Director - Care Management

Requisition ID
2020-112487
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Care Management
Hours Per Pay Period
80
Facility
CHI Health Creighton University - Bergan Mercy
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Days
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
NE-OMAHA

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY / PURPOSE

The Director of Care Management is responsible for the oversight of Care Management and Social Services, including but not limited to clinical resource management, discharge planning activities, patient advocacy, clinical social work and best practice in medical necessity determination and concurrent review.

ESSENTIAL KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES


1. The Director is responsible for the overall direction and management of these areas, including planning, organizing and directing all activities, staffing, performance improvement in the delivery of clinical services (such as LOS reduction), and reporting needs within the medical center and CHI Health, as well as government and regulatory reporting.
2. The Director guides Care Management activities according to the needs, requirements, and policies of the medical center, the affiliated medical groups and health plans, CHI Health, any Federal and State agencies, and according to standard practices of the professions under the director's accountability.
3. The Director will consult and collaborate with other managers, physicians, administration, and community based healthcare workers regarding care management issues identified through corporate or facility initiatives and current literature.
4. This position will work closely with all departments at the medical center and the post-acute service providers to streamline the patient transition through the health care system and into the community post discharge.
5. The Director participates regularly in medical center, division, or corporate meetings pertinent to the accountable areas, and also participates in corporate strategic planning and performance improvement teams and programs as necessary.
6. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of the Organization. It is expected the director will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values of the organization. The director will support the Organization's strategic plan and the goals and direction of the Performance Improvement Plan (PIP).
7. This position considers the population served by the medical center and area clinical integration programs and leads efforts to optimize care coordination across the care continuum. This coordination ensures a plan of care for patients in all stages of health needs.
8. Other duties as assigned.
 
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Qualifications

Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or Master's in Social Work

Required Licensure and Certifications:
Registered Nurse (RN) or Social Worker

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Excellent customer service and presentation skills are a must
• Strong interpersonal and written communication skills are essential
• Demonstrated ability to apply analytical and problem solving skills
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks or projects effectively
• Ability to work independently as needed with a high degree of detail orientation
• Capable of planning and organizing projects with short notice
• Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities

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