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LVN Case Manager- Robert B. Green

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Patient Care
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School of Medicine
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23000101 Requisition #

Job Summary:

At Robert B. Green Location

Coordinates the integration of social services/case management functions into the patient care, discharge, and home planning processes; coordinates with external service organizations, agencies and healthcare facilities. Under moderate supervision, responsible for providing general nursing care to patients under the direction of a registered nurse or team leader.

Job Duties:

  1. Acts as a liaison between patient/family and healthcare personnel to ensure necessary care is provided.

  2. Effectively and efficiently manages patients throughout the continuum of care.

  3. Performs utilization review to ensure admissions for appropriateness of care and medical necessity.

  4. Coordinates and oversees the care and services of patients to achieve desired clinical and resource outcome.

  5. Coordinates with physicians on patient's progress and discharge needs.

  6. Works with discharge planners and assists in the coordination of support services.

  7. Provides education and support to patients and families related to their medical condition, treatments and the importance of following the continuing treatment plan.

  8. Serves as an advocate for patients in dealing with healthcare providers, insurance plans, and community resources.
     
  9. Takes vital signs and medical history; complete blood pressure checks and injections; administers medications.

  10. Performs all other duties as assigned.

Education:

High school diploma or GED is required.
Degree in nursing is preferred.

Experience:

Three (3) years of nursing experience is required.

Additional Licenses and Certifications:

Licensed vocational nurse certificate is required.

Supervisory Requirements:

None

Benefits Overview

UT Health San Antonio offers an excellent benefits package for its employees. Employees who work at least 20 hours a week, with an appointment of at least 4.5 months, are eligible for benefits.


Medical- UT SELECT Medical insurance is offered free for employees and administered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas. Family members can be added to the plan through payroll deduction. Employees and their dependents can also receive discounted copays and coinsurance when using UT Health Physicians, a network of 800 premier physicians including more than 100 specialists.


Dental - Three dental insurance plan options are available for employees and their families through Delta Dental Insurance Company, two PPOs and one dental HMO plan. Both PPO plans allow employees to choose any licensed dentist.


Vision- Fully insured Vision Care benefits are offered by Superior Vision Services. Two vision plan options that offer either standard or enhanced vision benefits. Life Employees receive $40,000 of group term life insurance and $40,000 of basic accidental death and dismemberment insurance for free, with options to purchase additional employee and dependent coverage for both at group rates.


Retirement- Employees are eligible for either the Teacher Retirement System (TRS) or the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP). TRS is a defined benefit retirement plan which UT Health matches employee contributions. ORP is for eligible faculty staff employees. Voluntary retirement programs are also available to invest before- or after-tax dollars with the choice of five quality retirement plan providers.


Time Off- A generous leave program offers multiple paid leave options:


Front-loaded Paid Time Off: 128 to 208 hours (16 to 26 days) of Paid Time Off based on years of service, given at the start of each fiscal year. PTO may be prorated in year one based on date of hire.


Extended Illness Bank: 8 hours (1 day) accrued per month which can be used for illness or injury after one day of Paid Time Off is taken.


Paid Family Leave: Up to 240 hours (6 weeks) to care for a spouse, child, or parent after 6 months of consecutive employment.


Holidays: 12 set paid holidays each year plus three floating holidays, which can be used anytime during the fiscal year.


FSAs- Employees can enroll in flexible spending accounts (FSAs) to set aside money from earnings before taxes for qualifying dependent day care expenses or out-of-pocket health care expenses.

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Discounts- Employees enjoy a range of discounts on services, tickets, and gym membership.


UT Health San Antonio is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.  It is our policy to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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