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Case Manager- Radiology- Special- F/T Day Shift at Careers | UC Irvine Health - 12264

Updated: May 31, 2019

Job Description & Salary Range

UC Title:                                     Case Manager EX

Position Number:                      10007786

Reports to:                                 Nurse Services Supervisor 2

Working Title:                            Case Manager EX

Cost Center:                              Radiology - Special (7144)

Bargaining Unit:                       HX

FLSA:                                          Exempt

Job Code:                                  7870

Date Created:                            03/21/2019

Shift:                                           Day Shift

Hours:                                         40.00


Position Summary: 

Incumbent is responsible for high level screening, assessment and planning for an identified high risk group of patients primarily in the Interventional Radiology Department, but in other service areas as needed. Collaborates with the attending and resident staff, as well as nursing, ancillary, professional, and technical staff, to coordinate the delivery of high quality, individualized, cost-effective patient care. Utilizes UR criteria (Interqual) to appropriately screen patients for admission or discharge. Concurrently, 1.) intervenes to enhance patient quality outcomes, 2.) ensures clinical information in the medical record is clear and complete reflecting the patient's accurate illness , and 3.) works collaboratively with physicians to improve the overall quality of the clinical documentation and to establish accurate assignment of patient status orders (e.g., observation, inpatient). Maintains ongoing communication with the patient/family , medical staff, caregivers, and third party payers to set priorities, plan, organize and implement care that is goal directed toward quality outcomes.


Salary Range: 


Rate    Minimum  $106,070.40    Maximum  $126,758.00


Required Qualifications:

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the Health System

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Familiarity of Joint Commission, CMS, CDPH and CCS requirements

Familiarity with Utilization Review criteria

Minimum 2 years of clinical experience working on a specialty unit (Med Surg, any ICU, ED, Mental Health)

Minimum 5 years of clinical experience

Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job

Must possess complete understanding of acuity levels for specific patient population

Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties

Registered Nurse

All external candidates must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing     


Preferred Qualifications:

ACMA and/or CCM Certification

BSN and/or Master's degree

Bilingual skills

Knowledge of University and medical center organizations, policies, procedures and forms

Previous Case Management experience

Previous experience working as a RN in an emergency or trauma department


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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