Lakewood Regional Medical Center is proud to be an integral part of the surrounding community. From orthopedics to cardiac care to urology, weï¿½ve received many designations for quality care. Although we appreciate these prestigious honors, we are most honored by the opportunity to serve you and your loved ones. Weï¿½re committed to finding new ways to improve and make our hospital the best place for patients, physicians and employees. We appreciate the opportunity to serve you, and we are here any time you need help.
The individual in this position is responsible for coordinating patient care activities to conform to evidence-based practice and /or regulatory/payor requirements. This position integrates functions typically considered to be case management, care coordination and/or utilization management, and discharge planning assessment.
As such, the individualï¿½s responsibilities will include, but not limited to the following activities: a) coordinating care; b) planning for discharge needs and arrangements, including leading multidisciplinary discharge planning teams and assessing patients for discharge planning needs; c) reviewing utilization patterns; d) referring complex social issues to social work; e) managing concurrent denials; f) coordinating weekly Complex Case Review; g) collecting clinical process and outcomes data, including Ecare; h) communicating with patients and their families around plan of care; I) assisting with physician documentation; j) arranging for patient education; k) communicating and collaborating with physicians, their office staff and staff of ancillary departments (e.g., lab, pharmacy); l) assist with ensuring accuracy of patient demographic and insurance information; and m) assisting with making the appropriate referrals to other departments (e.g., PT/OT/ST).
Current CA RN license
Conversant knowledge and experience with case management, care coordination, and/or utilization review
Demonstrate the ability in collaborating with physicians
Ability to lead and coordinate activities of a diverse group of people
Job: Case Management/Home Health
Primary Location: Lakewood, California
Facility: Lakewood Regional Medical Center
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Days
If Other Shift, Specify: Weekends
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905045105
About Lakewood Regional Medical Center
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.