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Per-diem Care Manager - LVN or RN Case Management

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Requisition # HRC0459520

Are you ready to bring your expert clinical skills to a world-class facility recognized as one of the top ten in the United States? Do you have a passion for the highest quality and patient happiness? Then please respond to this dynamic opportunity available with one of the best places to work in Southern California! We would be happy to hear from you!

The Care Manager conducts case management on patients in the inpatient, intensive outpatient, residential care and Skilled Nursing Facility settings. CSMNS has developed a case management program that is geared towards the management of patients while hospitalized and upon discharge from various care settings. Using the Case Management Society of America’s (CMSA) model, we describe our approach as “a collaborative process of assessment, planning, facilitation and advocacy for options and services to meet an individual's health needs through communication and available resources to ensure quality cost-effective outcomes.”

Summary of Essential Duties:

  • Meet with patients within 24 hours of admission and conduct an initial assessment
  • Collaborate with assigned hospitalist each day during morning rounds regarding disposition planning and appropriateness for each day of patient’s stay
  • Review with hospitalist the patient’s admission and continued stay for medical necessity, appropriateness of care and level of care
  • Use Milliman and Interqual guidelines as necessary
  • Begin discharge planning and care assessment within one working day (preferably on day of admission)


  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program required
  • BSN preferred


  • Current, unrestricted California RN or LVN license required
  • BLS from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required
  • Case Management certification preferred


  • A minimum of 3 years of acute nursing experience required
  • At least 1 year of experience in case management in the acute inpatient or outpatient setting preferred
  • Knowledge of HMO and Medicare rules in inpatient, home health and SNF settings preferred




Keywords: Per diem, Per-diem, LVN, Licensed Vocational Nurse, RN, Registered Nurse, Case Manager, Utilization, Discharge Planning, Hospital, Medical Center, Healthcare, Los Angeles, CA, California

  • Working Title: Per-diem Care Manager - LVN or RN Case Management
  • Department: MNS ISP
  • Business Entity: Medical Network
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Family & Function, Medical Network
  • Job Specialty: UNASSIGNED
  • Position Type: Per Diem
  • Shift Length: 8 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Day

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