Job Description

Payroll Title:
Hiring Pay Scale
$31.35 - $41.28 / Hour
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
HX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hour shifts, Monday - Friday

#121728 Medical Case Manager- Hybrid/Remote

Filing Deadline: Wed 3/29/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

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 and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 03/03/2023 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 3/15/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will work a hybrid schedule which includes a combination of working both onsite on Campus and remote.


For over 30 years, the UCSD Mother Child Adolescent HIV Program has provided comprehensive and integrated HIV care, social services and clinical research to pregnant people, women, children, and youth. A multidisciplinary team of HIV specialists provide medical care and treatment, health education, case management, behavioral health services, and clinical research opportunities.

The Clinical Social Worker I will provide medical case management services to women living with HIV as part of an integrated multidisciplinary team providing outpatient medical and support services. Case management services are delivered with a high level of clinical skill and include comprehensive assessments and care plan development, crisis intervention and safety assessment, and coordination of care. The case manager is expected to provide care that is trauma informed, gender responsive, culturally sensitive, family centered, harm reduction based, evidence informed, LGBTQIA+ affirming, and addresses the mental health and/or substance use needs of our patients.

The case manager should possess a high level of organizational skills, attention to detail, strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work within a multidisciplinary team in a healthcare setting. Other responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, contributing to special projects and quality improvement activities, advocacy, participation in community meetings and committees, networking with referral partners, and co-facilitating groups.


  • A Master's degree from an accredited school of social work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Demonstrated skill in social work assessment and interventions with individuals and families impacted by chronic disease. Strong crisis intervention and counseling skills.

  • Experience working as part of a interdisciplinary team in a medical or social service setting.

  • Experience with social work interventions and required documentation in cases of suspected child abuse/neglect, interpersonal violence, elder/dependent adult abuse, substance use and mental health.

  • Experience integrating theory and practice in the formulation of psychosocial assessment and interdisciplinary treatment plans, the implementation of care plans and the modification of treatment based on outcomes.

  • Proven experience conceptualizing and writing clear, concise, appropriate psychosocial assessments, care plans, chart notes, and progress reports in social work and medical records.

  • Experience in thinking creatively and efficiently, to assess, analyze and solve problems.

  • Ability to deliver care in an ethical, nonjudgmental, culturally sensitive, and non-discriminatory manner.

  • Demonstrated experience communicating effectively and concisely in English in writing and verbally in formal and informal settings.


  • Knowledge of the physical, emotional, social, financial impact of HIV/AIDS.

  • Knowledge of electronic medical record; Epic, Appointments Pro scheduling software, AIDS Drug assistance program ADAP eligibility and certification processes.

  • Fluent (reading, writing, speaking) in Spanish and/or Haitian Creole.

  • Individuals with lived experience are encouraged to apply.


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
  • Must be willing and able to travel to client homes, community meetings, occasional out-of-town conferences.
  • Able to work occasional evenings and weekends for groups or events.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $65,459 - $86,193 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $31.35 - $41.28

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health Sciences is comprised of our School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and our Student Health and Well-Being Department. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. We invite you to join our team!

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