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Case Management Team Lead-RN or MSW


You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Social Work Case 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.

You’re generous with your compassion, your partnerships and especially your passion for patient advocacy.

You’re 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 Management Team Lead with us, you will have the opportunity to be involved in the coordination of care and services for patients admitted to Lutheran Medical Center / SCL Health who are identified as needing assistance or meeting Care Management criteria.

Saint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 365-bed facility is one of the top-ranked hospitals in Denver, and has been awarded the highest national recognition possible for nursing excellence – Magnet designation – by the ANCC. We are proud to extend the mission of SCL Health by providing care for the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Our deep community roots date back to 1873, making us one of the oldest hospitals in Colorado.

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, we’ve 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 we’ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We’ll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.

We’ll laugh at each other’s jokes (even the bad ones). We’ll hello and high five. We’ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.

We’re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.

Your day.

As a Social Work Case Management Team Lead you need to know how to:

Review requests for authorization and monitor care during authorized periods of stay for levels of care. Reviews patients' medical charts to ascertain the medical necessity for services and the appropriateness of level of care.

  • Conduct on-site review of medical records at clinical facilities according to organization standards.

  • Maintain frequent telephone contact with clinical service providers to perform defined duties and facilitate communication between the organization and the provider.

  • Document UR/case management activities such as pre-certifications, concurrent and retrospective reviews.

  • Consult regularly with other organization staff to review treatment plans when level of clinical care requires further clarification.

  • Maintain a tracking system and clear, concise records for monitoring and reviewing cases.

  • Prepare documentation/case synopsis upon closure of cases as required by clients.

  • Provide phone crisis intervention services and precertification evaluations for inpatient hospitalization and other levels of care.

  • Provide consultation and training to providers regarding authorization procedures and utilization review for a specific course or nature of treatment.

  • Contribute to policy review and procedure development and evaluation.

  • Performs other duties as assigned, some of which may be essential to the job.

  • The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.


RN: Current valid State RN License is required.

MSW: Colorado: Current valid State LCSW or LSW with LCSW required within 2 years of employment.

Required: Three (3) years care management experience in an acute care setting.


Care Management Certification is preferred

Five (5) years care management experience in an acute care setting.

Your next move.

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

Salary Range
$33,000.00 - 73,000.00
per Year
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Denver, CO 80285, US