Partially Remote: Applicants must be within a commutable distance of Troy, NY, USA
UCM Digital Health (UCM) is a leading innovator in the digital health space, founded in 2015 by emergency medicine providers with the vision that all care should begin digitally. Our mission is to put the patient first with a best-in-class digital experience backed by emergency medicine expertise. Our digital front door platform, integrated technology, and 24/7 telehealth treat, triage and care coordination seamlessly connect digital and physical healthcare for patients. We deliver the right care, at the right time and place, and at the right cost for our more than 2 million patients and over 600 clients and growing.
Our solution is designed to lower costs, improve outcomes and provide a better patient experience. More than a digital front door, UCM brings together clinical expertise, advanced technology, and compassionate care to offer powerful advantages for health plans, employers, patients and providers.
We are looking for candidates who share our mission to put the patient first and our values of honesty, compassion, inquisitiveness, fearlessness, accountability, and teamwork. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, thrive in a fast paced environment, and are ready to contribute to a growing company, come join our team! This is a great opportunity to be part of changing the game in healthcare!
UCM Digital Health has a terrific opportunity for a dynamic Clinical Transitions Nurse (CTN) to join our team at a rapidly growing telehealth company. The CTN is responsible for ensuring that patients identified for the readmissions program receive a highly coordinated, high quality and cost-efficient health outcome. This position will involve on-site and remote management of patients, on-site and remote meetings with post-acute providers and serving as a key conduit of information among all providers for seamlessly integrated care. The Clinical transitions nurse provides support to 1) the patient, family/caregivers 2) the hospital care team 3) community based clinical teams 4) health plan by adhering to standardized workflows that support appropriate care planning and sharing program data with appropriate stakeholders.
Success in this position will depend greatly on exceptional communication skills, excellence in coordinating care and patient advocacy, and attention to detail.
The Clinical Transitions Nurse position is focused on coordinating UCM’s efforts to prevent avoidable hospital readmissions through optimal discharge disposition planning, patient education and coordination across the continuum of care. The Clinical Transitions Nurse will partner with the hospital and health plan to initiate UCM activities that are designed to support the patient, family/caregivers in a successful transition from hospital-to-home and appropriately referring patients into services to support ongoing wellness such as health plan and community medical groups internal care management programs. The Clinical Transitions Nurse is a patient advocate who will partner with patients to navigate the healthcare system and ensure that patients receive timely, high-quality care.
Summary of Responsibilities:
Occasional (0-40%) / Frequent (41-71%) / Constant (72%-100%)
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
Travel: Only local travel is anticipated for this position (no overnight stays, etc.)
This job description is intended to convey information essential to understand the scope of the position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, or responsibilities associated with the position. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
UCM Digital Health maintains a strong policy of equal opportunity in employment. It is out objective to recruit, hire, and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Our equal employment philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, training, promotions, transfers, job benefits, and termination.
UCM Digital Health is an at-will employer. We recognize that you retain the option, as does the company, of ending your employment with UCM Digital Health at any time, with or without notice and with or without cause.
$78k - $83k
UCM Digital Health (UCM) offers a digitally integrated, whole person health solution that provides patients with immediate access to care on their terms.
UCM combines a digital front door platform, multi-disciplinary team of providers, and a 24/7 telehealth triage, treatment, and navigation service to provide a range of patient services, including emergent and urgent care, primary and specialty care, behavioral health, and more. Care begins digitally and can seamlessly integrate across other points of care for a simple patient experience.
UCM brings together clinical expertise, advanced technology and compassionate care to offer powerful advantages for insurers, employers, patients and providers.
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