Care Manager - Inpatient Case Management
Scripps La Jolla Hospital
 La Jolla, CA

At Scripps Health, you will

experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as

one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to work.

You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a

difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if

you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla has been one of Southern

California’s premier medical centers for more than 90 years, the first in San

Diego to be designated a Magnet Hospital by the American Nursing Association.

In 2018, Scripps La Jolla was ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report for

the San Diego region and among the best in the nation in seven specialties.

With 444 licensed beds, we offer a wide range of clinical, surgical and

specialty services, and are consistently recognized for quality patient care.

We invite you to join a team

of skilled medical professionals who provide superior health services in a

fast-paced environment.

As a Case Manager (CM) you

will be using objective data, evidence based screening tools, and care team referrals,

the CM screens all patients in their assigned caseload to identify those

patients who may have discharge needs; who may be at risk for an unplanned

readmission within 30 days of acute care discharge; who have a high risk of

mortality; who are medically complex and may have a prolonged LOS or who have

payer issues.

  • Completes a more comprehensive review of these
    targeted patients to develop a prioritized list of patients they will actively
    manage.
  • Coordinates with the health care team and the
    patient/family to address payer issues that impact care, and to develop a
    transition plan of care that includes a safe discharge plan and plan for follow
    up with care providers post discharge.
  • Ensures that the patient/family agrees with and
    understands this transition plan and that the plan is implemented
    appropriately.
  • Works in collaboration with utilization review
    nurse to ensure that reviews are completed timely.

This is a Full-Time (70 hours

per pay period) position with a rotating schedule. This position is located at

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla.

Preferred

Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) highly
    desired.
  • Case Management and/or home care experience
    preferred.
  • Case management certification highly preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office preferred.
  • 1-year experience as an Inpatient Case Manager preferred.
  • CCM or ACM certificate preferred.

Required

Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:

  • 3
    plus year's clinical experience.

Required

Certification/Registration:

  • Current California RN License.
  • BLS for Health Care Provider.