Kaiser Permanente Liaison Nurse- Care Management (0.5 FTE - Renton) in SEATTLE, Washington

Title: Liaison Nurse- Care Management (0.5 FTE - Renton) Location: WA - Seattle-Renton-GH Campus - Northeast Job Number: 172616

The Care Manager will work at the Renton Campus Glacier Building, planning the discharges and follow up care for Kaiser Permanente patients hospitalized telephonically in non-rounded hospitals. Some weekends and holidays are required, and scheduled days of the week are variable. This position is primarily a telephonic position, however, some travel is involved to meet with clinical care teams for patient and family conferences.

Primary responsibility is to focus on achievement of optimal patient health care outcomes while ensuring appropriate utilization of health care resources. Working closely with Kaiser Permanente teams and network providers, the Liaison Nurse will establish a collaborative plan of care to assure adherence to the medical plan, improvement in functional status, and improved ability to self-manage. Serves as the liaison across the internal KP care continuum and between KP and all externally contracted providers, facilities, and resources and provides feedback to the organization regarding the service and quality of contracted services. The Liaison Nurse collects data and provides input to leadership regarding issues or concerns related to utilization, cost, quality, service and care delivery to patients.

This is a part-time position working variable days and every other weekend at Renton- 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. Qualifications: Education Minimum Education Requirements Bachelors Degree BA or BS

Preferred Education Bachelors Degree BS in Nursing

Knowledge/Skills Minimum Knowledge/Skills Requirements Effective, independent nursing judgment and skills, and use of evidence based clinical decision making criteria. Advanced Knowledge in management of chronic disease process, nursing process and collaborative care planning. Demonstrated skill and experience in effectively collaborating with care team members.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills Telephonic Case Management, Utilization Review

Experience Minimum Experience Requirements 3 years Recent RN medical/surgical/ambulatory clinical experience required.

Preferred Experience Health Plan experience, Telephonic Case Management, Utilization Review. 2 years RN experience in ambulatory case management, care coordination or disease management.

License/Certifications Minimum License/Certifications Requirements At time of hire Current Washington State RN license Able to obtain Certification in case management field within two years of hire If no current CPR – must be within 90 days of hire

Preferred License/Certifications Certified Case Manager (CCM)

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status. Job: RNs Bargaining Unit: SEIU RNs West FTE: 0.5 Schedule: Part-time Shift: Day Job Days of shift: Variable days and every other weekend at Renton. Hours of shift: 8AM-4:30PM Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time Job level: Individual Contributor Job type: Standard Employee status: Regular J2W code: NUR5E

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.