Care Manager - Care Management Job
UTMB Health - Galveston, TX

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Job Title: Care Manager - Care Management
Job ID: 31875
Location: Galveston
Business Unit: HOSPT
Full/Part Time: Full-Time (40 hours)
Regular/Temporary: Regular

RN with Bachelor's degree in nursing and two years of inpatient experience in a hospital environment. Current license or valid permit to practice professional nursing in Texas.

Job Description:
To screen assigned patient populations and, as needed, assess, counsel, educate, and provide discharge planning and problem solving; to ensure continuity throughout the episode of care; to provide timely and valid information to multi-disciplinary team, physicians and nursing related to discharges and follow-up care of patients. Acts as an advocate for patients and coordinates and collaborates with medical team to provide quality, cost-effective care, and to promote positive patient outcomes for UTMB patients.

Commensurate with experience

Utilization Management; Level of Care; Assessment of patients' financial, emotional, physical, social, functional, and health care needs; Care coordination of treatment plan; Length of stay; Discharge planning; Communication; Documentation; Time Management; Performance improvement.

This position is working Monday - Friday days but must be willing to work an occasional Saturday.

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution which proudly values diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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