Care Manager 2

Sacramento, CA 95833

Posted: 10/07/2019 Category: Registered Nurse Job Number: 31421

Job Title: Telephonic Care Manager

Location: In Office - Sacramento CA 95833

Pay Rate: $40.00 - $43.00 per hour - weekly pay

Schedule: Monday - Friday 8: 00am - 5: 00pm

Summary:

The Care Manager is responsible for providing care management services to beneficiaries with planned admissions to acute care hospitals, or to those transitioning from case management or disease management programs. Systematically identifies and addresses fragmented care for patients with acute, real-time needs and tailors interventions and services to fill gaps and produce optimal clinical outcomes cost-effectively.

Apply with Ashley Kruger today! 877-782-3334 or email akruger@alinestaffing.com

Job Responsibilities:

Admission Care
  • Works with physicians and hospitals to enforce treatment plans and orders.
  • Ensures patient receives specialty care and tests as ordered. Contacts medical team members to discuss patient’ s course of progress and needs.
  • Arranges for and coordinates health care team services, avoiding duplication and conserving benefit dollars.
  • Evaluates need for and authorizes equipment, supplies, services. Identifies problems and acts to anticipate and avoid complications.
  • Instructs patient and family in proper care and refers patient back to physician or other health care team members as needed. Identifies plateaus, improvements, regressions and depressions, and counsels accordingly. Coordination of Care Conducts hospital visits.
  • Confers with physician to clarify diagnosis, prognosis, therapies, daily living activities, and to share information.
  • Authorizes recommended modalities of treatment. Investigates and suggests alternatives appropriately.
  • Documents case summary in Transitional Care Plan and shares appropriately with beneficiaries and providers.

Post Discharge Follow-up
  • Contacts patients within 48 hours of discharge to ensure sufficient support for full recovery.
  • Ensures proper receipt of equipment, home health and other services.
  • Assesses compliance with medications and follow-up appointments.
  • Assists patient in coordinating transportation and other basic needs, and in navigating the health care system effectively.

 

Education/Experience:
  • BSN Degree Nursing
  • RN state license with no restrictions
  • Minimum of 2 years of clinical experience (Med/Surg, ICU, Home Health etc

Apply with Ashley Kruger today! 877-782-3334 or email akruger@alinestaffing.com

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