Job Description

Case Manager RN - Explorer Unit - Part Time

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.

Starship Explorer is a 36-bed, acute care unit with a patient population comprised primarily of surgical patients. The surgical services includes, but is not limited to cardiac, trauma, neurosurgery, ENT and orthopedic patients. Explorer's patients are both inpatient and observation patients. Explorer has central monitoring capabilities and 4 rooms with negative pressure capabilities. Explorer utilizes Valley Children's Healthcare L.E.G.A.C.Y. Nursing Care Delivery Model which embraces a philosophy of professional practice that supports an environment of excellence in patient care. The six elements: Leadership, Excellence, Growth, Accountability and Authority, Collaboration, and Your Professional Practice, combine to create the framework for care delivery, including autonomous practice and role accountability for the RN, the RN as the Coordinator and Provider of care.

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 highly desirable. Bilingual skills are preferred.

POSITION DETAILS: Part Time, 40 hours per 2-week pay period, Days

LOCATION: Madera, CA

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