Comprehensive Health Services, Inc. Registered Nurse Case Manager in Fairfield, California

Job Description

COMPANY PROFILE:

CHSi supports the health and well-being of civilian and military workforce partners in austere, remote, and security challenged environments outside the continental United States. With over 40 years of experience providing a full range of medical services, CHSi medical management solutions are comprehensive, responsive, and reliable. Our unique service delivery approach, international recruiting network, and proprietary processes and systems deliver secure and compliant solutions. Through solid performances in the U.S. and its territories, and in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kosovo, and Africa, CHSi’s solutions are built on a foundation of field-tested best practices. The CHSi service delivery approach includes onsite health centers, a national network of highly credentialed board certified medical staff, and medical readiness teams.

SCOPE:

The Registered Nurse, Case Manager shall perform a full range of certified nursing services. The Certified Nurse, Case Manager shall meet or exceed the industry standards in accordance with established principles, practices and ethics of a Registered Nurse. The Defense Health Agency (DHA) is a joint, integrated Combat Support Agency that enables the Army, Navy, and Air Force medical services to provide a medically ready force and ready medical force to Combatant Commands in both peacetime and wartime. The DHA supports the delivery of integrated, affordable, and high quality health services to Military Health System (MHS) beneficiaries and is responsible for driving greater integration of clinical and business processes across the MHS.

*This position is notional and contingent upon contract award. *

All services shall be provided in accordance with established standards, principles and ethics of the profession, applicable professional specialty organizations, and the high-quality standard for which CHS is recognized.

LOCATION:

This position is based Travis Air Force Base, CA.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform and/or provide direction and support for the following services:

  • Participate in all phases of the Case Management Program (CMP), and ensure that the CMP meets established case management (CM) standards of care.

  • Provide nursing expertise about the case management process, including assessment, planning, implementation, coordination, and monitoring.

  • Recognize case management process opportunities while identifying and integrating local case management processes.

  • Develop and implement local strategies using inpatient, outpatient, onsite and telephonic case management.

  • Establish and implement tools to support case management, such as those used for patient identification and patient assessment, clinical practice guidelines, algorithms, case management software, and databases for community resources.

  • Integrate case management and Utilization Management (UM) while integrating nursing case management with social work case management.

  • Maintain liaison with appropriate community agencies and organizations.

  • Accurately collect and document patient care data.

  • Develop treatment plans including preventive, therapeutic, rehabilitative, psychosocial, and clinical interventions to ensure continuity of care toward the goal of optimal wellness.

  • Establish mechanisms to ensure proper implementation of patient treatment plans, and follow-up post discharge in ambulatory and community health care settings.

  • Provide appropriate health care instruction to patient and/or caregivers based on identified learning needs.

Required Skills

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Nursing.

  • Graduate from a college or university accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

  • Possesses one of the following certifications:

  • Commission for Case Manager Certification Certified Case Manager (CCM)

  • Certification of Disability Management Specialists Commission: Certified Disability Management Specialist (CDMS)

  • Association of Rehabilitation Nurses: Certified Rehabilitation Register Nurse (CRRN)

  • American Board for Occupational Health Nurses Certified Occupational Health Nurse (COHN) OR Certified Occupational health Nurse-Specialist (COHN-S)

  • National Board for Certification in Continuity of Care: Advanced Certification in Continuity of Care (ACCC)

  • Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification: Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC)

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center Nurse Case Manager (RN-NCM)

  • National Academy of Certified Care Managers: Care Manager Certified (CMC)

  • One year experience in nursing.

  • Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse.

Required Experience

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Performs duties in a safe manner. Follows the corporate safety policy.

  • Participates and supports safety meetings, training and goals.

  • Ensures safe operating conditions within area of responsibility.

  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area.

  • Greets and receives patients and directs them to appropriate care.

  • Receives and screens telephone calls.

  • Files and maintains Healthcare records.

  • Files healthcare reports in health records.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

  • Work involves sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time.

  • May require bending, stooping and lifting up to 15 lbs.

Comprehensive Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and other statuses protected by law.

Job Location

Fairfield, California, US

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular