We Are Hiring: Ideal candidate will be a Case Mgr RN or Social Worker LMSW or LCSW with a proven track record leading direct reports. The span of control will be over 16-19 direct reports covering 6 in patient hospital units and the emergency room department. Ideal candidate will be self driven, motivated, able to work autonomously advocating for the team and the patients being supported. Creative leadership with the ability to think out of the box is imperative to be successful in this role. Strongly prefer in hospital experience 1-3 years.
What You Will Do: Manage assigned case managers, related activities and workflow to ensure effective and efficient patient care.
Manage professional and clerical associates who work in case management, as well as tracking of the post-acute period and provision of disease management, and contracting with internal and external resources.
Communicate with administration and medical staff in matters related to appropriateness of hospital admissions, discharge planning, and length of stay.
Serve as content specialist for staff in the areas of utilization criteria, appeal and review process, and case management system documentation.
Develop staff schedule and revise assignments daily to assure optimal unit coverage and distribution of workload within staffing standards. Cover on units as needed and serve as a resource for complex case management issues.
What You Will Need: Licensure / Certification / Registration:
Case Manager RN preferred.
Social Worker preferred/LCSW or LMSW.
High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.
3 years of experience required.
1 year of leadership or management experience required.
Why Join Our Team: Ascension Seton, based in Austin, Texas, has provided thousands of associates and caregivers a rewarding career in healthcare since 1902. We strive to expand access to high-quality, low-cost, person-centered care and services for all. We operate more than 100 clinical locations in central Texas, including two teaching hospitals, Dell Medical School at The University of Texas and Dell Children's Medical Center, where candidates can find both career and clinical education opportunities. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, explore a career with us today.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites of care - including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities - in 19 states and the District of Columbia.
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