Job Description

LVN/Case Management Assistant (Fulltime)

Sub-Acute Pediatric Nursing

Description/Job Summary:

The Case Management Assistant (CMA)/LVN functions under the direction of the Case Manager with minimal supervision. The CMA/LVN assists in the coordination of admissions, continuum of care, ordering of durable medical equipment and discharge planning. In addition, the CMA/LVN assists the Case Manager/MDS Coordinator to develop, complete, and transmit patient MDS assessments in accordance with current state and federal regulations Performs other duties as needed.

The CMA/LVN acts as a liaison between the patient, family members, interdisciplinary team and community to assure that services provided meet the patient’s needs are initiated and met in accordance with their plan of care and treatment. Acts as a community liaison with hospital staff, insurance companies, other payors, physicians, and other providers to inform of services offered. Participates and communicates with business office in obtaining authorization for admissions, services provided, and outpatient services. Coordinates and participates with Marketing on any vendor marketing activity representing Totally Kids Rehabilitation Hospital.

Mission Statement:  “Mountain View Child Care, Inc.; Totally Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is dedicated to enriching the health and quality of life of children with medical and developmental needs and who benefit from habilitation and rehabilitation services and the supportive use of technology.  We are committed to meeting their medical, physical, developmental, social, psychological and spiritual needs through a blend of tenderness and expertise.”

Skills/ Requirements:

? Current Licensed Vocational Nurse as issued in State of California

? Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS)

? Minimum of two (2) years of pediatric nursing experience in a sub-acute or acute care hospital.

     Previous experience in arranging transportation or skilled nursing facility/sub-acute admissions preferred

? Must possess good work ethics and a professional image at all times

? Knowledge of CMS conditions of participation, CDPH state regulations, CCS, and TJC (hospital, nursing care center, and laboratory) accreditation requirements as applicable to job

? Working knowledge of computer and software applications as applicable to job

? Possess strong communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills

? Works responsibly in a team environment as well as independently

? Manages confidential information effectively and appropriately