11 days old

Patient Care Facilitator/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Patient Care Facilitator/UKHC
Requisition Number RE25765
Working Title Case Manager
Department Name H4019: Continuum of Care
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 11
Salary Range $53,477-89,315/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

This position requires intermittently sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time and performing tasks with repetitive motions (such as typing); and occasionally standing or walking with objects weighing up to 25 pounds; and lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Also involves some exposure to loud noises, temperature extremes, hazardous chemicals and fumes including waste, cuts/punctures, blood-borne/airborne pathogens, and combative/violent people.

Shift

Days, 8:00am-5:00pm, occasional week-ends or holidays

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.

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 02/28/2021
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.

Categories

Posted: 2021-02-17 Expires: 2021-03-19

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UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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