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Responsible for assessment and coordination of a continuum plan of care for the hospital patient populace; Responsible for quality and utilization review of care, making timely referrals to ensure that the patient is receiving the appropriate care, in the appropriate setting and using the appropriate utilization standards as set by community and professional standard as adopted by the medical staff; Assures that the patients from all age groups proceed efficiently through the course of hospitalization and beyond through the continuum of care; Performs other duties as needed.
Required Knowledge and Skills: Able to articulate verbally and in writing; Customer service oriented; Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
Essential Technical/Motor Skills: Able to read; write legibly; speak in English with professional quality; use computer, printer, and software programs necessary to the position
Essential Interpersonal Skills: Able to relate and communicate positively, effectively, and professionally with others; be assertive and consistent in following and/or enforcing policies; work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; lead, supervise, teach, and collaborate; accept direction
Essential Mental Abilities: Able to communicate effectively in English in person, in writing, and on the telephone; think critically; perform basic math functions; manage multiple assignments effectively; compose written material; organize and prioritize workload; work well under pressure; problem solve; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail; work independently with minimal supervision
Essential Sensory Requirements: Able to hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone; identify and distinguish various sounds associated with workplace/patient care; see adequately to read computer screens, medical records, and written documents necessary to position.
Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in nursing preferred; Minimum of two years of clinical experience required; Minimum of one year of utilization review and discharge planning experience required.
Licensure, Certification, or Registration: Active California registered Nurse (RN) license required; *Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required; Certified Case manager (CCM) preferred. *BLS certification must be issued by the American Heart Association.