Job Description & Requirements
Case Management Nurse - Case Manager
Works collaboratively with an MD to coordinate and screen for the appropriateness of admissions and Continued stays. Makes recommendations to the physicians for alternate levels of care when the patient does not meet the medical necessity for Inpatient hospitalization. Interacts with the family, patient and other disciplines to coordinate a safe and acceptable discharge plan. Functions as an indirect caregiver, patient advocate and manages patients in the most cost effective way.
Previous case management experience and demonstrated experience in utilization management, discharge planning, or transfer coordination. Knowledge of Nurse Practice Act, The Joint Commission and other federal/state/local regulations. Bachelors degree, or equivalent experience, in nursing or health related field. Masters degree preferred. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Current California RN license required.
Opened in November 2011 Kaiser Ontario Medical Center is a 224-bed facility is designed for both outpatient and inpatient care providing high-quality health care services to the rapidly expanding West End of the Inland Empire. Conveniently located at the 60 Freeway and Vineyard Avenue, the 386,000-square-foot 224-bed facility will include a 36-bed emergency department, a radiation oncology department, and a healing garden.The community of Ontario offers affordable housing options; a new, large-scale entertainment venue; and accessibility to a variety of recreational activities, shopping areas, and an international airport.
Located just a short drive from world-famous beaches, Hollywood, Disneyland Resort, and mountain and desert retreats, Greater Ontario is the ideal jumping-off point to all that Southern California has to offer. Whether you're looking to take the family to Legoland, Knott's Berry Farm, Disneyland, Universal Studios, or even San Diego Zoo, Ontario, California, serves as a great central location to get your vacation moving.