This company is committed to hiring Veterans

Patient Care Facilitator/UKHC

This job is no longer active. View similar jobs.

POST DATE 8/30/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

University of Kentucky Lexington, KY

Company
University of Kentucky
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
RE07719
AJE Ref #
576021775
Location
Lexington, KY
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

APPLY
JOB SUMMARY

The RN Case Manager will facilitate appropriate care coordination to patients and their families in cases where specific problems related to clinical aspects influence effective utilization of inpatient or outpatient treatment (e.g. organize and facilitate access to tests, procedures, and results to prepare patient for discharge); will assist in the formation and/or implementation of the patients discharge plan, as related to clinical assessments; serve as a liaison with other departments and agencies to ensure continuity of transition of care; make recommendations based on evidence/practices that best aligns with the clinical needs of the patient (e.g. arranges home health, durable medical equipment, or infusion therapy and complete referrals to appropriate agencies); serve as a resource by providing training and education about case management services; work in tandem with SW-Case Manager and refer high risk patients to them; and participate in departmental coverage. This position is located at Good Sam.

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES

The ideal candidate will possess clinical work experience and have a RN licensure; strong understanding of Swanson s nursing model; have direct patient care experience; have exceptional communication skills (written & verbal); enjoy working independently as well as closely with their co-workers in a supportive team environment; outstanding computer skills (to include Microsoft Office); above average customer service skills; and active listening skills. Additionally, candidate should be able to advocate for the patient and healthcare organization to create healthcare continuity and quality clinical outcomes.

DOES THIS POSITION HAVE SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES*
No

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

A minimum of 3 years experience providing patient care preferred.

DEADLINE TO APPLY
09/05/2016

PRE-EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

The University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. Any candidate offered this position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.