Under the direction of the Director of Population Healthcare Management, manages the daily care management operations team for the acute care environments of both Regional and Hopewell campuses. This includes ensuring cost-effective and quality transition of care through the appropriate utilization of resources. Mentors, supervises and evaluates Care Management assigned staff. Collaborates with leadership on the implementation of performance improvement initiatives. Coordinates activity with Post-Acute and Ambulatory Care Transitions team to create a patient-centric process. Regularly monitors and assesses operations.
Manages and develops Care Management – Acute Care staff.
Develops well-honed relationships with physicians, physician leaders and other providers about the flow of patient care within Capital Health.
With input from key stakeholders (executives, physicians, clinical staff), continually develops the work of Care Management team to ensure a patient-focused delivery system for care coordination and discharge planning.
Works with key stakeholders in the organization to determine metrics for success. Holds team responsible for outcomes.
Ensures that an appropriate staffing model is resourced, implemented and monitored to achieve outcomes.
Ensures compliance with Joint Commission standards, NJDOH regulations, approved CH performance improvement plan and the HQSI activity for Capital Health.
Develops recommended policies and implements approved policies and procedures.
Collaborates, assesses and makes recommendations to physicians and leadership to identify opportunities for improvement in patient care management and optimum resource utilization.
Provides information and analysis of performance measurement and resource consumption data as required.
Promotes and participates in care paths and other approved performance team activities as required.
Identifies educational goals of the staff. Develops and implements training plans. Interviews and hires employees, assigns work, appraises performance and solves workflow and other problems.
Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN); Master's degree preferred.
Five years of case management nursing/utilization review experience or five years of acute care nursing experience and two years of case management experience.
Registered Nurse – NJ.
Professional certification in one or more accepted specialties preferred: Nurse Executive, Case Management, Healthcare Executive or American Case Management Association (ACMA).
We offer competitive compensation and benefits that include:
Low employee expense for medical and dental insurance
403b savings and retirement program
Educational assistance program
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