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Care Managers, San Diego, CA

UC San Diego Health


San Diego, CA

June 22, 2017

UC San Diego Health is seeking exceptional care managers to join our growing team!

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(RN) Care Manager
Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

UC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is a prestigious recognition that applies to only 6% of all U.S. hospitals. Magnet is the “gold standard” for nursing excellence and is based on strengths in five key areas which include transformational leadership, structural empowerment, exemplary professional practice, new knowledge, innovation and improvements and empirical quality results. UC San Diego Health has held its Magnet status since 2011.

Under general supervision, the Care Manager is responsible for facilitating the patient's hospitalization from pre-admission through discharge. The Care Manager coordinates with physicians, nurses, social workers and other healthcare providers to expedite medically appropriate cost effective care. The care manager applies clinical expertise and medical appropriateness criteria to resource utilization and discharge planning. The case manager will communicate with administration and the healthcare team as needed to facilitate patient care.


  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license issued by the State of California.
  • A professional Degree in related Healthcare discipline.
  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART w/in 6 months of hire date.
  • Prior case management experience in large, acute care Hospital.
  • Utilization review/discharge planning experience.
  • Proficiency in Information Systems, databases, and computer programs including MS Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Fast and accurate typing and data entry skills.
  • Knowledge of payer industry, resource management, reimbursement, and evidence-based clinical practice is essential.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills, leadership, negotiation skills, and knowledge of hospital operations.
  • Skilled in conflict management and resolution.


  • Three to five (3-5) years clinical experience or in an acute care setting.
  • Previous Supervisory/Management experience
  • BSN - MSN.
  • ACM and/or CCM certificate.
  • Experience with Epic, Midas, ECIN, Interqual.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. U.S. News and World Report’s annual "America’s Best Hospitals" report has repeatedly ranked UC San Diego Health as the #1 health system in San Diego. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

Applications/Resumes are accepted for current job openings only. For full consideration on any job, applications must be received prior to the initial closing date. If a job has an extended deadline, applications/resumes will be considered during the extension period; however, a job may be filled before the extended date is reached.

UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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