Assistant Director, Case Management
Overview:Assistant Director, Case ManagementCreating the best outcomes for our patients requires the right people. At Virginia Hospital Center, our staff exceeds expectations by performing at the top-level of the profession.Virginia Hospital Center is a strong advocate for its employees and provides a true collaborative environment in which the healthcare team works closely together, bringing skill, experience and mutual respect to the task of providing superior medical care for our patients.The Assistant Case Management Director (ACMD) is responsible for assisting the Case Management Director (CMD) in managing the Case Management Program in order to ensure that identified and referred patients have a coordinated plan of care in accordance with JCAHO and hospital guidelines. The ACMD will coordinate case management activities with ancillary departments and hospital liaisons and is accountable to the CMD. Skills should include: the ability to communicate with medical staff and hospital personnel at all organizational levels; excellent interpersonal skills and experience in or knowledge of issues related to patients of all ages.Pay & Benefits: In addition to salary, the benefit package includes paid major holidays, vacation/sick time, health & dental insurance, and 401(k)Qualifications:Graduate of Accredited School of Social Work Required orGraduate of Accredited School of Nursing Required orGraduate of Accredited School Of Health Related Services Required2 Years Case Management in a Hospital Setting PreferredResponsibilities:Provides input to the Director into the financial management, planning and preparation of annual budget.Identifies areas for cost improvement and makes recommendation for service program or departmental initiatives.Maintains active involvement in budget monitoring as required by director.Evaluates equipment and supplies to provide optimum service at minimum cost.Effectively utilize staff within staffing guidelines and budgetary constraints.Collaborates with appropriate personnel to define department based competencies and orientation.Plans and facilitates trainings or programs to meet the educational needs of staff, including orientation, in-services, or education requirements.Conducts regular staff meetings, shares information appropriately and provides open communication for feedback.Promotes and encourages the professional growth and development of staff and self.Participates in department-based or hospital-based committees, if applicableDevelops, monitors, evaluates, and documents Continuous Quality Improvement activities in accordance with hospital, state, and JCAH standards. Implements change according to results in coordination with appropriate leadership.Identifies potential process improvement deficiencies and actively participates in resolution through communication and education of staff.Assures quality of care and services by adhering to industry standards and measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and benchmarks established by the organization.