Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
The Assistant Director of Case Management is responsible for assisting the Director of Case Management with the case management program, including the functions of case management, utilization management, and discharge planning for the Hospital. The Assistant Director will help assess and evaluate the care/services rendered, staffing levels, competency and educational needs of the case management staff and effectively coordinates and controls resources. The Assistant Director provides consultation and education to facility leadership, clinical and financial personnel, the Board of Trustees, and medical staff members related to case management including utilization management and discharge planning practices. The Assistant Director participates in the annual review of the Case Management/Utilization Management Plan of the hospital.
Current and valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of New Jersey
BSN required, MSN preferred
Certification in Case Management required within 1 year of hire.
Two years recent experience in Case Management/UR/Discharge Planning required.
Working knowledge of healthcare reimbursement systems required.
A minimum of 2 years supervisory experience is required.
Excellent knowledge related to application of medical necessity criteria
Microsoft Office skills, word, excel, power point, and others
Expert knowledge of regulations regarding utilization review, discharge planning, auditing, scopes of practice for case management and social work.
Excellent interpersonal communication and negotiation skills.