Nurse Director of Case Management
Healthcare Employment Partners
 Fort Lauderdale, FL
Great opportunity for a Nurse Director of Case Management in the Ft Lauderdale area of Florida.

SHIFT: Full Time No Weekends 

Responsibilities of the Nurse Director of Case Management

  • Reporting to the CFO, the Director Case Management and has overall accountability for the Case Management function in a facility. 

  • The role established objectives, directs department operation and develops overall departmental strategies in alignment with the overall direction of case management within the Division and organization. 

  • The Director is responsible for the results of the unit as well as the development and deployment of staff within their area of responsibility

  • Develops and implements that annual departmental plan consistent with budgetary constraints, ensuring maintenance of quality control program, provision of services with an emphasis on patient safety.  Develops annual goals and objectives that are attainable and are appropriate to department plan and includes employee, physician, patient (customer) input. 

  • Maintains collaborative/cooperative relationships with others in the organization by sharing meaningful information, soliciting feedback and exhibiting respect and support.  Integrates department’s service within the hospital’s primary function.

  • Manages the finances of the function by identifying savings opportunities or revenue enhancement that add value to the departmental or facility processes; prepare operational expense growth within hospital guidelines and based on department workload, analyze department statistics on an ongoing basis to determine potential variances and make adjustments where necessary.

  • Coordination of the Utilization Management Committee Meetings and minutes.  Preparation of Utilization Management monthly agenda and presentation of pertinent data.  Example: Denial Activity, Peer Review Activity, and activity of targeted DRG’s 

  • Peer Review Organization (PRO) liaison for hospital.  Receive, maintain and respond to all requests for medical record review.  Maintains and replies to all denial correspondence.  Responsibility to review and revise Utilization Management Plan on a yearly basis.  Following revisions and approval of the UM Plan by the Utilization Management Committee, the Director of Case Management is responsible to obtain approval of the plan by the Medicaid Peer review Organization. 

  • Assures staff compliance with the Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals, in particular, patient identification, hand-off communication and medication reconciliation

Requirements of the Nurse Director of Case Management

  • Current FL RN Licensure, or recognized Compact Licensure (subject to Florida State Licensing Requirements, including/not limited to ongoing eligibility and duration provisions)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required; Master’s degree strongly preferred

  • 10+ years of experience in Case Management required

  • Case Management Certification preferred

  • 2-3 years of experience as a Director Case Management in acute care setting

  • Must have acute hospital case management and case management leadership experience

  • InterQual knowledge and experience

This hospital is an acute care facility in the Fort Lauderdale Beach area of Florida and offers a full range of medical services.