Qualified candidates will be placed into a talent pool for future consideration. If a short term or part time job opportunity opens that you are qualified for, you may be contacted.
Under general supervision, the Case Manager is responsible and accountable for ensuring high quality patient care that is coordinated, efficient, and efficacious and supports desired clinical and financial outcomes; facilitating the patient's hospitalization from pre-admission through discharge.
In collaboration with the health care team, the Case Manager is responsible for ensuring that specific patient outcomes are achieved and that resources are appropriately used within designated fiscal time frames, including but not limited to Utilization Review/Discharge Planning.
The case manager will communicate with administration and the healthcare team as needed to facilitate patient care.
A background in Case Management, Utilization Review, Discharge Planning, and home care or managed care or social worker MSW (or equivalent experience).
RN License - issued by the State of California.
A professional degree in healthcare discipline.
CPR/BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART w/in 6 months of hire date.
Proficiency in Information Systems and computer programs such as Word, Excel, etc.
General knowledge of payer industry, resource management, reimbursement, and evidence-based clinical practice is essential.
The Case Manager must possess strong interpersonal skills, leadership, negotiation skills, good leadership talent, and knowledge of hospital operations.
Skilled in conflict management and resolution.
Have excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.
Possess the personal characteristics of professionalism, credibility, commitment to high standards, innovation, discriminating judgment and accountability.
Three plus (3+) years of acute care setting or clinical experience.
Master's Degree. ACM and/or CCM certificate.
Previous Supervisory/Management experience.
Midas, ECIN, Interqual preferred.
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Health System is the only university-based medical facility in San Diego, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. We have two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Center, the Sulpizio Family Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UCSD Medical Center, Hillcrest is also a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. U.S. News and World Report’s 2010-2011 annual "America’s Best Hospitals" report ranks UC San Diego Health System among the best in the nation in five specialty areas: Diabetes & Endocrinology, Geriatrics, Orthopedics, Psychiatry, and Pulmonary. We invite you to join our dynamic team!
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UC San Diego Health System is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected status.
UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity / Staff Affirmative Action Employer that values a diverse workforce.
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