Care Manager

Charlottesville, VA
Apr 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Care Manager

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Elson Student Health Center

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 02-08-2017

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia's Department of Student Health, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is seeking to hire a full-time Care Manager position. The Care Manager collaborates with CAPS and other Student Health staff in developing, maintaining, and monitoring a clinical case management system aimed at providing continuity of care and follow up for UVa students. The Care Manager assists at risk or high risk students with providing rapid triage, close clinical monitoring, evaluating the student's developmental and psychosocial needs, to effectively and efficiently determine the student's best fit for available resources, and will ensure linkage/connection to appropriate treatment. The Care Manager actively assists students with navigating insurance, seeking referrals to community resources, and gaining access to care (including coordination of hospitalization and discharge planning). The Care Manager maintains liaisonships with University stakeholders as well as the UVa Health Care System and other important community constituents. This position further assists in the development and maintenance of a database of referral resources and community services in the surrounding community. The CAPS Care Manager provides day and after hours on-call crisis services as an active CAPS team member, consultation to the UVa community, triage, some time-limited therapy and/or group therapy, and relevant outreach to UVa and/or community partners. Additionally, this position provides further integral support, training, and possible supervision, to trainees in an APA-accredited doctoral internship program.

To apply, candidates must submit a CV/Resume, Cover Letter, and Contact Information for 3 References through Jobs@UVa ( This position will remain open until filled.

The Department of Student Health and the University of Virginia are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. We are committed to developing diversity in faculty and staff. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Effective communication and collaborator
Success working with diversity populations and life adversities
Working knowledge of health insurance products and entities
Special qualities for this position: determined, tenacious and positive attitude; highly collaborative; effective interpersonal skills; self-aware and exercises good clinical judgment and ethical decision making; ability to organize, multitask, attend to multiple demands at once and work in a high pace setting; flexibility as needed; makes good use of resources and is accountable

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