Job - VA Care Manager-RN 2

Loma Linda University Health Care - Loma Linda, California

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VA Care Manager-RN 2

Loma Linda University Health Care - Loma Linda - CA Careers Responsibilities

Full-Time M-Th 8a-5p; F 8a-2:30p AM/PM
Job Summary: **This position is located at the Palm Desert VA Clinic** This position will exemplify
the LLUHS Mission, Vision and Values to support and implement the Core Pillars
of the Strategic Plan: World Class Distinction, Quality & Service
Excellence, Teamwork & Synergy, Partnerships, and Leadership &
Stewardship. The Care Manager-RN 2 is responsible for the management of patient
care in the assigned LLUHC/VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) Patient
Aligned Care Team (PACT) within the RN Scope of Practice. This includes
coordination of assigned high risk patient caseload in order to expedite
patient movement throughout the health care setting and facilitating continuity
of care. Evaluates daily physician assigned patients in the CBOCs, those
transitioning from in-patient to ambulatory care status and those receiving
home care support, in collaborating with the Home Health Referral Service,
Managed Care or In-Patient Case Managers and Social Work. Serves as a
consultant and resource to patients and other members of the health care team.
Works closely with VA Liaison, CBOC Medical Director, and CBOC Clinic
Director.  Performs other duties as
needed. Job Specifications: Current
and unrestricted California RN license required. Current BLS/CPR certification
required. Associate of Science degree in Nursing or RN diploma required.
Bachelor’s degree preferred. Minimum two years of RN experience in a clinical
setting, including patient triage and assessment, required. Able to read; write
legibly; speak in English (and Spanish preferred) with professional quality;
use computer and software programs necessary to the position; troubleshoot and
calibrate patient care equipment. Able to relate and communicate positively,
effectively, and professionally with others; be assertive and consistent in
following and/or enforcing policies; work calmly and respond courteously when
under pressure; lead, supervise, teach, and collaborate; accept direction. Able
to communicate effectively in English in person, in writing, and on the
telephone; think critically; work independently with minimal supervision;
perform basic math functions; manage multiple assignments effectively; work
well under pressure; problem solve; organize and prioritize workload; recall information
with accuracy; pay close attention to detail. Able to distinguish colors and
smells as necessary for patient care; hear sufficiently for general
conversation in person and on the telephone; identify and distinguish various
sounds associated with the work place/patient care; see adequately to read
computer screens, medical records, and written documents necessary to position;
discern temperature variances through touch. Flexible to adjust work schedule,
and travel to other VA clinics, as needed.

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