Since 1972, Placentia-Linda Hospital has expanded right along with north Orange County. As our communities grow, we continue to offer a full range of medical services to meet your familyâ��s needs. One thing remains the same â�� our caring and compassionate staff, which is committed to providing excellent quality and customer satisfaction. The numerous awards and distinctions weâ��ve earned demonstrate that. The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in America, once again named Placentia-Linda Top Performer on Key Quality Measures in 2014. The hospital was recognized for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions.
The individual in this position support the Director of Case Management (DCM) in the hospital utilization performance improvement and operational management of the Case Management Department in order to promote effective utilization of hospital resources, ensure processes support appropriate reimbursement for services rendered, support efficient patient throughput, and ensure compliance with all state and federal regulations related to case management services.
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 Tenet policy
Education provided to physicians, patients, families and caregivers
The individual's responsibilities include the following activities: a) support the management of department operations to assure effective throughput and reimbursement for services provided, b)supports DCM in the implementation and oversight of the hospital Utilization Management Plan using data to drive hospital utilization performance improvement, c) ensure medical necessity review processes are completed accurately and in compliance with CMS regulations and Tenet policy, d) ensure timely and effective patient transition and planning to support efficient patient throughput, e) implement and monitor processes to prevent payer disputes, f) collaborates with physicians, office staff, and ancillary department, g) ensure compliance with state and federal regulations and TJC accreditation standards, h) lead complex case review in DCMâ��s absences, i) assist DCM with onboarding of new employees and education ofstaff, j)support coaching and performance management of staff with DCM, andk) other duties as assigned.
Required qualifications include an active Registered Nurse license with at least two years acute care Case Management Experience.
Leadership role preferred.
Accredited Case Manager (ACM) preferred.
McKesson InterQualâ® experience preferred.
Required skills include demonstrated organizational skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to lead and coordinate activities of a diverse group of people in a fast paced environment, critical thinking and problem solving skills and computer literacy.
Job: Case Management/Home Health
Primary Location: Placentia, California
Facility: Placentia-Linda Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005044567
About Placentia-Linda Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.