Director- Inpatient Case Management

Management/Administration Lawrence, Kansas


Description

Something special starts here.

You can’t define it, but you know it when you see it: the difference between an average life and the good life. When your cup is full – with joy, purpose and lifelong health – it shows. At LMH Health, we are all about healthy people, healthy communities and healthy futures, and that makes us your destination for an exceptional career. From flexible, work-life harmony to competitive pay and great advancement potential, find everything you’re looking for at LMH Health.

You'll find everything you’re looking for at LMH Health:

  • Join a team that cares about the community
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Professional development and recognition
  • Excellent benefits

We’re looking for you.

The Director of Case Management has overall responsibility for case management, social work and documentation improvement services, including compliance with all federal and other regulatory legislation including CMS rules and regulations related to inpatient stays.  Supervises staff that monitors hospital stay to insure that acuity of service and length of stay are appropriate, in addition to oversight of discharge planning process.  Also oversees the Document Improvement program and staff and works collaboratively with HIM staff and medical staff toward these goals.  Provides guidance and direction to the staff of case managers, social workers and documentation improvement specialist in pursuit of these goals.  Manages the utilization review committee for the medical Staff and oversees the Physician Performance Feedback Program including: periodic reports to Administration of hospital on length of stay and financial outcomes of length of stay.  Responsible for all hiring, disciplinary process, orientation and termination of employees.

Responsibilities

 

  • Promote the vision, mission and philosophy of LMH, nursing services and Standards of Practice for Case Management/Social Work.
  • Demonstrate positive interpersonal relations and respect in dealing with members of the team.
  • Communicate in a positive and productive manner.
  • Promote professional/personal growth of team by sharing knowledge/resources and serve as a resource.
  • Ensure quality of care and responsive relationships with patients, medical staff and other departments.
  • Maintain effective and responsive relationships with patients, medical staff and other departments, while demonstrating accountability for self-directed professional growth.
  • Strategizes with other members of the healthcare team and customers toward resolution of issues and concerns.
  • Work collaboratively and cooperate with other departments/units
  • Supervises staff that monitor hospital stay to insure that acuity of service and length of stay are appropriate, in addition to oversight of discharge planning process, and documentation improvement process and reporting.

Qualifications

 

Required:

  • Current Kansas Registered Nurse license
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing
  • 5 years’ experience in critical care background or strong Med/Surg experience
  • 5 years’ experience in Care Coordination with 2 years minimum in management of licensed staff preferably in a managed care or hospital case management/social work department
  • Knowledge of CMS regulations

Preferred:

  • Master’s degree in related field

Our Cultural Beliefs

  • Patient First. We consider the patient first in everything we do.
  • Better Together. We actively strive to be a diverse LMH Health team that works together to achieve excellence.
  • Listen/Speak Up. We embrace a diverse culture of open, respectful, well-intended communication where we listen, share, and value ideas to create equitable solutions.
  • Innovate! We actively explore new ideas and approach change with agility and an open mind.
  • Own It/Solve It. We hold ourselves accountable for our actions and we collaborate for solutions.
  • In Joy. We create a workplace that is both fun and meaningful.

At LMH Health, we value inclusion and diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage all to apply. Employment is decided on the basis of experience and qualifications that meet the business need.