Job Description

Case Manager RN - Apollo Unit

SUMMARY: This position is accountable for assessing, planning, implementing, coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating options and services available to meet a patient's health needs. Coordinates services provided to a specified group of patients, ensuring that the care is provided in an appropriate setting, and that the severity of illness and the intensity of service is consistent with the patient's clinical condition. Collaborates with the health care team members to ensure that the care provided meets desired patient outcomes with appropriate utilization of resources within expected time-frames across the continuum of care. This position practices within the scope of the Nursing Practice Act, and in accordance with the policies on Valley Children's Healthcare.

This position will be responsible for working with the Apollo Unit which provides care for infants and children with acute and chronic respiratory diagnoses such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, bronchitis and respiratory syncytial virus. This 36-bed unit has 14 rooms with central monitors, to closely monitor patients with increased needs for respiratory support and intervention. Nursing and respiratory care practitioners collaborate in the care of patients on Apollo.

REQUIREMENTS: This position requires an Associate's Degree in Nursing with a Bachelor's Degree preferred. A valid California RN license is required as well as two (2) years nursing experience. Pediatric experience and Case Management/Utilization Management experience is desirable. Bilingual skills are preferred.

POSITION DETAILS: Full time, 80 hours per pay period.

LOCATION: Madera, CA

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