NATIONAL LEADERS IN PEDIATRIC CARE
Ranked No. 5 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) provides the best care in California.
Here world-class experts in medicine, education and research work together to deliver family-centered care half a million times each year. From primary to complex critical care, more than 350 programs and services are offered, each one specially designed for children.
The CHLA of the future is brighter than can be imagined. Investments in technology, research and innovation will create care that is personal, convenient and empowering. Our scientists will work with clinical experts to take laboratory discoveries and create treatments that are a perfect match for every patient. And together, CHLA team members will turn health care into health transformation.
Join a hospital where the work you do will matter—to you, to your colleagues, and above all, to our patients and families. The work will be challenging, but always rewarding.
It’s Work That Matters.
Position Summary: The Nurse Care Manager performs complex discharge planning for patients of different ages and developmental levels with serious illnesses. Focuses on patients with complexities related to finance and/or resource utilization. Acts as advocate for the patient/family by collaborating with the multidisciplinary team to develop and implement a case management plan to ensure quality patient outcomes, and customer satisfaction in a cost effective manner. Participates/facilitates in the development and outcome analysis of clinical pathways as a member of the multidisciplinary CQI team.
Minimum Qualifications: 3+ years nursing experience with advanced level pediatric clinical experience and utilization management and/or discharge planning experience. Thorough knowledge of managed care, utilization management, discharges planning, and continuous quality improvement concepts. Computer Literacy. Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills. Fluency in both English and Spanish desired.
Education/Licensure/Certifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required. Master’s degree in Nursing, Health Care Administration, or related field preferred. Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of California and AHA CPR/BLS certificate required.
Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) is a leader in pediatric and adolescent health both here and across the globe. As a premier Magnet teaching hospital, you’ll find an environment that’s alive with learning, rooted in care and compassion, and home to thought leadership and unwavering support. CHLA is dedicated to creating hope and building healthier futures – for our patients, as well as for you and your career!
CHLA has been affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California since 1932.
At Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, our work matters. And so do each and every one of our valued team members. Your race and ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation and ability make you uniquely you – and that is just who we are looking for! So, bring the best of yourself and contribute to our mission in your own unique way.
Diversity inspires innovation. Our experiences, perspectives and backgrounds allow us to better serve our patients. As an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate the differences of our team members.