and unlock your potential.

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla has been one of Southern California’s premier medical centers for more than 90 years, the first in San Diego to be designated a Magnet Hospital by the American Nursing Association. In 2018, Scripps La Jolla was ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report for the San Diego region and among the best in the nation in seven specialties. With 444 licensed beds, we offer a wide range of clinical, surgical and specialty services, and are consistently recognized for quality patient care.

We invite you to join a team of skilled medical professionals who provide superior health services in a fast-paced environment.

As a Case Manager (CM) you will be using objective data, evidence-based screening tools, and care team referrals, the CM screens all patients in their assigned caseload to identify those patients who may have discharge needs; who may be at risk for an unplanned readmission within 30 days of acute care discharge; who have a high risk of mortality; who are medically complex and may have a prolonged LOS or who have payer issues.

  • Completes a more comprehensive review of these targeted patients to develop a prioritized list of patients they will actively manage.
  • Coordinates with the health care team and the patient/family to address payer issues that impact care, and to develop a transition plan of care that includes a safe discharge plan and plan for follow up with care providers post discharge.
  • Ensures that the patient/family agrees with and understands this transition plan and that the plan is implemented appropriately.
  • Works in collaboration with utilization review nurse to ensure that reviews are completed timely.

This is a Full-Time (70 hours per pay period) position with a rotating schedule. This position is located at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla.

Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) highly desired.
  • Case Management and/or home care experience preferred.
  • Case management certification highly preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office preferred.
  • 1-year experience as an Inpatient Case Manager preferred.
  • CCM or ACM certificate preferred.

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:

  • 3 plus year's clinical experience.

Required Certification/Registration:

  • Current California RN License.
  • BLS for Health Care Provider.

The following are not eligible for hiring incentives:

  • Internal candidates
  • Rehires that left Scripps less than 3 years ago

In order to remain eligible for your retention incentive the following criteria must be met

  • Must remain in original hired FTE Status and Shift (if specified in offer letter)
  • Must remain in original department/specialty
  • Must remain in original Job Title
  • Transfers to other locations will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and may result in forfeiting remaining incentive bonus unless specifically noted in your offer letter.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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