Organizational Background: GENERALSUMMARY/BASIC PURPOSE OF JOB: Directsand coordinates departmental operations and personnel activities. This includes all the activities of the Case Managers. The position oversees the patient care outcomes as well as the financial outcomes this department impacts. The Director in conjunction with the System Director overseesdepartment and program compliance with hospital and governing agencies as well as standards and policies and procedures of the institution. This position collaborates with all hospital departments in the Sinai Health System and others to assure patient care coordination is efficient, of high quality and cost effective. Participates and facilitates unit based team huddles and other pertinent teams/committees and groups representing the departmental or hospital. Assist in implementing quality improvement process to improve quality of patient care. Conducts self in a professional manner according to hospital Values and Mission Statements.
REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: System Director of Case Management
Manages and coordinates Case Management departmental operation activities.
Demonstrates effective problem solving, conflict resolution, negotiating skills and demonstrates effective time management.
Ensures departmental and programs compliance with hospital and other governing agencies as well as hospital policies, standards and procedures (e.g. JCAHO, CARF, Public Aid).
Participates on or in pertinent teams, committees, and groups representing program and/or hospital. Communicatesinformation to and from departments and implements processes to improvequality of patient care and admission process.
Participates/Facilitates in unit based team huddles regarding patient’s plan of care
Keeps abreast of professional issues through professional affiliations and education.
Conducts self in a professional manner according to hospital and departmental guidelines.
Manages Case Management staff as appropriate, Including participation with hiring, evaluation, and discipline and ongoing caregiver direction and goal setting
Covers a small case management caseload as necessary.
Consults with physician and team regarding patient or clinical situation and assists staff with execution of patient care plan. Maintains effective communication with physicians and other professionals.
Fosters an environment that is conducive to team work and encourages communication and motivates team members to make positive change.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Current state of IL RN license Or Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited school of health related field
Preferred: Master Degree in above fields
MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE: Five years experienceas a Case Manager/Social worker and at least two year’s supervisory experience. REQUIRED LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATIONS: If RN, current state of IL RN license required. Current license to practice in their field or equivalent
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