Incumbent is responsible for a high level assessment and reassessment process for the patient/family to set priorities, plan, organize, and implement care that is goal-directed toward self-care outcomes. Collaborates with an interdisciplinary approach to care facilitation to promote and coordinate the delivery of high quality, individualized, safe and cost-effective patient care, and transitions of care. Advocates for patient self-determination and choice. Practices cultural competence in evaluations and planning with awareness and respect for patient and family diversity. Concurrently intervenes to enhance patient quality outcomes where appropriate. Ensures clinical information in the medical record is clear and complete reflecting the patient's true severity of illness through interfacing with physicians to improve the overall quality of the clinical documentation.
Hourly Rate $61.49 $61.49 $61.49
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the Health System
Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload
Familiarity of Joint Commission, CMS, CDPH and CCS requirements
Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
Ability to facilitate and lead interdisciplinary rounds
All external candidates must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Computer literacy and proficiency
Must possess complete understanding of acuity levels for specific patient population
Minimum 5 years of clinical experience and 1 year of previous Case Management experience or a UCI employee who meets the clinical requirements and has a BSN.
Current Licensed Registered Nurse, Social Worker (MSW or LCSW), or Licensed Healthcare Therapist professional that allows for independent assessments as permitted within the scope of practice of the discipline
Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties
BSN and/or Master's degree
CCM, ACM or Case Management credentialing
Knowledge of University policies and procedures
Knowledge of California Children's Services benefits authorization process (CCS)
Physical, Mental, & Environmental Demands
To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
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