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Case Manager, Cardiology

Location Honolulu, Hawaii Job Number 991272 Date posted 10/23/2021
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Description:
Job Summary:

Assists in identifying, coordinating and evaluating administrative and operational activities of services required to respond effectively to patients medical needs. Acts as medical liaison between patient, community resources, and Cardiology medical staff. Provides continuity of care to patient by coordinating care and services needed in all settings in continuum of care. Monitors plan of care and provides ongoing communication with Cardiology health care providers. Problem solves and/or refers to supervisor operational issues as appropriate.

Essential Responsibilities:


  • Assists in identifying, coordinating and evaluating administrative and operational activities of services to effectively manage patients medical needs.

  • Acts as medical liaison between patient, community resources and Cardiology medical staff. Provides continuity of care to patient by coordinating care and services needed within the continuum of care. Monitors plan of care and provides ongoing communication with all health care providers as needed.

  • Monitors and evaluates outcomes of patient treatment. Devises individualized plans of care to insure completion of treatment as recommended by physician and/or other health care providers.

  • Tracks and manages patients care and treatment including referral tracking, request for outside services from a facility and/or health provider utilizing available computer resources.

  • Participates in problem solving and quality improvement monitoring to help develop, implement and evaluate department specific processes/policies.

  • Assists and advises in development of standards, policies and procedures and educational tools for various patient treatments.

  • Partners with physician chief and/or clinic supervisor in following up on issues requiring resolution. Updates physician chief and/or clinic supervisor regarding any issues/concerns as appropriate.

  • Assists supervisor in maintaining daily operations and serves as resource to staff. Ensures training for ongoing formal and informal staff development needs.

  • Assists with departmental nursing functions if operational needs require.

  • Develops and implements plans/projects to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness. Monitors progress and reports to supervisor.

  • Initiate and maintain practices and programs that strengthen the delivery of cardiac services.

  • May perform patient care to the extent necessary to maintain clinical expertise, competency, and licensing necessary to fulfill job responsibilities and to direct the provision of care on the unit.

  • Provides direct patient care on an as needed basis. Provides services that are within scope of license and in compliance with all legal, regulatory, and policy requirements relevant to clinical role performed.

  • Incorporates the KP Nursing Vision, Model and Values throughout their Nursing Practice.
Basic Qualifications:


Experience



  • Minimum two (2) years of direct patient care experience.

  • Minimum two (2) years of case management or care coordination experience.



Education



  • Bachelors degree in nursing OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.



License, Certification, Registration



  • Basic Life Support from American Heart Association




  • Registered Nurse License (Hawaii) required at hire



 


Additional Requirements:



  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in adaptability, oral communication, written communication, customer service, conflict resolution, influence, problem solving, decision making, teamwork, quality management, and systems thinking.



 


Preferred Qualifications:



  • Certified Case Manager (CCM) by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC).

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in word processing, spreadsheet, and database PC applications.

  • Masters degree in public health, clinical nursing, or related field.


Primary Location: Hawaii,Honolulu,Moanalua Medical Offices Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-HI-01|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Specialty: Case Management Department: Moanalua Medical Center - Cardiology-Reg Clinic - 1208 Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.