Sign on Bonus and Relocation
United Pro Search is seeking candidates for a Director of Case Management opportunity with a 300 plus bed hospital
The Director is responsible for oversight of all case management positions. This position report directly to the Chief Medical Officer. The Hospital is located in sunny Laredo, Texas, just 150 miles south of historic San Antonio. Sign-on and relocation bonuses are available for eligible applicants! Skype or other Virtual Interviewing Processes (VIP) is available for out-of-town applicants. Read a full position description below.
Oversees a staff of case managers responsible for patient care coordination. Develops and implements case management programs, including utilization review, intake or discharge planning, and managed care contracting or negotiation. Evaluates patient care data to ensure that care is provided in accordance with clinical guidelines and organizational standards. Seeks treatments that balance clinical and financial concerns with the family's needs and the patient's quality of life. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to top management. Requires certification as a registered nurse with at least 5 years of clinical experience. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
Graduate of an accredited RN program.
Bachelor's degree in Nursing or related field.
OR- A.D.N. Degree combined with 7-10 or more years of acute care nursing experience.
Minimum 5 years of acute care clinical experience and minimum of 3 years Clinical Case Management/Utilization review experience (preferred).
Ability to interact with a wide variety of individuals and handle several complex situations simultaneously.
Theoretical knowledge of the nursing process, case management and continuity of care.
Advanced assessment and teaching skills
Ability to exercise supervisory skills and demonstrate leadership, creativity, integrity and initiative.
Responsible for Development and departmental budget.
Attention to detail and follow-up.
Speaks and reads English fluently
2 Letters of Recommendation
Licensed as a R.N. by the Texas State Board of Registered Nurse Examiners.
Must successfully pass any pre-employment assessment(s) required by the facility.
Sign-on and relocation available for eligible candidates.
Case Managers are challenged by mental health patients who need follow-up care but have limited resources within Laredo and limited means to consistently have treatment outside of the city. One CM is assigned to each patient unit. We have 2 CMs that work weekends to provide limited, but continuous care for the patients to back up the full-time, weekday staff. The position oversees approximately 1 Admin Assistant, 16 CMs and 2 Social Workers. There is a home unit where all CMs have office space, individual cubical style desks. In addition to the unit’s each having a work area for the staff.