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#102054 (RN) Care Manager - La Jolla

Initial Review Date: Wed 2/12/2020

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/04/2019 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 10/16/2019. 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 6% 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 quality results. UC San Diego Health has held its Magnet status since 2011.

The UC San Diego Health Care Management Team is growing…and so are their salaries! In addition to working for San Diego’s only academic medical center with a competitive benefit program, a new higher salary range has recently been implemented.

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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 an acute care hospital. May consider candidates without case management experience who have extensive relevant inpatient acute care RN experience.

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

  • Demonstrated utilization review/discharge planning experience.

  • Must possess 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 possess fast and accurate typing and data entry skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSN/MSN
  • 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.

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.

UC San Diego Health was recently recognized as sixth among the top academic medical centers in the U.S. for excellence in delivering high-quality care. The ranking is based on the Vizient Quality and Accountability dashboard which measures safety, mortality, clinical effectiveness, efficiency and patient centeredness.

Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages in a diverse, stimulating workforce. These positions are eligible for full benefits first day of hire, including but not limited to: • Health/Dental/Vision insurance • 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, and 13 paid holidays per year • Work life balance • UC Retirement Plan • Pet insurance


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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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

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UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
CASE MGR EX
Department:
Care Management
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
HX Contract
Total Openings:
6
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hr shifts, Variable

 

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