Hawaii Pacific Health Case Manager, RN - Case Management in Lihue, Hawaii

Job Description

Founded in 1938, Wilcox Medical Center is the largest medical facility on Kaua‘i and has been recognized as one of the nation’s best rural hospitals. With 169 physicians on staff, Wilcox provides residents and visitors with expert diagnosis and treatment for more than 20 specialties. Its state-of-the-art acute care facility includes a full suite of services from emergency, OB/GYN and pediatrics to cardiology, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, pulmonology, nephrology, cosmetic surgery, internal medicine and family practice. In 2010, the Wilcox Health Women’s Center opened to provide preventive and diagnostic care for Kaua‘i’s women close to home. The hospital has 71 beds, including seven intensive care beds, five birthing suites, 20 same-day surgery beds and a 20-bed emergency department. It is equipped with MRI and CT scanners and a state-of-the-art surgical center with six surgical suites. In 2010, the American Heart Association recognized Wilcox Memorial in three areas of excellence: Coronary Artery Disease (Gold Award), Stroke (Silver Award) and Heart Failure (Silver Award.) Wilcox Memorial Hospital, together with Kaua‘i Medical Clinic and the Wilcox Health Foundation, is affiliated with Hawai‘i Pacific Health, the state’s largest health care provider.

The Case Management team puts great emphasis on helping each patient transit their health care treatment with an appropriate set of support tools and information. Our caring, professional staff provides timely medical and discharge management to meet clinical and service goals, and to provide an effective, appropriate continuum of care. We want to ensure that our patients receive the attention they need, especially when they require care from several different services and other combinations of medical, financial or social intervention.

As the RN Case Manager, you will ensure the considerate and confidential management of unique and high-risk patient cases by performing case management through direct referrals and reviews of medical records. This includes determining the appropriateness and medical necessity of admissions, continued hospital stay, and the use of ancillary services. You will also perform treatment plan assessments, discharge needs interviews, planning/coordination for high risk cases, and participate in organizational quality improvement activities. We are looking for someone perceptive to patient needs, with outstanding organizational and communication skills and a commitment to delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai‘i’s people.

Location: Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Work Schedule: Day/Evening - 12 Hours

Work Type: Full Time Regular

FTE: 1.000000

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining

Exempt: Yes

Minimum Qualifications: Current Hawai‘i Registered Nurse license. Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Three (3) years recent acute care registered nurse experience in Pediatrics, OB/GYN, or with Adults, and/or relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Current Hawai‘i Registered Nurse License. Knowledge of criteria based review. Strong organization, analytical, and planning skills.

EOE/AA/Disabled/Vets

Position Case Manager, RN - Case Management

Category Nursing

Employment Type Employee

Location Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Req ID 9166