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Registered Nurse – Case Manager (873)

Luke & Associates

This is a Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA posted June 5, 2021.

REGISTERED NURSE – WOUNDED, ILL, AND INJURED
– CASE MANAGER

Site Of Service
Los Angeles Air Force Base, El Segundo, CA
Benefits
Health, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, Long term Disability, Life Insurance
401 Retirement Plan Annual CME Reimbursement 10 paid federal Holidays 80 Hours of Vacation 56 Hours of Sick Leave
Position
Qualification/Requirements
Degree: Bachelor’s Degree of Nursing.

Education: Graduate from a college or university accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) Certifications: HCW must possess one of the following certifications OR 2 years of experience in full time clinical nursing case management with children, families, seniors, or groups.

Commission for Case Manager Certification Certified Case Manager (CCM) Certification of Disability Management Specialists Commission: Certified Disability Management Specialist (CDMS) Association of Rehabilitation Nurses: Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN) American Board for Occupational Health Nurses Certified Occupational Health Nurse (COHN) or Certified Occupational Health Nurse-Specialist (COHN-S).

National Board for Certification in Continuity of Care: Advanced Certification in Continuity of Care (ACCC) Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification: Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) American Nurses Credentialing Center Nurse Case Manager (RN-NCM) National Academy of Certified Care Managers: Care Manager Certified (CMC) Additional Certification: Basic Life Support (BLS) hands on course through American Heart Association.

Experience: 2 years full-time experience in clinical case management working with adults, children, families, seniors and groups.

Must possess organization, problem-solving and communication skills to articulate medical requirements to patients, families/care givers, medical and non-medical staff in a professional and courteous way.

Must be skillful and tactful in communicating with people who may be physically or mentally ill, uncooperative, fearful, emotionally distraught, and occasionally dangerous.

Must be knowledgeable in and adhere to medical privacy and confidentiality (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)); and The Joint Commission (TJC) standards.

Licensure: Registered Nurse; Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse in any U.S.

jurisdiction.

Able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate.

Shall be physically capable of standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time and physically capable of performing all services required under the contract.
Specific Duties
Coordinates and participates in interdisciplinary team meetings, designated facility meetings, and Care Coordination meetings.

Shares knowledge and experiences gained from own clinical nursing practice and education relevant to nursing and case management.

Conducts and/or participates in program evaluation as directed.

Participates in the orientation and training of other staff.

May serve on committees, work groups, and task forces at the facility.

Serves as an advocate for, and ensures education is provided to, the patient and family/caregiver as required.

Promotes adherence to treatment plans for improved healthcare outcomes.

Evaluation: Monitoring and evaluation may include, but is not limited to: patient’s adherence and response to the treatment plan; timeliness of patient and family/caregiver contact and follow-up; identification of variances, patterns or trends from established practice guidelines and/or standards; established outcome measurements; results of interventions, treatment delivery and timeliness of care; and utilization of resources.

Monitors and evaluates the facility’s case management program per DoD, AF and local policies and guidelines.

Case management will be for Active Duty Wounded, Ill, and Injured (WII) members with maximum workload of 17 cases.

If workload is under 17, the Case Manager could take on additional cases (non-WII), but WII cases takes priority.
Core Duties
Participate in all phases of the Case Management Program (CMP) and ensure that the CMP meets established case management (CM) standards of care.

Provide nursing expertise about the CM process, including assessment, planning, implementation, coordination, and monitoring.

Identify opportunities for CM and identify and integrate local CM processes.

Develop and implement local strategies using inpatient, outpatient, onsite and telephonic CM Develop and implement tools to support case management, such as those used for patient identification and patient assessment, clinical practice guidelines, algorithms, CM software, and databases for community resources.

Integrate CM and utilization management (UM) and integrating nursing case management with social work case management.

Maintain liaison with appropriate community agencies and organizations.

Accurately collect and document patient care data.

Develop treatment plans including preventive, therapeutic, rehabilitative, psychosocial, and clinical interventions to ensure continuity of care toward the goal of optimal wellness.

Establish mechanisms to ensure proper implementation of patient treatment plan and follow-up post discharge in ambulatory and community health care settings.

Provide appropriate health care instruction to patient and/or caregivers based on identified learning needs.
Hours
The performance hours of the MTF are Monday through Friday.

No weekends, Holidays or scheduled base/facility closure days.

8-hour shift with schedules potentially ranging from 0700-1700.

Special Requirements/Skills
Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Must be able and willing to reprioritize on short notice and work on multiple simultaneous projects.

Flexible and able to work with various personalities.

Team work skills required.

Time management skills required.

The ability to meet deadlines in a deadline intensive environment is essential.

High level of adaptability and willingness to embrace change in a fast-paced, demanding environment.
Luke & Associates does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran status in provision of services or employment opportunities and benefits.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
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