Care Manager

SCL Health
Grand Junction, CO
Post Date:
November 24, 2022
Job Status:

To show our commitment to you and to assist with your transition into our organization, we will also offer up to a $5000 sign-on and $5000 relocation assistance when applicable




You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Care Manager.


Your compassion is tangible: patients feel it in the hand they hold. Families feel it in your prayers. Colleagues feel it in your support.  


Youre generous with your compassion, your partnerships and especially your passion for patient advocacy.


Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.






As a Case Manager with us, you will have the opportunity to be involved in the coordination of care and services for patients admitted to St. Marys Medical Center / SCL Health who are identified as needing assistance or meeting Care Management criteria.


St. Marys Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 346-bed regional medical center is in Grand Junction, one of the most beautiful places on earth. Our mission is to bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other.




Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.






Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.


Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.


Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.




Your day.


As a Care Manager you need to know how to:

  • Coordinates the care and services for patients identified as needing assistance or meeting Care Management criteria.  Collects in-depth information about a patients medical, functional, and social condition, to identify individual needs in order to develop a plan to meet those needs.   Works with patients and family/caregivers to determine specific goals and actions based on assessment.  Coordinates discharge planning.  Executes specific interventions to meet established goals.  Organizes, integrates and coordinates the necessary resources to accomplish the goals and plan.
  • Assesses the patients prior level of functioning, access to and/or use of community resources and available support systems.  May  conduct psychosocial needs assessments and interventions based on site guidelines, licensure, and scope of practice.  May support behavioral health processes based on site guidelines.
  • Assists the care team in developing a plan of care which includes, but is not limited to: assuring appropriateness of services and care setting, assuring individualized support and education, determining the need for continued services, planning for discharge, and identifying and connecting patients/families with available community resources if needed.  Collaborates with Physicians and other members of the health care team on the patients behalf.  
  • Identifies appropriate admission and continued stay issues. Enhances the quality of patient care through effective and efficient use of resources.  Helps to identify strategies for reducing length of stay and appropriate utilization of services.  Utilizes criteria including clinical pathway data and implements strategies to resolve controllable variances.  
  • Attends, facilitates and participates in rounds and case conferences.  Advocates for patient rights. 



Your experience.


We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:

  • Social Worker: Master degree in Social Work from and accredited program is required.
  • OR
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing (BSN)


  • RN:  Current valid State RN License is required.
  • MSW: 
  • Colorado:  Current valid  LCSW license or
  •                     SWC or LSW required at hire with 
  •                     LCSW required  within 3 years of employment. 


  • Three (3) experience as a Registered Nurse in an acute care setting or Social Worker in a community or acute care setting.  
  • Three (3) years experience as a Care Manager in an acute care setting.  


  • At least five (5) years of care management in an acute care setting
  • Care Management Certification is preferred



Your next move.


Now that you know more about being a Care Manager  on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.


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