Experienced and dynamic ED RNs are encouraged to apply! We will provide an extensive orientation to support your success in your new role.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 05/22/2017 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.
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.
Under general supervision, the Case Manager is responsible for facilitating the patient's hospitalization from pre-admission through discharge. The Case Manager coordinates with physicians, nurses, social workers and other healthcare providers to expedite medically appropriate cost effective care. The case manager applies clinical expertise and medical appropriateness criteria to resource utilization and discharge planning. The case manager will communicate with administration and the healthcare team as needed to facilitate patient care.
RN License issued by the State of California.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within 6 months of hire date.
A professional degree in a healthcare discipline.
Three (3) years of acute nursing experience.
One (1) year of Acute Case Management or Discharge planning experience.
Background in case management, utilization review and discharge planning, home care or managed care or equivalent experience.
Proficiency in Information Systems, databases, and in the use of technology and computer programs including MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, etc.).
Knowledge of payer industry, resource management, reimbursement, and evidence-based clinical practice.
Excellent relationship and management skills, including a high degree of psychological sophistication and non-aggressive assertiveness.
Ability to problem solve, engage in abstract thought, and successfully manage conflicts.
Strong negotiation, organizational, delegation and task prioritization skills.
Ability to construct grammatically correct correspondence and reports using standard medical terminology.
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