Sep 24, 2021

Nurse Case Manager/ Solid Tumors

  • Children's Hospital Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA

Job Description

Work That Matters - Our work is 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

No one has more expertise treating children than Children's Hospital Los Angeles. CHLA is the only children's hospital in California to make the prestigious U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of "Best" children's hospitals and is nationally ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties. Join a hospital where the work you do will matter—to you, to your colleagues, and above all, to our patients and families. At times, the work may be challenging, but it is always rewarding. We hope you’ll come and find out for yourself.

It’s Work That Matters.

The Nurse Case Manager of Heme-Onc Solid Tumors will perform complex discharge planning for patients of different ages and developmental levels with serious illnesses. Track chemo admissions, participate in daily rounds and communicate to key players, frequent monitoring of labs and communicate to providers, f/u radiology studies, initiate and follow up on prior authorizations, patient and family education on disease process, chemo plans and side effect profiles, address patient family concernsFocuses on patients with complexities related to finance and/or resource utilization. Acts as advocate for the patient/family by collaborating with the multidisciplinary team to develop and implement a case management plan to ensure quality patient outcomes, and customer satisfaction in a cost effective manner. Participates/facilitates in the development and outcome analysis of clinical pathways as a member of the multidisciplinary CQI team. Qualifications: Three years nursing experience with two years advanced level pediatric Oncology clinical experience; one year utilization management and/or discharge planning experience. BSN required. License, Registration or Certification Required: Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of California. APHON Chemo certification Current CPR training Skills Required. Thorough knowledge of managed care, utilization management, discharge planning, and continuous quality improvement concepts. Ability to function independently as a clinician, role model, and patient/family advocate in a specialty area on a 24 hour basis. Computer Literacy. Well developed written and verbal communication skills. Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills. Fluency in both English and Spanish desired.