Transitions of Care Enterprise Director/UKHC

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Job Title:

Transitions of Care Enterprise Director/UKHC

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

Transitions of Care Enterprise Director/UKHC

Department Name:

H3988:UK Healthcare CNO

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Salary Range:


Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Required Education:

BSN and Master’s in health related field

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Required Related Experience:

8 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification:

Licensed RN at time of hire; advanced nursing certification within 1 year of hire date

Physical Requirements:

Standing or walking with objects up to 10 lbs and sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time.


Primarily Days, Monday through Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm with occasional evenings and weekends based on business needs.

Job Summary:

The Transitions of Care Enterprise Director/UKHC is responsible for strategic direction and operational oversight for care transitions along the care continuum with specific focus on length of stay and transition to the post-acute care environment. Collaborates with external clinical referral sources and payer sources to amend standard work and care models to support and facilitate value-centered, progressive and seamless care transitions. The Transitions of Care Enterprise Director will hold as a priority to continuously improve care transitions in order to improve health outcomes of post-acute hospitalization and reduce overall costs of care. Unifies and aligns resources and standard work within the UK HealthCare system and the community to facilitate a consistent approach to safe transitions from the short-term acute care hospital to the post-acute environment including inpatient rehabilitation setting, skilled nursing facility, home with home health, long term acute care hospital, hospice and swing beds within acute care facilities.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

The ideal candidate will have knowledge in care transitions with an emphasis on quality, safety, and value-driven care and a strong understanding of business acumen. We are seeking an effective leader who is innovative, results-oriented, customer-focused and a strong communicator. Must have experience with MS Windows, Excel.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Master’s Degree in a health related field. Case management experience preferred.

Deadline to Apply:


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.




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Posted: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 5/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time