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Area Director Case Management Denver Hospitals

Denver, Colorado
Job #: 396386
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Acting as a patient advocate, you will coordinate management of care, providing ongoing support and expertise through comprehensive assessment, care planning, plan implementation, and overall evaluation of individual patient needs. Whereas most companies only focus on one aspect of clinical care, our Case Managers are full cycle, working on the entire spectrum: from care planning to discharge planning. Join us and experience your best self and work growing and advancing in a highly caring, collaborative and fun environment.

Success Profile

What do you need to be a successful Case Manager at Kindred? Here are the top traits we’re looking for:

  • Collaborative
  • Multi-tasker
  • Problem-solver
  • Organized
  • Responsible
  • Achiever

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Kindred is a great company where you can continue to grow throughout the entire time you're here. You can even start as a CNA and work your way all the way up into management.

– Sarah, Case Manager, Kindred Hospital Clear Lake

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Benefits

  • Healthcare

    We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

  • Scheduling

    No weekends or holidays.

Job Details


Description

What makes Kindred Healthcare a great place to work? Our people, of course! Our clinicians answer this special calling because they have a fundamental, internal drive to directly help people. In return, we serve, develop and respect our employees in environments created to optimize their job effectiveness, experience, and satisfaction. This is who we are.

Who are you?

To succeed in our high-energy, high-reward environment, our clinicians provide compassionate critical care and deliver exceptional patient experiences, meaningful outcomes, and bonds for life.

As our most acute level of care, Kindred’s transitional care hospitals offer the same critical care patients receive in a traditional hospital or intensive care unit, but for an extended recovery period. Our clinicians play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients.


Summary:
Responsible for the leadership and management of utilization and case management activities of more than one hospital. Oversees the management of the financial resources of the patient and family through the coordination of quality service delivery, working to ensure financial reimbursement of each individual case as required by third party payors.  The individual also is involved in the management relationships with payor and referral sources, the facilitation and coordination of the discharge planning process and serves as the patient and family advocate.  Directs and manages the coordination of the Case Management program with the Quality Management and Infection Control Departments and other departments as appropriate.  Collaborates closely with the area hospital CEOs/Administrators, CFOs, CCOs, District and Regional Offices

Sign on Bonus up to $15k DOE



Qualifications

Qualifications:

Education:

Bachelors degree in clinical area required. Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred. Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may substitute for education requirements.

Licenses/Certification: Healthcare professional licensure as Registered 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 of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) certification.

Experience: Minimum three years experience in Hospital Case Management

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