Job Description

System role supports Northwest Medical Center, Oro Valley Hospital and Northwest Sahuarita hospital 


Oversees a staff of case management teams at 3 hospital locations responsible for patient care coordination. Develops and implements case management programs, including utilization review, intake or discharge planning, and managed care contracting or negotiation. Evaluates patient care data to ensure that care is provided in accordance with clinical guidelines and organizational standards.  As an organization leader, this position shares accountability for facilitating organizational and department goals using effective leadership knowledge, skills and abilities that ensure achievement of expected results for patient/customer service, employee engagement, financial health, business growth and quality and safety outcomes. Plans and implements the overall nursing policies, procedures, and services for a unit.

Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements

Education:

Required - Bachelors degree (BSN) in nursing 

Preferred - Masters degree in nursing, healthcare administration or related field.                                             

Experience:                

Required:  Seven (7) years experience in Case Management; and five (5) years of Case Management leadership experience in a large healthcare setting.                                                     

Skills:                

Acting with integrity, analyzing and interpreting financial data, computer literacy, gathering needed information, delegating and supporting teams, evaluating decisions/solutions, improving work process, making effective decisions.  Excellent human relations and oral/written communications skills.  Measuring customer service and meeting customer needs.  Partnering with customers/others, promoting NMC mission, vision and values.  Utilizing communication channels and Valuing diversity.                                                    

Licenses/Certifications:        

Required:  Current Arizona RN license or compact state license

 

Northwest Healthcare is a multi-faceted network dedicated to providing safe, quality care at each of our locations.  With three (soon to be four) hospitals, two freestanding emergency centers, four urgent care locations and a large physician practice including primary care and a variety of specialists, Northwest Healthcare offers you a wide range of settings in which to work.  Common among them all is not only the commitment to providing safe patient care, but to employee satisfaction and growth.  It is a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all employees—whether caring for patients directly or working in a support role.  NWHC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

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