JFK Memorial Hospital has provided medical care to residents in the Coachella Valley since 1966. A group of physicians, including Dr. Reynaldo Carreon, founded the hospital and today one of JFKâ��s cross streets is named in his honor.
The scope of duties encompasses a variety of tasks related to performing the following: integrated concurrent review for utilization; quality and risk; discharge planning; and case referrals for patients. This position works with medical and professional staffs to obtain appropriate clinical documentation for review and to meet inpatient criteria by the Interqual Guidelines. The Case Managers are responsible for the research and appeal UR denials; micro management of patients to ensure appropriate and timely resource utilization; timely and accurate communication to insurance utilization review for certification of admission and continued stay. This position also coordinates patient care with an interdisciplinary team; screens and coordinates authorization of requests for capitated services for all assigned managed care where the hospital has a financial responsibility; participates in peer review; and is pro-active in reducing avoidable days. Hours vary depending upon assignment. Rotate Saturday/Sunday coverage. This is a non-exempt position.
1. Current license as a Registered Nurse in California, or related health care professional
2. Three (3) years Case Management/UM experience in an acute care facility
4. Knowledge and experience with Medi-Cal - preferred
5. Good communication skills and ability to work with others
6. Basic computer skills
? Annual Update
? Ethics Training
? Child Abuse Identification
? Elder Abuse Identification
? Conflict Resolution
? California RN License
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Primary Location: Indio, California
Facility: John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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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.