Case Management Nurse - Case Manager - Travel - (CM RN)

  • 372523
  • Registered Nurse
  • 3/16/2018
  • 9961 Sierra Avenue
  • Fontana, CA
  • 8 D
  • 13 Weeks
  • ASAP
  • Temporary
  • American Mobile Healthcare
  • $47.00 - $50.00*
  • *Combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements, excluding housing.

Job Description & Requirements

Case Management Nurse - Case Manager - Travel - (CM RN)

The Fontana team is looking for a case manager that would be responsible for the oversight and management of skilled patients and temporary skilled patients in rehabilitation in contracted Skilled Nursing facilities; this includes checking benefits, managing up to discharge and issuing denial letters. With primary care, specialist physicians and healthcare team, coordinates the implementation of a chronic disease care management program for patients. Coordinates with the assigned physician to manage Skilled nursing patients and directs families, patients, physicians, nurse practitioners and SNF staff to the appropriate level of care and identifies those patients who do not meet the criteria for Continued Skilled stay. Responsible for managing Custodial patients who require long term care for chronic disease management in SNFs. Complies with other duties as described. Must be able to work collaboratively with the Multidisciplinary team. Essential Functions: o In conjunction with physicians and healthcare team, develops an individual care plan based on patient assessment/evaluation and diagnostic tests. o Monitors/evaluates patient progress and modifies treatment plan as appropriate in collaboration with the Multidisciplinary team. o Recommends additional levels of care, therapy/rehabilitation when medically indicated as appropriate. o Monitors levels and appropriateness of therapeutic and/or rehabilitative care. o Implements strategies to assure that patients and caregivers comply with and understand the importance of follow through on plan of care in collaboration with the Multidisciplinary team. o Provides individualized patient/family education which focuses on teaching self management. o Conducts individual and team conferences to assist patients and family identify risk factors. o Facilitates patients' return to normal daily activities by teaching and making appropriate referrals for outside services/continued care collaboratively. o In conjunction with physicians and healthcare team, develops treatment program procedures, clinical guidelines/protocols and program evaluation/outcomes measures. o Educates the Inpatient Case managers about appropriateness of transfers to the Skilled Nursing facility and protocol for transfers. o Ensures that the patient has a safe and appropriate discharge. o Orders DME as ordered by the physician. o Screens by using senior metrics for Skilled patient expected Length of Stay. o Responsible for educating the Inpatient Case managers/designees about the appropriateness of admissions to the Skilled Nursing facility and protocols for admission. o Intervenes when there are quality issues surrounding the transfers. o Notifies members about the co-payment associated with the Skilled Nursing transfer. o Communicates with physicians and other care givers regarding patient progress by monitoring, evaluating and analyzing clinical, functional and psycho-social status/progress. o Issues reports. o Participates in inter-disciplinary case conferences and consultations. o Consults with the physician regarding the Senior metrics for the appropriate length of stay for the Skilled population.

Required Qualifications

ACLS, BLS Case management experience Skilled Nursing facility experience

About the Facility

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of America’s Best Hospitals, with five “high-performing” specialties including diabetes & endocrinology; urology; ear, nose & throat; geriatrics; and pulmonology, the Joint Commission-accredited Kaiser Fontana Medical Center is a modern teaching hospital that serves more than 400,000 community members and is opening a large addition in 2013.

Facility Location

Set against the canvas of the San Bernardino Mountains, Fontana offers easy access to the best of what Southern California has to offer. Ski the slopes at Big Bear Mountain, surf the waves at Huntington Beach, stroll the sidewalks of Hollywood—each destination is just over an hour away. In town you’ll find the live dinner theater Center Stage, the Art Depot cultural arts facility, the Auto Club Speedway, and dozens of parks and recreation facilities.

Job Benefits

At American Mobile Healthcare we take care of our travelers! We offer:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Free, quality, private housing
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) and Flex Spending
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident and Short-term Disability Coverage
  • Free Continuing Education
  • Refer a friend and earn extra cash!

About the Company

Since its inception in 1985, American Mobile Healthcare has set the highest standards in professional recruitment for the travel healthcare industry. Our professional staffing team offers unparalleled customer service and industry commitment, as well as top pay and benefits. American Mobile Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply

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