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life care Care Manager (LPN) RCM in Puyallup, Washington

Life Care Center of South Hill in Puyallup, Washington, is proud to have earned the 2020 Bronze National Quality Award from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living. The award honors nursing homes across the nation for their excellence and commitment to improving quality of care for seniors. It is a mark of distinction reflecting on each of our associates and their spirit of teamwork. We are always looking for great talent to join our award-winning team as we reach for new heights! Our South Hill building is located in Puyallup, Washington. This is a new building as of 2016 with 100 beds, 80 private rooms, short term rehab from acute care settings, no Medicaid, no long term care meaning smaller patient ratios. Come join our 5-star facility specializing in short term rehab and long term post-acute care!: Patient Centered Care is top priority at Life Care of South Hill Position Summary: The LPN Care Manager is responsible for the coordination of the patient’s care and services. Promotes quality care using a collaborative process that coordinates, monitors, and evaluates services according to the needs of patients. Works together with the patient and family, care team, payers, and external entities to promote a safe transition from the facility to the next provider or care setting care team, payers, and external entities to promote a safe transition from the facility to the next provider or care setting in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards. Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements: * Must possess a nursing diploma (associate’s or bachelor’s degree in nursing) * Must be currently licensed/registered in applicable State. Must maintain an active Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license in good standing throughout employment. * One (1) year of clinical experience in post acute care setting preferred * Prior case management, utilization review, and discharge planning experience preferred * Certified Case Manager (CCM) or Board Certification in Nursing Case Management preferred Specific Job Requirements: * Must be able to generate written communication that is clear, concise, and well organized * Must have excellent organizational skills and be efficient in prioritizing and managing time and assignments * Must contribute to the organization’s goals and objectives and support the organizational strategic plans * Must have expert knowledge in field of practice * Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action * Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility * Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department * Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation * Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc. * Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information * Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures * Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care’s Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training Essential Functions: * Must be able to demonstrate efficient use of relevant computer systems including but not limited to the ability to enter and retrieve data * Must be able to serve as liaison to external case managers, family, physicians, and community resources * Must have the ability to train and education patients, families, associates, and other providers of care * Must implement the standards of practice for care management, ethical performance, and functions relevant to coordination of care * Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients * Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients * Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance * Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment * Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team * Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours * Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language An Equal Opportunity Employer