DaVita Care Manager Assistant (Inpatient) in LAS VEGAS, Nevada

Care Manager Assistant (Inpatient)

Description

DaVita Medical Group manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Nevada, New Mexico, Florida, Colorado and Washington in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. As of June 30, 2016 DaVita Medical Group (formerly HealthCare Partners) provided integrated care management for approximately 760,000 patients. DaVita Medical Group’s leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.

We are committed to bringing the benefits of coordinated care to our patients and to taking a leading role in the transformation of the national healthcare delivery system to assure quality, access, and affordable care for all.

If you're looking to make a difference with a large, financially stable, well-recognized medical group, DaVita Medical Group may be the employer for you.

OVERALL JOB PURPOSE

Under the direction of the Care Management Team:

Facilitates all (Inpatient and Outpatient) initial Home Health Care referrals. Assist the inpatient providers efficiently as a resource in order to achieve the goals of the inpatient program. Assist hospital based team with utilization and discharge planning functions for inpatients in the acute care setting. Facilitate the continuum of care referrals and transfers to the most appropriate level of care that is least restrictive and most cost effective that provides a safe environment.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for quality and continuous improvement within the job scope.

Responsible for all actions/responsibilities as described in company controlled documentation for this position.

Contributes to and supports the corporation’s quality initiatives by planning, communicating, and encouraging team and individual contributions toward the corporation’s quality improvement efforts.

Verifies eligibility and demographic information of hospitalized/post acute patients.

Gathers information related to hospitalized/post acute patients in relation to continued stay review, simple discharge planning and utilization review.

Assists the RN Care Managers with moving the patient through the continuum by communicating with and completing tasks as directed by the RN or supervisor.

Assists the case management staff with implementation and documentation of the discharge care plan that includes initiation of referral forms, data gathering clinical information, chart copying, direct patient contact, PCP and specialist appointment scheduling.

Anticipates discharge planning needs and initiates appropriate referral forms.

Coordinate faxing of referrals, orders and face sheets to applicable offices or referral sources.

Assists inpatient team with opening charts and arranging home health.

Act as a liaison between physician and RN Care Managers as needed.

Work with HCP co-workers in a cooperative, collaborative manner in day to day operations and special projects.

Adhere to HCP, customer and supplier confidentiality and HIPPA guidelines at all times.

Adherence to HCP Policies and Procedures.

OTHER JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs others duties and responsibilities as assigned, including office and reporting functions.

Willing to work overtime and on weekends, as needed.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Qualifications

MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

High School Diploma or equivalent

Two-five years clinical experience as a Medical Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant, experience working in front or back office of a physician practice, or equivalent experience.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Must have good organizational skills, problem-solving skills and must be computer literate with multiple systems.

Knowledge of medical terminology required.

Able to work independently and meet deadlines.

Primary Location NV-LAS VEGAS - 89145

Req ID: 309816