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RN Case Manager

Company: Actalent
Location: Anaheim
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Job Description:

Description:The RN Case Manager Assistant is responsible to conduct medical necessity screening and work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team to provide care coordination for patients under the direction of a Registered Nurse and in compliance with evidence-based practice and regulatory requirements. This position complies with the scope of services defined by the Registered Nurse state licensure requirements. This position integrates national standards for case management scope of services including: Utilization Management supporting medical necessity and denial prevention, Transition Management promoting appropriate length of stay, readmission prevention and patient satisfaction Care Coordination by demonstrating throughput efficiency while assuring care is the right sequence and at appropriate level of care, Compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements, TJC accreditation standards and policy Education provided to physicians, patients, families and caregivers, and other duties assigned. Essential Responsibilities: The individual's responsibilities include the following activities: a) accurate medical necessity screening and submission for Physician Advisor review b) care coordination, c) implementation of the transition plan based on RN Case Manager and/or Social Worker (SW) assessment(s), d) communication with interdisciplinary team during patient care conferences, e) management of concurrent disputes, f ) communication with patients and families regarding the plan of care established by RN, SW and Physician, g) collaboration with physicians, office staff and ancillary departments, h) clear, complete and concise documentation in electronic system, i) maintenance of accurate patient demographic and insurance information, j) identification and documentation of potentially avoidable days, k) identification and reporting of over and underutilization, l) and other duties as assigned. Utilization Management: Assures the patient is in the appropriate status and level of care based on Medical Necessity process and submits for Secondary Physician review per Kaiser policy. Ensures timely communication of clinical data to various payers to support admission, level of care, length of stay and authorization for post-acute services. Advocates for the patient and hospital with payers to secure appropriate payment for services rendered. Completion of clinical reviews. Promotes prudent utilization of all resources (fiscal, human, environmental, equipment and services) by evaluating resources available to the patient and balancing cost and quality to assure optimal clinical and financial outcomes. Identifies and documents Avoidable Days using the data to address opportunities for improvement. Prevents denials and disputes by communicating with payers and documenting relevant information. Coordinates clinical care (medical necessity, appropriateness of care and resource utilization for admission, continued stay, discharge and post- acute care) supported by evidence-based practice, internal and external requirements. Identifying appropriate level of care needs. Assisting with patient transition to the appropriate level of care Order clarification admission status and patient classification.Skills:case management, acute care, Registered Nurse, excel data entryTop Skills Details:case management,acute care,Registered NurseAdditional Skills & Qualifications:Registered Nurse - RN MUST HAVE: In hospital experience adult, experience with commercial insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, multiple specialized units, discharge planning. their experience needs to be centered around MS, TELE, ICU/DOU, NICU, & ER. As a general rule for traveling, they need to have at least 1 year in the past 3 years of collective experience in the role to which they are applying. Some facilities have requested 2 years.Experience Level:Entry Level About Actalent: Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We're supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Actalent, Anaheim , RN Case Manager, Executive , Anaheim, California

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