Registered Nurse, Case Manager
Company: Sutter Health
Posted on: May 3, 2021
The Case Manager II is responsible for providing assessment and
coordination of resources through the continuum of care, based on
individual needs of the patient/family and resources available.
This individual utilizes the Nursing and Case Management standards
of practice and all current technology to conduct the assessment
interview and then documents the information to accomplish the
responsibilities of this role. Evaluation of the patient is based
on prior level of care, current needs and continuum of care needs.
The case manager II performs discharge planning and utilization
management functions. This individual will be familiar with the
uninsured population and be able to handle multiple tasks. The case
manager provides leadership by managing patient care coordination
through others using Standards of Practice, The Joint Commission,
Title XXII, and the Nurse Practice Act and interpreting the
Standards of Practice to other staff. The case manager demonstrates
knowledge of case management, discharge planning, transfer
coordination and utilization management functions. This individual
will participate on department based committees, participate and
promote Employee Opinion of Work activities, may function as a
preceptor/competency evaluator and provide feedback to the manager.
They will support Sutter Tracy Community Hospital Pillar Goals and
Standards of Excellence by functioning as a six pillar team
Bachelor's of Science in Nursing degree preferred.
Licensure and Certifications
CA RN license and BLS for the healthcare provided issued by
American Heart Association required.
Minimum of one-year experience as a registered nurse
Skills and Knowledge
The ability to get along with co-workers, peers, and patients.
The ability to recognize potential hazards and follow appropriate
precautions. The ability to understand and remember detailed
instructions. The case manager requires knowledge of basic skills
in the fundamentals of clinical nursing and pharmacology. Other
skills required include but are not limited to: Joint Commission
Standards. Required skills include Title 22 and other Local, State
of California and Federal regulations. Required skills include
California Board of Registered Nursing Scope of RN Practice.
Patient Bill of Rights skills required. Patient Safety skills
required. Environmental Safety skills required. Infection Control
Management Principles skills required. Employee Health Practices
and Regulations skills required. Organizational policies and
procedures skills required. Fiscal Responsibilities skills
required. Performance Improvement skills required. Five Principles
of Patient Communication (AIDET) skills required. Computers skills
required. OSHA skills required. COBRA Violations skills required.
Ability to perform constant patient care activities that require
fine motor skills and constant wrist action. Ability to be aware of
surroundings and respond quickly to emergency and Unusual events -
possibility of running. Ability to work in highly stressful
environment. Ability to assist wtih possibly combative, disoriented
patients. Ability to wear protective clothing.
Keywords: Sutter Health, Tracy , Registered Nurse, Case Manager, Other , Tracy, California
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