Job Title:   Case Manager - Discharge Planning Coordinator
Pay Grade:   none
Pay Band Min / Max:    - 
Position Number:   3566441
Department / Hospital:   Case Management

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine-UHealth is home to some of the brightest minds in the world. Our Faculty teach students who represent the future of medicine. Our researchers are discovering breakthrough patient treatments. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and subspecialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year.

Conducts through and objective assessment of the patient's current status, including situation analysis and functional assessment covering various elements. Facilitates coordination of comprehensive individual plan of care, in collaboration with patient, family and interdisciplinary team.

Acts in accordance with legal principles of consent, healthcare proxies and advance medical care initiatives. Positively impacts financial outcome through management of a case plan. Actively seeks alternatives and contingency plans in cases where resources are not available. Performs reviews utilizing all of the modules (i.e. lab, dx, auth)

Focus on accountability for quality care and cost/benefit to clients consistent with payer, provider and consumer expectations. Is knowledgeable and up to date on resource availability, service cost, limitations of coverage and budgetary parameters. Is fiscally responsible to the patient, the hospital and outside referrals when carrying out all discharge planning. 

 A minimum of one (1) year of bedside nursing (RN) experience or Social Work . A good working knowledge of patient assessment. In-depth knowledge of medical terminology.In-depth knowledge related to signs and symptoms and appropriate treatments for medical/surgical diagnosis. Current Florida RN license and/or Social Work degree and CPR certification Any combination of relevant education, work experience, and / or certifications will be considered.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the groundbreaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. University of Miami Hospital is the flagship facility of UHealth, which also includes the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, along with dozens of outpatient facilities. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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