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Case Management Director

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Florida Hospital North Pinellas
Florida Hospital North Pinellas is a full-service, 168-bed facility dedicated to helping our neighbors in beautiful Tarpon Springs and beyond. As a regional medical center, we offer a wide range of comprehensive services, testing and education opportunities for our community. We?ve been focused on meeting the needs of North Pinellas residents for nearly 90 years, and Florida Hospital has built its reputation for compassionate, patient-centered care for more than a century.
GENERAL SUMMARY :
The Director of Case Management is responsible for the oversight of the overall operations of the Case Management Department, Care Transitions, and Clinical Documentation Improvement. The Director manages the activities necessary to ensure appropriate utilization of the Hospital and its resources while maintaining optimal standards of quality patient care. Supervises the activities of Case Managers and Social Workers to ensure the patients are classified in the appropriate level of care, to monitor the patient during their hospitalization, and to ensure an appropriate length of stay with a discharge plan to achieve high quality patient outcomes. Supervises the Transition Care Coordinator to facilitate timely and safe transitioning of patients to the next level of care. Supervises the Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists to ensure complete documentation in the medical record and to achieve quality outcomes.
You will be responsible for:
+ Oversee the daily operations and activities of the Case Management Department including: Discharge assessment, planning, and facilitation; Utilization Review; Transitions of Care; and Customer Satisfaction as well as Clinical Documentation Improvement.
+ Assists in the assessment of the anticipated impact of external regulations and cost-containment efforts related to Utilization.
+ Responsible for providing a framework to effectively monitor and facilitate a patient?s plan of care from onset of illness to return to health (or stabilization of illness) across the continuum of care.
+ Collaborates with Finance, Clinical Services, Ancillary Services, and the Medical Staff to maintain a system of documentation that accurately reflects patient care and resources applied to meet clinical outcomes.
+ Monitors department goals and objectives, identifies opportunities for improvement, and takes appropriate steps to effectively improve performance as needed.
+ Responsible for the fiscal management of the department and assures proper utilization of the organization?s financial resources.
+ Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible and courteous environment.
Qualifications
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED :
+ Demonstrates strong communication skills.
+ Collects, analyzes, evaluates, and monitors data to achieve program goals.
+ Manages human resources efficiently and effectively to assure quality services and promotes positive employee relations.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED :
+ Bachelor?s Degree in a healthcare-related field
_EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:_
+ Master?s Degree preferred
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED :
+ Registered Nurse licensed in the State of Florida
_LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:_
Case Management Certification preferred (i.e. CCM or ACM)
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.


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