Director of Case Management

Encompass Home Health   •  

Pearland, TX

Less than 5 years

Posted 230 days ago

This job is no longer available.

License and Certification: 
- Must be qualified to independently complete an assessment within the scope of practice of his/her discipline (for example, RN, SW, OT, PT, ST, and Rehabilitation Counseling).
- If licensure is required for his/her discipline within his/her state, individual must hold an active license. 
- Current CCM® or ACM certification is required or must be obtained within one year of being placed in the position. 
Education, Training and Years of Experience: 
- For Nursing, must possess baccalaureate degree in Nursing (BSN) with RN licensure. 
- For other eligible health care professionals, must possess a minimum of a baccalaureate degree and graduate degree is preferred. 
- 3 years of hospital based Case Management experience including Utilization Review and Discharge Planning experience. 
Machines, Equipment Used: 
- General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer 
Physical Requirements: 
- Good visual acuity and ability to communicate. 
- Ability to lift, lower, push, pull, and retrieve objects weighing a minimum of 30 pounds. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements. 
- Adheres to the company's Standards of Business Conduct. 
- Maintains current licensure and/or certifications, if applicable 
Skills and Abilities: 
- Strong leadership skills.
- Strong negotiation skills.
- Must have a working knowledge of regulations and contractual obligations and parameters of third-party reimbursement.
- Must demonstrate skill in administrative functions of accountability, decision-making and time management, in addition to providing direct case management services to patients.
- Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively. 
- Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner. 
- Ability to work independently without supervision. 
Environmental Conditions: 
- Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Occasional outdoor exposure 
- Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required 
- Handicapped accessible 
- May work under stressful circumstances at times 
Proficiency or Productivity Standards: 
- Meets established attendance standards. 
- Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge. 
- May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines. 
- May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts. 
- Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster. 
- May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives. 
- May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.