Inpatient Case Manager
Job location: Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-02-18
Within the inpatient setting to assess and address patient and family needs related to effective and efficient movement through the hospital system and beyond. Perform initial assessment on all patients and begin discharge process from day one of patient’s stay. Complete level of care assessment to ensure patients are receiving the appropriate level of care, and to ensure that the patient transitions through their stay without barriers or delays in care delivery. Maintain expert knowledge of Interqual® Level of Care criteria.Work closely with the Admitting Physicians to ensure appropriate documentation of clinical information necessary to support or determine alternative level of care. Coordinate discharges home and facilitate transfers to external placement facilities
- Expert Caring
- Empowered Leaders
- Lifelong Learning
- Quality Achievement
- Relationship Based Care: Self
- Relationship Based Care: Colleagues
- Relationship Based Care: Patient/Family
- In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
Education: Graduate of accredited nursing program, Bachelor of Science in Nursing required within 5 years of hire.
Experience: 3 years Relevant Experience
Licensure: Licensed to Practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Accredited Case Manager (ACM) Certification within 3 years of hire.
Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently walking, bending/stooping. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20 - 50lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.