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Providence Health & Services Case Management Associate, LVN in Burbank, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Case Management Associate, LVN (Per diem, Day shift) at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.

This opening will utilize the Modern Hire Video Prescreen Tool. If invited to this prescreen, candidates who complete this process will be given preference for interview consideration (Please note: Completing this process does not guarantee that you will be selected for an in-person interview).

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. 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:

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

  • 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)

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

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

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

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

  • Assure appropriate documentation is completed on patient records as identified in department policies

  • 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

Qualifications:

Required qualifications:

  • Current CA License Vocational Nurse

  • Experience in a health care related position

  • One (1) year experience in acute hospital case management & discharge

Preferred qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree

  • Planning experience

About the ministry you will serve:

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 414 bed acute care facility, known for its state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, has provided the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities for close to 70 years.

Many of our specialized services are provided within our Heart and Vascular Institute, one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers of heart attack victims; our Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for a Primary Stroke Center, and the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association (2010); our Women's Pavilion, and our newly opened the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building.

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center has an exceptional orthopedic program recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. And Providence Saint Joseph's Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation from HealthGrades.

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-Burbank

Req ID: 247798

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