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Per Diem Case Manager- Utilization Management- Variable Shift at Careers | UC Irvine Health - 13402

Updated: December 12, 2019

Job Description & Salary Range

UC Title:                                     Per Diem Case Manager

Position Number:                      10006892

Reports to:                                 Utilization Management Mgr 1

Working Title:                            Per Diem Case Manager

Cost Center:                              Case Management (8727)

Bargaining Unit:                       HX

FLSA:                                          Nonexempt

Job Code:                                  9463

Date Created:                            10/14/2019

Shift:                                           Variable Shift

Hours:                                         As Needed


Position Summary: 

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.


Salary Range: 


Rate    Minimum  $59.70   Midpoint  $59.70   Maximum  $59.70


Required Qualifications:

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

Ability to facilitate and lead interdisciplinary rounds

Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

All external candidates must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Computer literacy and proficiency

Current Licensed Registered Nurse

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Familiarity of Joint Commission, CMS, CDPH and CCS requirements

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.

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


Preferred Qualifications:

BSN and/or Master's degree

Bilingual skills

CCM, ACM or Case Management credentialing

Knowledge of California Children's Services benefits authorization process (CCS)

Knowledge of University policies and procedures


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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