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RN - Case Manager - Transitional Care - 100% FTE, Day

Registered Nurse
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Raise the bar in your nursing career and join our REMARKABLE team of health care professionals who strive to provide exceptional care to Wisconsin residents and beyond. Your nursing expertise will contribute to our mission.

Under the supervision of the Director of Transitions and Post-Acute Services and in collaboration with the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Advanced Practice Providers (APPs), the Registered Nurse (RN) SNF Case Manager is responsible for coordinating and managing the transitions and care efficiencies of patients residing in a SNF for either short-term rehabilitation or long-term care. Starting at time of SNF admission, the RN SNF Case Manager oversees the SNF stay with a focus on patient experience, readmission prevention, length of stay management, and transition planning to ensure delivery of high-quality cost-effective care during the SNF stay, and safe and timely transition to the next level of care upon discharge. 

The RN SNF Case Manager meets regularly with patients and families at the SNF to assess needs, gaps in services, progress related to care plan goals and readiness for transition to next level of care. He/she advocates for and links patients to additional resources needed to achieve positive outcomes. 


Minimum – Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or higher

Preferred – Master’s degree in Nursing 


Work Experience:

Minimum – Two (2) years experience as registered nurse

Preferred - Recent experience as a hospital-based Nurse Case Manager.


Licenses and Certifications:

Minimum – RN licensed in the state of Wisconsin

Preferred - 

  • Previous experience in post-acute care setting
  • Previous case management experience 
  • Experience and proficiency using Epic

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication, problem-solving, conflict resolution and motivational interviewing skills 
  • Excellent prioritization and organizational skills 
  • Ability to work as team member and as independent service provider

Physical Requirements:

Sedentary: Ability to lift up to 10 pounds maximum and occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as dockets, ledgers and small tools.  Although a sedentary job is defined as one, which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties.  Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.


Work Schedule:

  • 100% FTE, 40 hours per week.

  • Day shift

  • Monday through Friday

  • Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department. 

University Hospital in Madison is a Magnet®-designated facility that’s ranked Wisconsin’s #1 hospital and considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.

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UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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