Job - Per Diem Clinical Case Manager - Emergency Room

UCLA HEALTH - Santa Monica, California

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Per Diem Clinical Case Manager - Emergency Room

UCLA HEALTH - Santa Monica - CA Careers Responsibilities

The Case Manager is responsible for utilizing advanced practice nursing skills in the assessment, education, and coordination of care for an identified group of patients.  Collaborates and consults with the multi-disciplinary team, including but not limited to Physicians, Nursing, Ancillary, Professional, Technical, and other clinical and/or department team members along with patients and families to ensure safe and effective coordination of care.  Assesses, coordinates, develops and implements individualized care plans utilizing evidence based tools for risk stratification to ensure delivery of safe, high quality, efficient, and cost-effective care.  Performs Utilization Review functions using standardized practice tools to guide billing and level of care practices.  Assures the delivery of concurrent and post-hospital care through initiation of referrals, coordination of resource utilization, and evaluation of post-acute care services.  Effectively manage the post-acute referral process through the continuum of care to ensure safe discharge.  Participate in performance improvement projects/processes and other duties as assigned.  Identify and implement comprehensive DC plan for high risk patient utilizing risk stratification


BSN degree and California RN license required. MSN degree and Emergency Room Case Management experience is preferred. Three years of acute hospital experience in an emergency room setting preferred, or the equivalent in education/training and experience. Must be team oriented with leadership skills; high level of flexibility and collaborative approach to work. Self-directed, confident and assertive. Must have creative problem-solving skills in systems planning and patient care delivery in a high volume work environment. Effective verbal and written communications with multiple types of disciplines and populations. Computer proficiency a must.

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