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Dignity Health RN - Medical Case Manager in LONG BEACH, California

Overview

Founded as a faith-based hospital in 1923 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Dignity Health – St. Mary Medical Center is a 389-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in Long Beach, California. The hospital offers a full complement of services, including a Level II trauma center, cardiac and vascular center, surgical weight loss, maternity and the CARE Center, which is a recognized PrEP center of excellence. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. Visitfor more information.

Responsibilities

The registered nurse shall serve as a Medical Case Manager who coordinates with all parties involved in the care of the patient to provide the most effective care and treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS and ensures that the patients' biomedical needs are met. This position formulates care plans based upon assessment data and provision of care priorities, in collaboration with the Clinical Social Worker. Modifies the plan of care based on reassessment findings and specific patient care needs and changes in the medical treatment plan. Through the delivery of brief interventions the Medical Case Manager will assist patients towards behavior changes that will enhance HIV treatment adherence and reduction of risk behaviors. The Medical Case Manager coordinates behavioral interventions and support services with the patient's medical care to promote improved health outcomes. The position is responsible for delivering patient-centered activities that focus on addressing health status, engagement and retention in care, adherence to HIV medications, and HIV risk reduction.

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Qualifications

Requirements:

  • RN Licensure

  • Three (3) years HIV clinical practice experience and relevant experience within the scope of their licensure.

  • Good organizational skills and ability to maintain client files, charts and test results.

  • Possess basic computer skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office software, data entry, and use of internet and internet research.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, ability to build rapport with clients (i.e. customer service skills, outreach) and talk openly sexual risk taking behaviors.

  • Have solid knowledge of HIV disease, including natural history, symptoms, and treatment.

  • Knowledgeable regarding frequently seen HIV co-morbidities: STDs, Hepatitis and Tuberculosis including transmission and treatment.

  • Knowledge and experience working with behavioral risk groups, including Injection Drug Users, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, and Transgendered Community.

  • Have strong quality management skills; ensure compliance with all contract guidelines and regulations.

  • Licensed in good standing in the State of California as a Registered Nurse

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Equal Opportunity

Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please

Dignity Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request . We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Dignity Health participates in E-verify.

Job ID 2019-85174

Employment Type Full Time

Department Care Program

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility St Mary Medical Center - Long Beach

Shift Day

Location LONG BEACH

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Monday - Friday: 08:00-16:30

Work Schedule 8 Hour

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