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Providence Health & Services Case Management Associate (LVN) in Mission Hills, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Case Management Associate (LVN) (Per Diem/Day Shift) to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, CA.

We are seeking a Case Management Associate (LVN) who will be responsible for assisting the case managers to identify the discharge needs of the patient and family and help facilitate a smooth and safe transition from the hospital. The position is responsible for assisting the case managers with all the discharge planning needs of patients that are assigned and utilizes the Case Managers for situations that are out of his/her scope of practice.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrate Providence Health System San Fernando Valley Service Area's core values of respect, justice, compassion, stewardship, and excellence to customers, employees, and visitors; and provides quality service in the performance of work assignments and duties (3, 4)

  • Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, improving organization performance program, and safety standards (4)

  • Interact with medical support staff and physicians assigned to individual patients to facilitate the discharge process (i.e., identify what needs the patient or family may have) (1)

  • Oversee, with the instructions of a Case Manager, the appropriateness of stay in the hospital, both acute and skilled (1)

  • Meet with multidisciplinary groups to discuss discharge plans on a daily basis (1)

  • Participate in administrative staff meetings on a monthly basis and attends others as appropriate to enhance professional growth (4)

  • Identify patient/discharge needs to assure that both receive support with resources and placement assistance (1)

  • Assure appropriate documentation is completed on patient records as identified in department policies (1, 2, 4)

  • Facilitate the transition home by ordering equipment, arranging and referring home health visits, contacting the HHS prior to discharge, and initiating a follow up telephone call after discharge (1, 3)

  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested

  • 1 The performance of this function is the reason that the job exists

  • 2 There are limited employees among whom the performance of this function can be distributed

  • 3 This occupies a great deal of the employee's time

  • 4 Failure to perform this function may have serious consequences

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • License Vocational Nurse ( LVN )

  • Experience in a health care related position

  • 1 year experience in acute hospital case management & discharge planning.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology

  • Knowledge of medical equipment

  • Medicare/MediCal insurance guidelines for acute and skilled stay

  • Strong communication skills

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree

  • Home Health, Skilled Nursing facility discharge planning experience

  • Medical Group/IPA case management experience

About the hospital you will serve.

Nationally recognized for clinical excellence and trauma care, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center is a 377-bed, level II trauma center in Mission Hills, California. We are the only Magnet®Designated Hospital in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Holy Cross also has been recognized this year by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the best places to work in Los Angeles. As our reputation for excellence grows, so does our facility. We have recently expanded our medical center with the addition of a new 138 bed patient care wing. This expansion has made Providence Holy Cross Medical Center one of the largest hospitals serving the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Social Work

Location: California-Mission Hills

Req ID: 254682

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