Manager of Case Management

Manager of Case Management
Position Summary\: This position supports the mission of The Medical Center of Aurora and Centennial Medical Plaza of optimizing the quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical care to meet the needs of the whole person. The Unit Manager is an RN who demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to his or her patients and to provide direction and supervisions to other staff caring for patients in his or her patient care department/unit. Unit Manager reviews patient care daily, visits patients regularly, making suggestions to improve care and becomes involved in the care of selected patients. The Unit Manager organizes, coordinates, and facilitates patient care on her/his department/unit during all operating hours. The Unit Manager performs delegated management duties, assigned by the Patient Care Director, which are consistent with her/his scope of nursing practice and competence. The Unit Manager demonstrates an understanding of the budget process and staffing plan, implementing cost-effective strategies in staffing and supply management decisions. She/he participates in the interviewing, monitoring, coaching, evaluating and disciplining process. The Unit Manager supports the mission, vision, and values, goals and objectives of TMCA/CMP and the HealthONE organization.
The scope and complexity of the Unit Manager position will vary based on the number of beds/visits/procedures in the department, acuity of patients, FTEs supervised, number of different medical staff and medical staff services involved, "normal working hours" responsibility or 24/7 responsibility, the activity level of admissions, discharges and transfers per day, and the education resources available.
The Medical Center of Aurora and Centennial Medical Plaza our core values to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community. The intent of these values is to assure that TMCA/CMP creates the environment where individuals choose to work, and that patient care services are of the highest quality.
Position Requirements\:
A. Licensure/Certification/Registration\: Current licensure in the state of Colorado as a Registered Nurse. Current BLS certification. Other specialty certifications as required by Unit.
B. Education\: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BSN or progress toward BSN with anticipated graduation within two years required.
C. Experience\: At least two years acute care/specialty nursing is desirable in area of specialty. At least one year previous experience in charge/supervisory or management position.
D. Special Qualifications\: Demonstrates good organizational skills. Provides safe and appropriate care within the Standards of Nursing practice at The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Center. Demonstrates superior critical thinking skills and displays leadership and problem solving skills. Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers. Able to articulate and demonstrate knowledge of nursing theory and practice.
Degree of supervision required\: Involves general guidance and direction by the Patient Care Director. Employee will be expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.

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