Manager, Case Management

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

ID: 7122113 (Ref.No. 10019628)
Posted: January 26, 2023
Salary / Pay Rate: $59.57 - $99.49 / hour
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

About City of Hope

City of Hope is an independent biomedical research and treatment organization for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.

Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a leader in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy such as CAR T cell therapy. City of Hope’s translational research and personalized treatment protocols advance care throughout the world. Human synthetic insulin, monoclonal antibodies and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs are based on technology developed at the institution. AccessHope™, a subsidiary launched in 2019 serves employers and their health care partners by providing access to City of Hope’s specialized cancer expertise.

A National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope is ranked among the nation’s “Best Hospitals” in cancer by U.S. News & World Report and received Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Its main campus is located near Los Angeles, with additional locations throughout Southern California and in Arizona.

City of Hope’s commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all of our communities. Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds and experiences to our work -- and that our teams align with the people we serve in order to build trust and understanding. We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.

Position Summary

Assists the Case Management Senior Nurse Manager in the responsibilities for the daily operational needs of the Case Management Department. Demonstrates in depth knowledge and understanding of case management patient care principles, standards of practice, social determinants of health and impact on transitions of care. Participates in the management of human and material resources as well as program planning and evaluation. Provides input and participates into the development and management of the budget. Provides supervision of employees, participates in hiring, assigns work, coaches and teaches, evaluates performance and completes disciplinary actions. Actively works to ensure optimal delivery of care as well as performance improvement initiatives. Able to actively collaborate with peers, subordinates and supervisors in constructive problem solving as well as to facilitate frequent team building interactions with staff.

Key Responsibilities include:

Individual must have the ability to influence people though the use of effective communication and facts, participates in hiring, assigning work schedules, coaching, training, completes annual performance evaluations and provides disciplinary actions as required. Is contributory in the preparation of the budget and does influence the outcomes with staffing. Responsible for participating in the oversight of daily operations, including staffing and scheduling of department staff to assure safe, high quality care for patients along the continuum, and in the areas of access to care, care progression during hospitalization and the development of a transitions of care plan. Oversees the pre-authorization processes that aid in establishing medical necessity and appropriate level of care, as indicated by the patient condition. Assures patient flow in coordination with the Nursing House Supervisor and unit managers. Monitors identified quality performance improvement targets and data in coordination with other hospital departments and other member so CM department leadership team.

Be a positive role model for assigned area(s). Encourage open and positive communication and provide excellent customer service. Advocates for COH, the staff and patients. Collaborates with internal and external customers to meet strategic goals. Is a change agent and encourages staff to participate in change. Monitors and controls resources (human and material). Encourages higher learning and professional development. Ensures staff competence and promotes professional practice standards through education and monitoring. Assures professional (including but not limited to ACMA Standards of Practice) and regulatory standards are met and maintained.

Planning and goal setting

  • Assists in the management and implementation of departmental programs and goals that support the strategic plan for patient care services and the organization.
  • Supports departmental implementation of new technology and services.
  • Effectively communicates (written & oral) across the organization.
  • Patient Care and Clinical Quality
  • Supports standards for patient care management along the continuum of care utilizing the case management and nursing processes to assure patient care coordination is timely, safe and effective.
  • Assures satisfaction of patients, physicians and other customers with care and services that are delivered.
  • Develops and fosters collaborative relationships with other departments to support safe, high quality patient care and services.
  • Assures compliance, and measures staff performance, with case management and regulatory standards.
  • Measures performance of staff to meet regulatory and patient care standards
  • Reports results of ongoing quality metrics as appropriate.
  • Promotes the utilization of evidence based practice in delivery of patient care.
  • Supports and facilitates critical thinking of staff.

Personnel Management

  • Oversees daily operations including staffing and scheduling of department
  • Participates in the hiring process.
  • Participates in orientation and staff development.
  • Fosters teamwork.
  • Assists in the maintenance and monitoring of staffing plan.
  • Provides oversight of temporary (registry/traveler) staff.

Fiscal and Budget

  • Assists to monitor variances

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in hospital-based nursing with demonstrated progressive leadership growth; including 2 years of case management experience

Required Certification/Licensure:

  • BLS
  • Current California RN License (or obtain within 6 months of hire)
  • American Heart Association – Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • National Certification (must be acquired within 12 months of hire or transfer).

Preferred education experience and skills:

  • MSN or applicable equivalent

Additional Information:

  • As a condition of employment, City of Hope requires staff to comply with all state and federal vaccination mandates.

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $59.57 - $99.49 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.