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Patient Care Facilitator/UKHC

Job description



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.




Job Title
Patient Care Facilitator/UKHC

Requisition Number
RE13964

Working Title
Case Manager, RN

Department Name
H4019: Continuum of Care

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level
11

Salary Range
$53,477-86,445/year

Type of Position
Staff

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

BSN



Click here for more information about equivalencies:
http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience

3 yrs



Required License/ Registration/Certification

Licensed Nurse



Physical Requirements

The physical requirements of this position include: occasionally lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects up to and over 50lbs; standing or walking with objects 10-25lbs; regularly sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time with repetitive motion (such as typing); occasional exposure to loud noises, hazardous chemicals and fumes, and blood borne/airborne pathogens; occasional dealings with combative or violent people; and occasional (

Shift

Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm



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
04/22/2018

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a 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.



Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a current Kentucky Registered Nurses license or are you eligible to obtain one by date of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of experience do you have making referrals to home health agencies, infusion companies, or durable medical equipment companies?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  3. * Describe your experience with making referrals to home health agencies, infusion companies, or durable medical equipment companies.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Briefly describe how you have used your clinical knowledge and expertise to ease patient transitions through the system.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Where did you first see this position advertised?
    • UK Jobs Website
    • Employee Referral
    • Print Advertisement
    • On-line Advertisement
    • Military Connection Advertisement
    • Job Fair
    • "I'm Interested" page on Nurse Recruitment website
    • Facebook
    • HospitalCareers.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • LinkedIn.com
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • None of the Above


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter

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