University Medical Center
June 6, 2024
Las Vegas, Nevada
Job Type


Nurse Case Manager


$38.03 - $58.94 Hourly


Las Vegas, NV

Job Type

Full Time

Job Number



CASE MGMT - 8290

Opening Date


Closing Date


Position Summary


Nurse Case Manager description image

As an academic medical center with a rich history of providing life-saving treatment in Southern Nevada, UMC serves as the anchor hospital of the Las Vegas Medical District, offering Nevada’s highest level of care to promote successful medical outcomes for patients. 

We are home to Nevada's ONLY Level I Trauma Center, Designated Pediatric Trauma Center, Burn Care Center, and Transplant Center. We are a Pathway Designated facility by ANCC, and we are on our journey to Magnet status.

Position Summary:
The Nurse Case Manager assists in providing a system of health care delivery at UMC which utilizes a coordinated, collaborative, multi-disciplinary approach to assess, plan, coordinate and evaluate the health care needs of patients throughout the health care continuum. The Nurse Case Manager serves as an advanced clinical resource to patients, families, staff and physicians in the delivery of care.


Job Requirement



Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Minimum three (3) years of nursing experience in an acute care hospital setting and/or prior care coordination experience or completion of a care coordination internship in a clinical or insurance setting is required. At the sole discretion of the Hospital, a Master’s Degree in nursing with a concentration in case management may substitute for the experience requirement.

Licensing/Certification Requirements:

Valid License from State of Nevada to Practice as a Registered Nurse. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.



Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements

* Minimum one year recent documented inpatient Nurse Case Manager experience is preferred;
 * Recent Documented experience in an acute care setting.One or more of the following A PLUS!

  • Certified Case Manager (CCM) or Accredited Case Manager (ACM)
  • Membership in:
    1. The Commission of Case Management Certification (CCMC)
    2. Academy of Certified Case Managers (ACCM)
    3. American Case Management Association (ACMA)


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements


Knowledge of:
Principles of case management; nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); standards of care; disease process of illnesses or injuries in variety of specialty areas; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; Nurse Practice Act; third party reimbursement regulations and rules; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices.

Skill in:
Working with patients in a variety of conditions; interpreting rules and regulations; interpreting and analyzing patient medical charts; using computers and a variety of software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting, including stamina to remain standing and/or walking for extended periods of time, strength to examine and treat varied individuals, vision to use standard office equipment, read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in-person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or an eligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.


Agency University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
Address University Medical Center of Southern NevadaLas Vegas, Nevada, 89102

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