Director of Case Management Tullahoma Harton Hospital
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Internal Number: 2211712
Director of Case Management - Tullahoma Harton Hospital
Provides leadership for the coordination of services through the continuum of care and direction.
Integrating the service into the organization's primary functions
Coordinating and integrating interdepartmental and intradepartmental services
Developing and implementing policies and procedures that guide and support the provisions of services
Recommending a sufficient number of qualified and competent persons to provide care, including treatment; ensures that the unit remains within the budget
The determination of the qualifications and competence of department personnel who provide patient care services and who are not licensed independent practitioners
Continuously assessing and improving the performance of care and services provided
Maintaining quality control programs as appropriate
Orienting and providing in-service training and continuing education of all persons in the department
Recommending space and other resources needed by the department, and participating in the selection of sources for needed services not provided by the department or organization
Establishing yearly goals and objectives for assigned units, reviewing each on a quarterly basis;
Conducting unit conferences to clarify goals and objectives and evaluating progress towards achieving them
Establishing par levels for all supplies needed on patient units, including maintaining communication with other departments; conducts periodic meetings with other departments to review and revise supply systems
Interviewing and recommending hiring potential patient care services employees
Identifying employee related problems; initiating and documenting appropriate performance management
Promoting positive customer service
Has authority to reprimand and to recommend termination of employee when appropriate
Assumes advisory role to the In-house Supervisor in identifying and resolving clinically related situations or problems
Together with appropriate charge nurse, completes written evaluation including initial, annual, and other performance reviews
Ensures that required records for all Patient Care Services personnel assigned to unit (copies of professional licensure, CPT certificates, etc.) are current and filed in Education and Human Resources;
Is responsible for establishing and maintaining yearly budget for all units assigned to his/her responsibility
Interprets organization structure, policies, and procedures to staff, patients, visitors and other departmental personnel
Investigates unusual occurrences and determines action required to prevent further incidents
Established performance improvement program for assigned unit(s) in conjunction with Performance Improvement Committee
Acts as role model for shift managers, other Patient Care Services personnel, and student nurses on assigned units
Coordinates and/or participates in Performance Improvement Teams as necessary
Arranges and coordinates designated committee meetings according to hospital policy
Demonstrates knowledge of biopsychosocial aspects of human behavior ranging from infancy to geriatrics, according to scope of department
Ensures that the educational needs of all patients are met
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Our 135-bed facility is accredited by The Joint Commission and features an accredited Chest Pain Center.
Acquired by Vanderbilt Health in 2021, the hospital has served Tullahoma, Coffee County, and surrounding counties for more than 50 years. With more than 100 doctors and 500 hospital staff, Vanderbilt Tullahoma-Harton Hospital delivers personalized, high-quality health care close to home, offering a comprehensive range of services in a modern, patient-friendly environment
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