Kindred Health Director Of Case Management - Kindred Hospital Denver - $10k in Denver, Colorado

Director of Case Management - Kindred Hospital Denver - $10k Sign On Bonus(312871-4665 )Interested in a career with Kindred Hospitals - a place where you can put yourheart into and make a real difference in our patient's lives.Come and grow your career with Kindred Hospitals, a division of KindredHealthcare. Our culture of caring for our patients and residents begin withour core values - our employees. We are committed to fostering professionalgrowth and dedicated healthcare teams that make us the provider of choice. Weembrace a diverse workforce and understand that hiring outstanding people isthe key to providing quality care - and quality care is what we do everyday! Join us!Director Case Management job will be responsible for case management,utilization review, discharge planning, and social services, as well asannual plans and budgets. Handle the financial resources of the patient andfamily, by coordinating the delivery of quality service. Managerelationships with the payers, physicians, hospital referral sources,and your case management staff. Help facilitate the discharge-planningprocess, and serve as an advocate for the patient and family. Work to ensurefinancial reimbursement of every individual case.Responsibilities:Developand implement the philosophies, policies, procedures and goals for theCase Management Department.Train and develop the Case Management staff andmotivate them to accomplish department goals and objectives.Develop andoversee the annual Case Management budget.Prepare and evaluate monthly,quarterly and annual reports of the Department's functions.Provideinformation regarding changes in Medicare regulations and documentation issuesto physicians and others as needed.Maintain Prospective Payment System,monthly case log and other files needed for peer review organization andspecific needs of the hospital.Analyze physician utilization patterns,comparing to national and individual hospital standards. Communicate findingsto Utilization Review and other appropriate individuals.Discuss denial ofcoverage related to Utilization Review with the Director of QualityManagement. Assist with on-site monitoring reviews by PRO, Blue Cross,outside review organizations and third-party payers.Maintain a workingrelationship with local, state and federal agencies, recognizing thehospital's position in the community and its need for cooperation andassistancSign On Bonus up to $10k DOECase Manager Director, Case Management Director, Director CaseManagement, Case Manager, Director, Case Management, CCMC, RN,Registered Nurse, RN, Utilization Review, Hospital, Healthcare,Long Term Acute Care, Transitional Care Hospitals, Leadership#MON-HD#LI-HDQualificationsEducation: Bachelors degree in clinical area required. Bachelor of Sciencein Nursing preferred. Equivalent combination of education, training, andexperience may substitute for education requirements.Licenses/Certification: Current healthcare professional licensure asRegistered Nurse, Respiratory Therapist, Physical Therapist,Occupational Therapist or Social Worker required.Appropriate certification in Case Management preferred for example,Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC) Association ofRehabilitation Nurses (ARN) certification.Experience: Minimum three years experience in Hospital Case ManagementShould be knowledgeable in TQM/QI and have recent experience as a CaseManager in insurance, workers compensation or medical management.Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. DrugFree Workplace