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University of Kentucky Patient Care Facilitator/UKHC in Lexington, Kentucky

University of KentuckyEqual Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.Posting DetailsPosting Details Job Title Patient Care Facilitator/UKHC Requisition Number RE38326 Working Title Case Manager, RN - ELIGIBLE FOR RECRUITMENT BONUS Department Name H4019: Continuum of Care Work Location Lexington, KY Grade Level 11 Salary Range $54,080-95,056/year Type of Position Staff Position Time Status Full-Time Required EducationBSN Click here for more information about equivalencies: https://hr.uky.edu/employment/working-uk/equivalencies Required Related Experience3 yrsRequired License/Registration/CertificationLicensed NursePhysical RequirementsThis 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.ShiftMonday through Friday, (8:00 am - 4:30 pm); occasional weekends and/or holidays required.Job SummaryThe 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.The starting pay for this position was recently adjusted. The minimum annual salary for this position will now be $62,400/year. All pay rates will be based on candidate's experience.This position is eligible for a recruitment bonus. Additional details will be provided during the hiring process should your application be selected to move forward. This position has been identified as supporting UK HealthCare, which receives funding from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ( CMS ). Therefore, all individuals hired into this position must comply with the federal CMS mandate issued in March of 2022. This mandate requires all new hires to provide proof of COVID -19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. Start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID -19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted. Skills / Knowledge / AbilitiesThe 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? Yes Preferred Education/ExperienceA minimum of three years of experience providing patient care as a BSN , RN.Deadline to Apply 05/14/2023 University Community of InclusionThe 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 - 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 check and/or drug screen.Posting Specific QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). 1. * Are you currently licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Kentucky or will be eligible to obtain this license by date of hire? * Yes * No 2. * How many years of experience do you have making referrals to home health agencies, infusion companies, or durable medical equipment companies? * None * More than 0, up through 1 year * More than 1 year, up through 3 years * More than 3 years, up through 5 years * More than 5 years 3. * Describe your experience with making referrals to home health agencies, infusion companies, or durable medical equipment companies. (Open Ended Question) 4. * Briefly describe how you have used your clinical knowledge and expertise to ease patient transitions through the system. (Open Ended Question) 5. * The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted. I understand that I will be obligated to comply with the COVID-19 vaccination or exemption requirement prior to starting employment at the University of Kentucky. * Yes * No 6. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience. (Open Ended Question) 7. * University of Kentucky HealthCare seeks to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent employees, to provide the best experience for every patient, every time. If selected for a position, do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Values of diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork? * Yes * No 8. * Where did you first see this position advertised? * UK Jobs Website * Employee Referral * Print Advertisement * On-line Advertisement * Military Connection Advertisement * Job Fair * "I'm Interested" page on Nurse Recruitment website * Facebook * HospitalCareers.com * InsideHigherEd.com * Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education) * HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium) * InsightIntoDiversity.com * Latinosinhighered.com * Indeed.com * LinkedIn.com * Institute for Diversity in Health Management * None of the Above Applicant Documents Required Documents 1. Resume Optional Documents 1. Cover Letter Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/QLn8bECJYR4M8u8GbHoo6PPI216187836