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UT Health Certified Case Manager (Clinical) - High Risk Children's Clinic (Part-Time) in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Certified Case Manager (Clinical) - High Risk Children's Clinic (Part-Time)

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas



McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 210002R7

UTHealth High Risk Childrens Clinic is hiring a Part-Time Clinical Certified Case Manager to join their team of professionals. Located in the Texas Medial Center, the High Risk Children’s Clinic treats children with the most complex conditions and illnesses. Ideal candidate will be someone who is passionate about working with and helping this special pediatric population.

Job Type: Part-Time / 20 hours per week (exact schedule to be determined)

Location: University Professional Building @ 6410 Fannin Street

Position Summary:

Functions in a clinical role on a collaborative interdisciplinary team providing comprehensive disease management care to patients and families with complex healthcare needs. Aims to provide care that is safe, effective, patient-centered, efficient, and equitable.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Performs patient assessment and develops a plan of care with physicians and staff in a manner that promotes quality patient care and customer service/satisfaction.

  2. Plans and implements strategies to reduce the length of stay and resource consumption, and achieve positive patient outcomes.

  3. Manages each patient’s transition through the system and exercises judgment while coordinating care and referring patients to agencies or health care professionals for other services/transitions in care where indicated.

  4. Acts as a patient and healthcare advocate by maintaining a safe environment and promoting quality healthcare and services.

  5. Evaluates patients’ responses and outcomes to education and therapeutic interventions.

  6. Communicates effectively with collaborative team while escalating critical results and issues in an appropriate and timely manner.

  7. Acts as a clinical and leadership resource for team members. Educates the staff on case management and provides specific information related to case types.

  8. Respects and maintains privacy and confidentiality per HIPAA guidelines.

  9. Adheres to broad scope of practice as established by the Nurse Practice Act.

  10. Assures compliance with quality standards, and regulatory and accrediting agency specifications to meet federal, state and local standards.

  11. All other duties as assigned.


Current nursing licensure in the State of Texas.

Certified Case Manager

Minimum Education:

Four (4) years of nursing experience with a BSN from an accredited school of Nursing (preferred).

Five (5) years of nursing experience with a Nursing Diploma (three-year program).

Six (6) years of nursing experience with an ADN from an accredited school of Nursing.

Minimum Experience:

Four (4) years of nursing experience with a BSN from an accredited school of Nursing (preferred).

Five (5) years of nursing experience with a Nursing Diploma (three-year program).

Six (6) years of nursing experience with an ADN from an accredited school of Nursing.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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