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Case Manager RN, Cardio Vascular Care

Location: Santa Clara, CA Job Number: 694148 Date posted: 05/16/2018
Description: Responsible for coordinating patient care throughout the cardiovascular care continuum Ensuries the effective coordination and continuation of patient care from the pre-surgery to post-surgery treatments.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Coordinates pre-surgery care services. Responsible for the initial intake and setting up the patient coordination process with external providers.
  • Determines availability of operating rooms and books cases accordingly. Completes surgical work ups for referrals. Coordinates transmission of clinical and benefit information to patients, families and outside agencies.
  • Coordinates the clinical management of post-surgery patients. Manages post discharge planning to ensure the continuing care of patient which include follow up appointments, educational programs and outside services for continuing care.
  • Provides patient education and consultation for patient and family members throughout treatment.


  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • Minimum three (3) years of patient care experience required.
    Education
  • Bachelor's degree in nursing or health related field, OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • Current California RN license required.

    Additional Requirements:
  • N/A

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum six (6) months of previous case management experience preferred.
  • Minimum one (1) year of care coordination or cardiovascular patient care services experience preferred.
  • Experience in utilization management, discharge planning, or transfer coordination.
  • PHN preferred.

    Primary Location: California,Santa Clara,Santa Clara Medical Offices 710 Lawrence Express W Scheduled Weekly Hours: 20 Shift: Evening Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri *Schedule may vary to meet operational needs. Working Hours Start: 1:00 PM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Non-Union, Non-Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Nursing Licensed Department: Cardiovascular Surgery ( Dept #342 ) 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.
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