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Providence Health & Services Case Manager / Discharge Planner in Tarzana, California


Providence is calling a Case Manager/Discharge Planner (Per Diem/Variable Shift) at Providence Tarzana Medical Center in Tarzana, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate patients' care

  • Develop, update and coordinate the patient's plan of care to achieve patient goals and to optimize outcomes and transitions across the care continuum

  • Monitor, record and communicate patient condition as appropriate

  • Demonstrate competencies in populations served and performs essential competencies as required by specific unit of hire

  • Facilitate Care Coordination, Transition of Care and Utilization Review for all assigned patients

  • Advocate for ethical and holistic care by partnering in care planning to promote the autonomy, dignity, rights, values and beliefs of those we serve

  • Foster a learning environment for patients/families, nursing and other members of the healthcare team and community

  • Coordinate education to the patient, family, caregiver and members of the healthcare team about post discharge options, costs and resources

  • Accountable for safety, identify and correct problems and integrate evidence and best practice into nursing care; use data and evidence to improve patient outcomes

  • Align patient safety, self-safety and environmental safety as equally important for best outcomes

  • Identify potential quality of care concerns and escalate them to the Director of Care Management or their designee

  • Engage in ongoing professional development; practice to the top of license within the legal parameters of the Nurse Practice Act, the Nursing Social Policy Statement, the ANA Code of Ethics for Nursing and specialty standards

  • Promote a culture of inquiry that explores, integrates and disseminates research and evidence-based practice

  • Participate in care management initiatives

  • Lead and coordinate teams, appropriately delegate, coordinate care and collaborate with others as equal members of the inter-professional team to integrate case management knowledge

  • Model professional behaviors as a member of the nursing profession


Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree Nursing

  • Management Aggressive Behavior within 90 days of hire

  • Current LA City Fire Card within 30 days of hire

Preferred qualifications:

  • National Certification

About the ministry you will serve:

Providence Tarzana Medical Center is a 245-bed not-for-profit medical center that serves the San Fernando Valley, offering high quality specialty services, including: heart and vascular care, orthopedics, oncology and senior services. Recognizing the special health care needs of women and children, our Women’s Pavilion & Resource Center provides women’s health and maternity care in once central location. The hospital specializes in pediatrics and has one of the largest neonatal intensive care units in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Tarzana has a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology with a personal touch. Providence Health & Services cares about the people and the lives that we touch each and every day. We are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core-values – to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship. With a rich past reaching back more than 65 years in Southern California, and 150 years in total, Providence Health & Services today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Case Management

Location: California-Tarzana

Req ID: 253556