St. Joseph Health RN Case Manager in Eureka, California

We are looking for a RN Case Manager at St. Joseph Hospital!

Location: St. Joseph Hospital, Eureka, CA

Schedule: Full-time, 80 bi-weekly Hours

Shift: 8-hour, Day, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

St Joseph Hospital is a nonprofit, 138-bed health care facility located in Eureka. This full-service hospital is now designated as a level III trauma center and has been a cornerstone of the community since 1920. St Joseph offers cardiac, critical care, emergency, maternity and infant care, neuroscience, oncology, orthopedic, surgery, and more.

FUNCTION:

The Registered Nurse (RN) Care Manager position required independent functioning, accurate assessment skills for acute care and discharge planning needs, and good communication skills. The Care Manager interacts with the nursing, medical, ancillary staff, patients, and patients’ families and significant others to assess the patient’s acute care needs, level of care, and discharge planning needs. The Care Manager certifies the acute stay, facilitates reviews for external review agencies, and issues denial letters for Intermediary of Medicare Quality Improvement Organization patients who do not require acute care. The Care Manager formulates, in coordination with others, the patient’s discharge plan, documents the discharge plan, and assists in the implementation of the discharge plan through appropriate referrals.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Ability to ensure patient confidence and comfort.

  • Ability to efficiently communicate with physicians, customers, and employees, both in person and by telephone.

  • Reads and comprehends written instructions; able to interpret medical orders, correspondence, memorandums, and medical records.

  • Applies deductive and common sense reasoning ability to problem solve on a frequent basis.

  • Initiative and the ability to make independent judgments are required.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Graduate of an accredited nursing school and/or proof of

licensure by the state of California.

Experience: Minimum of two years of acute care experience. Experience in utilization of review process preferred.

Training/Knowledge: Working knowledge of state and national healthcare

Benefits for infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. Working

knowledge of state and federal medical and social benefits. Working

knowledge of level of care distinctions.

Licensure: Current State of California Registered Nurse (RN); Current CPR

Certification.

National Geographic Traveler calls Humboldt County one of the world's top ten great places while the USDA declares this area to be "America's Most Scenic Rural County."It's also home for St. Joseph Hospital, located in Eureka and serving the community since 1920. We're a full-service, state-of-the-art facility with 145 licensed beds including a 15-bed Acute Rehab Unit.Redwood Memorial Hospital is located in the Eel River Valley in the southern part of Humboldt County.Redwood Memorial Hospital fosters a healing and welcoming environment by taking a holistic, patient-centered approach to medicine.To learn more about our facilities and all Humboldt County has to offer, please visit: www.stjosepheureka.org St. Joseph Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Humboldt County Entities