Feb 20, 2020

Nurse Care Manager

  • Children's Hospital Los Angeles
  • Glendale, 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.

Nurse Case Manager is to perform complex discharge planning for patients of different ages and developmental levels with serious illnesses. Focuses 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. Position is in our Glendale offices. Qualifications: BSN required; MSN Preferred. Three years nursing experience with two years advanced level pediatric clinical experience; 2 years of utilization management and/or discharge planning experience with Value Based Contracts and Pediatric High Risk Disharge planning License, Registration or Certification Required: Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of California. Current CPR AHA certification 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.