Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center provides a compassionate acute care environment where people matter and make a difference. Join us in serving Montclair, NJ – a vibrant community known for its eclectic art and music scenes, world cuisine, Victorian mansions, and charming downtown. Consider the following:
Director of Care Management
Position Summary: Selected individual will direct and coordinate the daily activities of Utilization Management, Case Management, Social Work Services and Outcomes Management. Will act as liaison between the clinical and financial components of the Health Care Organization including ancillaries to assess and implement the appropriate setting and level of care needed by the individual customer. Will represent Care Management on various committees as assigned and acts as a liaison between committees and department staff and will direct and coordinate internal and external agents to maintain patient rights and issues related to confidentiality.
Position Accountabilities: Selected individual will plan, direct and supervise administrative aspects of the department in regard to budgetary and fiscal matters, services, programs and conduct short and long term planning to ensure adequate staff coverage and system support. Will be responsible for supervising daily departmental activities including staffing assignments, routine activity operations, and intra and interdisciplinary communications; providing leadership direction and support to facilitate optimal and cost effective patient outcomes; providing resource to staff regarding unforeseen issues and/or impediments to individual patient case management and/or discharge planning needs; and staying abreast of all, as well as any changes pertaining to regulatory constraints, insurance regulations, and cost management strategies that apply to Case Management, Social Services, and Utilization Review.
Qualification: We are seeking an RN with an active NJ licensure and a bachelor’s degree. Master’s degree highly preferred. The ideal applicant will have at least 3 years managing a Care Management Department in an acute care setting.