Director Case Management
Kindred
Los Angeles, California, US
3d ago

Description

Whatmakes Kindred Healthcare a great place to work? Our people, of course!Our clinicians answer this special calling because they have afundamental, internal drive to directly help people.

In return, we serve,develop and respect our employees in environments created to optimize their job effectiveness, experience, and satisfaction. This is who we are.

Who are you?

To succeed in our high-energy, high-rewardenvironment, our clinicians provide compassionate critical care and deliver exceptional patient experiences , meaningful outcomes, andbonds for life.

As our most acute level of care, Kindred’s transitional care hospitals offer the same critical care patientsreceive in a traditional hospital or intensive care unit , but foran extended recovery period.

Our clinicians play a vital role in therecovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients .

As a Director Case Management, youwill :

  • Develop and implement the philosophies, policies, procedures and goals for the Case Management Department.
  • Train and develop the Case Management staff and motivate them to accomplish department goals and objectives.
  • Develop and oversee the annual Case Management budget.
  • Prepare and evaluate monthly, quarterly and annual reports of the Department's functions.
  • Provide information regarding changes in Medicare regulations and documentation issues to physicians and others as needed.
  • Maintain Prospective Payment System, monthly case log and other files needed for peer review organization and specific needs of the hospital.
  • Analyze physician utilization patterns, comparing to national and individual hospital standards. Communicate findings to Utilization Review and other appropriate individuals.
  • Discuss denial of coverage related to Utilization Review with the Director of Quality Management. Assist with on-site monitoring reviews by PRO, Blue Cross, outside review organizations and third-party payers.
  • Maintain a working relationship with local, state and federal agencies, recognizing the hospital's position in the community and its need for cooperation and assistance from such services
  • Qualifications

    As a Director Case Management, you will have :

  • Bachelor’s degree in clinical area required. Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred. Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may substitute for education requirements.
  • Healthcare professional licensure required as Registered Nurse, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Social Worker (LSW).
  • Appropriate certification in Case Management preferred; for example, Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC);
  • Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) certification.

  • Minimum three years experience in Hospital Case Management.
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