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As the Manager of Case Management, you will manage the day to day operations for the Care Coordination team and works closely with the interdisciplinary and administrative team to align care coordination operations with department and organizational goals and targets. The Manager, Case Management collaborates with the case management Medical Director as well as the utilization management team and social work leadership team. May have frequent contact with Nurse Executives and Directors, Quality Directors, Ancillary Services directors, finance department, Medical Directors, physicians, contracted providers, community resources as well as patients and family members.
Summary of Essential Duties:
Provides leadership and oversees supervisors, case management staff and resource personnel.
Reviews cases frequently with staff, acts as clinical consultant regarding care management issues, guides clinical staff with review of assessments and care plans and evaluates utilization reviews or documentation.
In conjunction with VP, Director and/or other leadership, coordinates, develops, and implements action plans to respond to areas in need of improvement related to patient flow and care coordination across the continuum.
Monitors required metrics, including but not limited to length of stay, readmissions, observation stays, avoidable delays; conducts documentation audits.
Participates in development and implementation of policies, workflows, processes.
Participates, develops and monitors performance improvement plans including key performance indicators.
Demonstrates and ensures knowledge of staff regarding medical necessity, regulatory requirements and standards, such as Joint Commission.
Utilizes demonstrated knowledge of acute case management, care coordination & discharge planning roles and responsibilities.
Coordinates the collaboration and integration of social services & care coordination functions.
Drives and supports change management for all initiatives.
Manages the effective utilization of human resources within care coordination, including, working with Supervisor to adjust staff assignments daily. Develops staffing plans in response to unscheduled sick-calls, vacation requests and other occurrences.
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