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RN - Case Manager

Allmed Staffing Inc

RN - Case Manager

San Diego, CA
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Position Description: Assess, plan, implement, coordinate, monitor, and evaluate case management activities for offenders being released from state and local prison and for those currently residing at the Community Transition Center, across the continuum of care, within the scope of the case manager's license, including: Coordination and service delivery, Physical and psychological factors, Case management concepts and Community resources. Perform pre-release planning for men and women coming out of the prison system. Provide knowledge to probation officers regarding difficult medical cases. Meet with clients who are currently residing at the Community Transition Center for ongoing medical case management. Understand and maintain confidentiality of legal and ethical issues at all times. Check eligibility as per procedure/ client specifications; if there is an eligibility problem, the case manager notifies the caller and consults the case management supervisor. Assess initial clinical information and develop a treatment plan and goals that meet the individual patient's/ client's present needs. Communicate goals and objectives to all pertinent parties. Evaluate and certify all cases for potential complications, and cases that would benefit from alternative care. Assess clinical information at established intervals to evaluate the effectiveness of the case management plan for each patient. Evaluate and communicate the case objectives and goals to the individual patient's case management team. Consult physician advisers to determine the medical necessity and appropriateness of treatment plan goals and objectives. Maintain an open line of communication with all parties of the individual case management treatment team to include patient, probation officer, and other service providers across the continuum of care. Remain aware of and follow all departmental policies and procedures. Answer calls as needed for individual assigned units. Assume other duties as assigned and directed by the case management or other supervisors. Report any quality issues identified to the case management supervisor. Qualifications: Active R.N. nurse licensure in the state of operation; minimum of 2 years case management experience. A Bachelors (or higher) degree in a health-related field preferred. Case management certification preferred. Ability to apply the six (6) essential activities of case management within the five (5) core components. Must be able to work well independently but also thrive in a team environment. Excellent time management and organizational skills are needed as the environment can be fast paced. Experience working in public health or with community based health organizations, and experience with substance abuse and/or med seeking behavior is a plus.