The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) is seeking a Chief Care Coordination leader to support its missions of health care, academics and research. UMMC is located in Jackson, Miss., and serves UMMC’s multiple sites throughout the state.
UMMC is the state’s only academic health science center and the second-largest employer in Mississippi with approximately 10,000 employees. A major goal of the Medical Center is the elimination of differences in health status of Mississippians based on race, geography, income, or social status. The Medical Center's $1.6 billion annual budget - approximately one-tenth from state appropriations - represents 10 percent of the Jackson metro area economy and two percent of the state economy.
Diversity and inclusion are integral to the core mission and vision of UMMC and its three mission areas of health care, research and education. UMMC commits to attracting and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce and student body in order to achieve mission-driven outcomes among the UMMC community and in the diverse Mississippi communities we serve.
In this role, you will provide strategic oversight and direct all operational activities related to Utilization Review, Patient Placement Center, and Coordinated care, (Case Management/Social Work). Collaborates with hospital and provider leadership to facilitate patient throughput, coordination of care, and associated documentation. Facilitates the development of post-acute care models. Ensures compliance with hospital, TJC, and other regulatory authorities. Provides support and guidance to other UMMC facilities in the areas of care coordination, utilization review and social work.
You must have an in-depth knowledge of admission/registration procedures, leadership skills and change management. Demonstrated understanding inpatient and outpatient flow processes. Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique and the coordination of people and resources. Organizational, analytical, and problem resolution skills. Verbal and written communication skills.
Must have the ability to develop and implement strategies for post-acute care. Ability to build and sustain relationships with senior leaders, community providers and organizations and employees. Ability to work across organizational and functional boundaries.
Education and Experience:
Master’s degree in Nursing, Business, Health Care, Social Work or related field. Minimum of seven (7) years progressive leadership experience. Experience cannot be substituted for educational requirement.
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The University of Mississippi Medical Center provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program or education activity to all qualified persons. The Medical Center complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC), headquartered in Jackson, is the state's only academic medical center. Here, we work to improve the lives of Mississippians through our three missions of education, research, and health care.
Education: UMMC includes seven health science schools: medicine, nursing, dentistry, health related professions, graduate studies, population health, and pharmacy. (The School of Pharmacy is headquartered on the University of Mississippi campus in Oxford.) Enrollment in all programs is more than 3,000 students.
Research: From world-renowned studies on heart disease, diabetes, and hypertension to advanced treatment for cancer and a human physiology simulation program used by NASA, researchers at UMMC are unraveling the diseases that affect Mississippians, while creating new, high-tech jobs and injecting tens of millions of dollars annually into the state's economy.
Health Care: UMMC provides a wide-range of patient care programs. At our main campus in Jackson, in addition to outpatient clinics, we offer a women and infant’s hospital and a critical care hospital along with University Hospital, plus the state’s only:
Children’s hosp...ital (Batson Children’s Hospital)
Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)
Heart, kidney, liver, and pancreas transplant programs
Level 1 trauma center
Adult and pediatric congenital heart programs
Children’s cancer care program
We also care for Mississippians statewide with community hospitals UMMC Grenada, UMMC Holmes County, plus pediatric clinics in Tupelo, Hattiesburg and the Gulf Coast. In addition, our Center for Telehealth offers specialized care remotely, through online video chat technology, at more than two hundred locations throughout the state.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The Medical Center complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information. Inquiries or complaints may be referred to the Office of the Director, Employee Relations, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216-4505.