Job Description

Payroll Title:
CASE MGR EX
Department:
Care Management
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Hillcrest
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
HX Contract
Total Openings:
4
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hr shifts, Mon-Fri, rotating weekend

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#111755 (RN) Care Manager - Hillcrest

Extended Deadline: Tue 10/26/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/2021/10/flu-vaccination-requirement-for-uc-students,-faculty-and-staff-issued-for-2021-2022.html

This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 09/16/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 09/27/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

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.

While not required, a cover letter is highly recommended when applying to this position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a graduate from an accredited school of Nursing.

  • Current 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 RN 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 acute care RN experience.

  • Demonstrated utilization review/discharge planning experience.

  • Knowledge of payer industry, resource management, reimbursement, and evidence-based clinical practice is essential.

  • Proficiency in Information Systems, databases, and computer programs including MS Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.

  • Proven fast and accurate typing and data entry skills.

  • Strongly skilled in conflict management and resolution.

  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills, leadership, negotiation skills, and knowledge of hospital operations.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSN / MSN
  • Three to five (3 - 5) years of clinical RN experience in an inpatient, acute care setting.
  • Previous supervisory/management or nursing education experience.
  • ACM and/or CCM certificate.
  • Experience with Epic, ECIN, InterQual.
  • RN experience at UCSD.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • 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!

Applications/Resumes are accepted for current job openings only. For full consideration on any job, applications must be received prior to the initial closing date. If a job has an extended deadline, applications/resumes will be considered during the extension period; however, a job may be filled before the extended date is reached.

UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

Application Instructions

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