The healthcare professionals of Methodist Hospital of Southern California are always exploring new ways to think, learn and grow. Every team member of our 374-bed, not-for-profit facility in Arcadia works in unison to help our patients—and each other—reach their goals and achieve positive outcomes. Together, we deliver care with the greatest compassion, while always striving to exemplify our shared values of IRAISE - Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Innovation, Safety and Excellence. If you’d like to join our exceptional team, consider our Case Manager opportunities.
The purpose of the Case Coordinator position is to support the physician and interdisciplinary team in the provision of patient care, with the underlying objective of enhancing the quality of clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction while managing the cost of care and providing timely and accurate information to payers. The role integrates and coordinates utilization management, care facilitation and discharge planning functions. The Case Coordinator is accountable for a designated patient caseload and plans effectively in order to meet patient needs, manages the length of stay and promotes efficient utilization of resources. Specific functions within this role include facilitation of pre-certification and payer authorization processes; facilitation of the collaborative management of patient care across the continuum; intervening as necessary to remove barriers to timely and efficient care delivery and reimbursement; application of process improvement methodologies in evaluating outcomes of care support and coaching of clinical documentation efforts; and serving as a clinical resource for coders, ensuring that documentation accurately reflects severity of illness and intensity of service coordinating communication with physicians.
Requires current CA RN license, BLS certification, working knowledge of discharge planning, utilization management, case management, performance improvement and managed care reimbursement, and an understanding of pre-acute and post-acute venues of care and post-acute community resources. BSN, professional certification as a case manager and a minimum three years of clinical experience in Utilization Review and Discharge Planning in an acute hospital strongly preferred.
At Methodist Hospital, you’ll enjoy an excellent compensation and benefits package, including professional development programs, a shared governance model and much more.
Methodist Hospital of Southern California offers:
A full-service community hospital, Methodist Hospital’s services range from obstetrics to complex neurosurgery. Its most frequently accessed services are (2013):
Centers of Excellence
Methodist Hospital has been designated a center of excellence in the following services by various accrediting organizations:
LA County EMS (Emer...gency Medical Services) STEMI (heart attack) Receiving Center
LA County EMS Approved Stroke Center
Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP)
Comprehensive Community Cancer Center – designated by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
Heart Care – Heart Failure Gold Plus Award by the American Heart Association and the Mission Lifeline Gold Performance Award for STEMI treatment
Disease-specific certification by The Joint Commission for acute coronary syndrome, acute myocardial infarction and heart failure
Stroke Care – Advanced Certification by The Joint Commission