ANNOUNCEMENT OF Professional Vacancy

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK ·DOWNSTATE MEDICAL CENTER  
450 CLARKSON AVENUE, BOX 1194, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11203
Department: CARE MANAGEMENT Job Title: TH ASSOCIATE ADMINISTRATOR
Professional  Rank: MP-3 Descriptive Title: DIRECTOR OF CARE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $74,648.00-$168,352.00 Line Number: Line# 51467
Additional Position Information: Hours of work: 9:00AM- 5:00PM; Days of week: Mon-Fri; Hours per week: 37.5. THIS POSITION HAS BEEN REVISED.
Brief Description of Duties:
Reporting to the Chief Nursing Officer, the Director of Care Management provides leadership and organizational oversight to the Integrated Department of Care Management. The position plans, directs, implements and monitors hospital-wide efforts to ensure appropriate level as of care and psychosocial interventions while serving as a liaison for the hospital with medical staff, hospital departments and services, regulatory and extra review agencies, third party payers, financial services and community health and welfare services and community health and welfare services. Coordinates programs among department and services that assess the appropriateness of care, appropriateness of admissions and continued hospitalizations, monitors length of stay, observation status utilization, delays in discharges or care, case mix index and other reimbursement/financial indicators in order to recommendation and implement hospital-wide improvement strategies. The Director also assists in patient facilitation through participation in daily bed management meetings and implementation of multi-disciplinary activities to improve quality of care. Participates in the development of effective hospital-wide Care Management strategies, ensuring compliance with external accrediting agencies and patient care review requirements including but not limited to JCAHO and IPRO. Ensures compliance regarding resource allocation, discharge planning and social work intervention processes in accordance with regulatory agencies including but not limited to DOH, TJC, CMS, IPRO, OMH and other local bodies of authority, and acts as a liaison for the same. Supervises the integration of the activities of the departments assigned so the objectives of the Care Management programs are accomplished. Provides mechanism for discharge planning via hospital-wide implementation of Care Management plan and updates high risk screening on an ongoing basis in order to capture the needs of the community. Accountable for achieving Hospital LOS targets and 30 days re-admission rates. Tracks and analyzes data generated through internal and external sources. Coordinates and participates in special multi-disciplinary projects with appropriate hospital staff. Collaborates with hospital administration in identifying areas of concern and improvement. Acts as a resource person for all hospital employees and medical staff regarding Care Management. Participates as a member of the multi-disciplinary team to accomplish DSRIP goals. Maintains up-to-date department operations policies and procedures. Demonstrates leadership skills for all personnel within departments including assessing potential problem or risks and addressing them. Supports and provides clear direction and priorities for staff within department to ensure high departmental productivity and functionality.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION
All successful candidates must undergo various background checks, maintain credentials required for continued employment and adhere to the SUNY-DMC UHB Principles of Behavior.   Clinical Faculty and Allied Health professionals must receive and maintain Medical Board authorization.
Qualifications:
REQUIRED: PRI Certification and Case Management Certification with minimum three (3) years in Case Management and discharge planning; Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years acute hospital care. Previous experience as Director of Care Management within a hospital setting. Knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid and Managed Care standards, requirements systems and benefits administration. Experience with recognized best practices to achieve LOS and 30 days re-admission. PREFERRED: Bachelor's degree in Nursing and NYS RN license. Graduate degree in Business or healthcare field.
Posting ID: 14454 Ref #: M/C-51467-17
Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume along with a cover letter to ==>
Please include: Job Title( TH ASSOCIATE ADMINISTRATOR ), Line( 51467 ) and PostingID( 14454 )
M.S.C.  1194
450 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11203  ( email: Employment Office )

Closing date for Receipt of application: Open Until Filled

SUNY Downstate Medical Center offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familiar status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or criminal conviction.