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Lakewood Regional Medical Center is proud to be an integral part of the surrounding community. From orthopedics to cardiac care to urology, weâ��ve 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. Weâ��re 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 individualâ��s responsibilities will include, but not limited to the following activities:
coordinating care; planning for discharge needs and arrangements, including leading multidisciplinary discharge planning teams and assessing patients for discharge planning needs;
reviewing utilization patterns; referring complex social issues to social work;
managing concurrent denials; coordinating weekly Complex Case Review; collecting clinical process and outcomes data, including Ecare;
communicating with patients and their families around plan of care; assisting with physician documentation; arranging for patient education;
communicating and collaborating with physicians, their office staff and staff of ancillary departments (e.g., lab, pharmacy);
Assist with ensuring accuracy of patient demographic and insurance information; and
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
Tenet complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.
Job: Case Management/Home Health
Primary Location: Lakewood, California
Facility: Lakewood Regional Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.