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SNF Case Manager, LVN/RN (Temporary)

Company: Lakeside Medical
Location: Covina
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

As one of the fastest growing Independent Physician Associations in Southern California, Regal Medical Group, Lakeside Community Healthcare & Affiliated Doctors of Orange County, offers a fast-paced, exciting, welcoming and supportive work environment. Opportunities abound, and enterprising, capable, focused people prosper with us. We promote teamwork, nurture learning, and encourage advancement for all of our employees. We want to see you excel, because we believe that your success is our success.

We currently have an opening for a SNF Case Manager:

The SNF Case Manager is responsible for the assessment, treatment planning, intervention, monitoring, evaluation and documentation on identified High Risk patients. The SNF Case Manager will assess and develop a care plan in collaboration with the admitting, attending and consulting physician and other health care practitioners. The goal of the SNF Case Manager is to effectively manage patients on an outpatient basis to assure the right level-of-care is provided, to prevent inpatient re-admissions and ensure that the patients' medical, environmental and psychosocial needs are met over the continuum of care.

  • Keeps patient/family members or other customers informed and requests if necessary, further assistance when needed.
  • Demonstrates the ability to follow through with requests, sharing of critical information, and getting back to individuals in a timely manner.
  • Participates in "service recovery" through follow-up with the injured party, gathering information, and demonstrates empathy.
  • Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family/physicians and involves patient/family/physicians in formation of the plan of care.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to management, co-workers, and physicians
  • Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of the patients and family and facilitates consultations with Social Worker, as necessary.
  • Receives and reviews physician's orders; documents completion. Follows, consults with other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patients need.
  • Formulates an outcome-based plan or care, based on assessed patient needs, implements and evaluates plan as evidenced by documentation.
  • Maintains quality monitors as assigned by supervisor.
  • Documents patient assessment and reassessment, patient care plans, and other pertinent information completed in the patient's medical record in accordance with nursing standards and policies.
  • Identifies community resources to address needs to cover through patient's benefit plans.
  • Participates in the efficient, effective and responsible use or resources such as supplies and equipment.
  • Responsible for the coordination and facilitation of patient and family conferences as determined by assessment of patients' needs.
  • Responsible for the coordination of post-discharge clinic appointments, medication reconciliation, PCP and SPC visits.
  • Identifies non-compliant members eligible for health plan dis-enrollment.
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate with all members of the healthcare team (concurrent review, pre-auth, PCP/SPC, Social Services) to coordinate the continuum of care of developing plans for management of each case.
  • Responsible for the identifying patients that are appropriate for hospice conversion or Palliative care.
  • May also be responsible for co-management and discharge planning of patients in the skilled setting with assigned SNF physician. Including the regulatory compliance requirements and coverage notices.
  • Demonstrates the ability to formulate and appropriate outpatient care plan, based on a telephonic assessment of patients needs and symptoms which addresses all key symptoms in order to effectively manage the patient on an outpatient basis.
  • Other duties as assigned.

We offer a full benefits package which includes employer paid medical, pharmacy and dental benefits. We offer a generous PTO package, 401k Retirement Savings, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Tuition Reimbursement & Licensed Renewal Fees for our clinical staff.

Employer will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the LA City Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

Keywords: Lakeside Medical, Covina , SNF Case Manager, LVN/RN (Temporary), Other , Covina, California

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