This reputable East Texas hospital is actively interviewing for a new RN Nursing Director to lead the Inpatient Care Management and Utilization Management department. Join this excellent Senior Management team, and lead a dedicated team toward the highest standard of patient outcomes and hospital operations.
The new Inpatient Care Management Nursing Director at this 300+ bed hospital will discover an environment of collaboration, communication, and compassionate care. You’ll guide the operations of a fast-paced case management department with an experienced hand, overseeing both the clinical and administrative aspects of this role.
Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Inpatient Care Management Nursing Director will take an important role in the daily and strategic activities of this medical center. Supported by a Certified Case Management (CCM) Supervisor, a Utilization Review / Management (UM) Supervisor, an LCSW Social Work Supervisor, and an RN Discharge Planning Lead, the Director's will lead a team of 40+ FTEs who oversee care coordination throughout inpatient, outpatient, and ambulatory services.
With the breadth of services this hospital offers, the Nursing Director of Care Management should have a strong grasp of the financial and budgetary aspects of actively managing a department, in addition to a familiarity with the financial environment of hospitals and healthcare in general. The trends, laws, and regulations that create our modern healthcare system will be second nature for the RN Inpatient Care Management Director. Although not a clinical position per se, the Nursing Director of Care Management will need a background and strong experience with the clinical issues that arise during patient care. This person will have the exciting opportunity to apply innovative techniques and explore restructuring the department to more adequately meet the needs of the hospital and the patient community while affecting tangible change in the ways throughput and length of stay is addressed.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Manager of Inpatient Care Coordination / Management to grow their skills and experience in a supportive environment. A key element of this crucial role is your ability to communicate effectively across departmental and organization boundaries. Beyond regular reporting on quality, utilization, and care transition metrics to the hospital’s executive team, the Inpatient RN Care Management Director also be asked to provide information and assistance to NGOs and the community. Using internal and external tools, various communication channels, and a strong sense of responsibility, you’ll be able to positively impact care delivery to this community.
East Texas is well known for its beauty, peace, and quiet. With thousands of acres of National and State Forests, an affordable cost-of-living, fantastic schools, and tightknit communities, it’s no surprise that people never want to leave. If the Care Management Nursing Director is an outdoorsy type, you’ll will find hiking, biking, boating, and just about everything else that can be done under the sun. For the city folks, all the lights, sounds, and action of the Dallas – Fort Worth Area are just a short drive away.
The RN Director of Care Management will have a large support network within the hospital, from executive leadership to front-line nursing staff. You’ll have a large responsibility of the quality and efficiency of the medical center’s operations and mission, but that’s exactly how you like it. You’ll also be supported by a generous benefits package and a competitive compensation.