Case Manager - Urology - F/T - Days

UC Irvine Health

Job Requisition: 5437-1A

Location: Orange, CA

Category: Medical & Health - General

Updated: 3 months ago

Job Description & Salary Range

UC Title:                                       Case Manager EX

Position Number:                     10001635

Reports to:                                  Clinical Nurse III -Supervisor

Working Title:                            Case Manager EX

Cost Center:                               Urology (7082)

Bargaining Unit:                        HX

FLSA:                                            Exempt

Job Code:                                   7870

Date Created:                             12/30/2013

Shift:                                              Day Shift

Hours:                                          40.00


Position Summary: 

Incumbent will provide coordination and oversight for effective delivery of subspecialty care to patients in the outpatient Urology clinic.  Incumbent serves as a single point of contact for patients and/or family members for the purpose of effectively communicating the patient’s plan of care, and coordinates care with the physicians and members of the healthcare team.


Salary Range: 


Rate    Minimum  $90,452.16    Maximum  $108,095.76



Essential Job Functions:

The identification of essential functions below is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties that may be assigned to this position, nor does it restrict the duties which may be assigned to this position if such duties reasonably relate to the position.



% Effort

Develops, modifies and implements a plan of care that is specific to the disease, age, and needs of the patient. Coordinates with Medical Center personnel to effectively and timely implement the plan of care, including scheduling initial consultations, referrals, follow up appointments, ancillary services, etc.   Delegates patient care activities to appropriate members of the health care team, provides effective leadership and ensures that care is safe and of high quality.  Serves as an advocate for the patient during the development and implementation of the plan of care.



Serves as a single point of contact for patients and/or family members for the purpose of effectively communicating the patient’s plan of care.  Acts as a source of information and articulately responds to questions, providing resources, guidance, and education about diagnosis and course of treatment.



Assists in the planning, design, marketing and implementation of educational programs initiated by the UCI Urology Program.  Interacts with foundations, professional associations, medical professionals, etc. to promote the goals of education and community access.



Serves as a clinical expert relative to urology, providing education and consultation services to the clinical staff.  Assists in triaging of patients. Conducts effective teaching sessions for nursing staff, medical trainees, etc. on the subject of urology.



Total Effort:


Required Qualifications:

Ability to design and implement patient and family education programs

Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

Strong written, oral communication, as well as effective problem solving and negotiation skills

Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties

Minimum 1 year experience working as a RN

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the HealthSystem

Current California RN license

Current BLS certification

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

Computer familiarity using Word, Outlook and Excel, or similar database software

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job

Experience coordinating care for patients with complicated medical diagnosis


Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience working as a nurse navigator (care coordinator) for patients with complicated medical diagnosis, preferably urology

Knowledge of University and medical center organizations, policies, procedures and forms

Specialty nursing certification relating to patient population

ERP Fields

JOBFAMILY : Clinical Professional
category : Clinical Professional
External Posting : N
Opening ID : 5437
End Date : 2014-06-02
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