111684 - (RN) Care Manager - La Jolla
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#111684 (RN) Care Manager - La JollaFiling Deadline: Thu 9/23/2021
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This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.
UC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is a prestigious recognition that applies to only 10% of all U.S. hospitals. Magnet is the "gold standard" for nursing excellence and is based on strengths in five key areas which include transformational leadership, structural empowerment, exemplary professional practice, new knowledge, innovation and improvements and empirical outcomes. UC San Diego Health has held its Magnet status since 2011.
Under general supervision, the RN Care Manager is responsible for facilitating the patient's hospitalization from pre-admission through discharge. The Care Manager coordinates with physicians, nurses, social workers and other healthcare providers to expedite medically appropriate cost effective care. The Care Manager applies clinical expertise and medical appropriateness criteria to resource utilization and discharge planning. The Care Manager will communicate with administration and the healthcare team as needed to facilitate patient care.
Must be a graduate from an accredited school of Nursing.
Registered Nurse (RN) license issued by the State of California.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
Prior case management experience in an acute care hospital. If insufficient applicant pool, department may consider candidates without case management experience who have a minimum of three (3) years recent inpatient adult acute care RN experience.
Thorough knowledge of payer industry, resource management, reimbursement, and evidence-based clinical practice is essential.
Demonstrated utilization review/discharge planning experience.
Strong interpersonal skills, leadership, negotiation skills, and knowledge of hospital operations.
Demonstrated experience and proven skills in conflict management and resolution.
Proficiency in information systems, databases, and programs including MS Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint, etc.
Must have fast and accurate typing and data entry skills.
ACM and/or CCM certificate.
Three to five (3 - 5) years clinical RN experience in an acute care setting.
Previous supervisory/management experience.
Experience with Epic, ECIN, Interqual.
- Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!
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