Director of Case Management

Location: Fort Pierce, FL
Date Posted: 21-06-2018
Job Summary
Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, this individual provides operational management, overall leadership and strategic planning for the Case Management / Utilization Management department, including pre-admissions review, utilization review, social services, and discharge planning.
Duties
Overseeing department/program evaluation
Prepare and monitor departmental budgets
Ensure appropriate utilization of resources, facilities and services by reviewing admissions, duration of stay, professional services rendered for both inpatients and observation patients
Develops and implements programs / activities to optimize patient length of stay, assures timely patient through-put and ensures appropriate discharge planning
Provides departmental needs assessment; identifies goals, develops and implements action plans in order to achieve objectives
Maintains current knowledge of governmental regulations, contractual issues and third party payor requirements - assures departmental compliance of same
Oversees provision of direct clinical social services to areas of the Hospital served
Identify patient discharge needs and work in collaboration with nurses and physicians in managing patient care need through the organization
Supervise staff
 
Qualifications
Education:
Bachelor’s degree required
 
Licensure/Certification/Registration:
Must have FL RN License
Must have current BLS through American Heart Association
 
Experience/ Skills: 
2-3 years of Management experience in Hospital setting strongly preferred
3+ years of experience in Case Management in acute care setting strongly preferred
 
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