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  • Director, Care Coordination

    Job ID
    2017-44232
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    Care Coordination
    Hours / Pay Period
    80
    Facility
    Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    GLENDALE
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Founded in 1926, Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center is a 334-bed, acute care, nonprofit, community hospital located in Glendale, California.  The hospital offers a full complement of services, including its award winning heart center, the colorectal surgery institute, a gastrointestinal program, and is a Los Angeles County approved primary stroke center.  The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems.  Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/glendalememorial for more information.

    Responsibilities

    Position Title: Director of Care Coordination RN

     

    Position Summary: 

    Under the direction of the senior director, leads the facilities Care Coordination and Social Services, including but not limited to clinical resource management, discharge planning activities, patient advocacy, clinical social work and best practice in medical necessity determination and concurrent review..

    • Directs and manages areas including planning, organizing and directs all activities, staffing, performance improvement in the delivery of clinical services (such as LOS reduction). Reports needs within the Medical Center and Dignity Health, as well as government and regulatory reporting.
    • Guides Care Coordination activities according to the needs, requirements, and policies of the Medical Center, the affiliated medical groups and health plans, Dignity Health, any Federal and State agencies, and according to standard practices of the professions under the director's accountability.
    • Consults and collaborates with other managers, physicians, administration, and community based healthcare workers regarding care management issues identified through corporate or facility initiatives and current literature.
    • Works closely with all departments at the medical center and the post-acute service providers to streamline the patient transition through the health care system and into the community post discharge.

    Requirements:

    • Knowledge of the methods and processes needed to determine and provide resources needed to achieve business results and ability to identify plan and mobilize resources required to fulfill operational objectives and plans.
    • Knowledge of federal, state and local healthcare related laws and regulations; ability to comply with these in healthcare practices and activities.
    • Knowledge of the factors contributing to quality patient care, and the ability to influence these factors in a positive way.
    • Knowledge of the medical, social, economic, and other services provided by other departments or facilities, and the ability to integrate these multidisciplinary treatments for optimal patient care.

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    Qualifications

    Education and Experience: 

    • Experience: Minimum of three (3) years progressive supervisory or management experience in an acute hospital setting
    • Education: Bachelor's degree in nursing or experience equivalent required.
    • Licensure: Current Registered Nurse (RN) license. CM certification preferred
    • Special Skills: None specified.
    • Training: None specified.

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