105 bed Acute Care Hospital located in beautiful Montana seeking a Director of Case Management; RN required, Masters preferred; 3-5 years at Director level at an Acute Care Hospital required.
This is a full time (1.0 Status), day shift position in the Care Management Department. Responsible for the programmatic development, planning, organization and management of the functions that focus on care facilitation and movement of patients through the hospital continuum. This includes, but is not limited to: Case Management, Social Work, Utilization Management and post-acute services coordination. Develops the Hospital Case Management program to enhance the distinction in staff roles related to progression of care, physician partnership, transition of care, patient advocacy and fiscal responsibility. Establishes system-wide standards for the practice and delivery of case management and serves as a resource for facility leaders in implementing any program changes. Collaborates with the Physician Advisor and Medical Staff Leadership, Nursing Directors and Health Administration professionals to align the Hospital Case Management services with Community Medical Center’s strategic direction, including quality patient outcomes, denial prevention and delivery of efficient, cost effective hospital care. Serves as a patient advocate. Enhances a collaborative relationship to maximize the patient’s and family’s ability to make informed decisions.
Minimum Required: RN required, Masters preferred. Five years case management in a healthcare setting required. RN license in the state of Montana required. Must have proven excellent communication and customer relations skills.
Preferred/Desired: Three to five years in a supervisory role preferred. Formal case management training preferred.