At ChristianaCare, we serve as our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value. Supporting this mission we are adding an innovative Vice President, Care Management & Social Work leader to our team. This individual will direct the strategic operations of all case management and social work functions and staff, including compliance with regulatory standards, conditions of participation, facilitation of care, discharge planning, case coordination and front-line quality and performance improvement initiatives.
If you are seeking a role where strategic thinking and performance improvement is valued this is the career you have been searching for!
Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.
Two retirement planning offerings, including 403(b) with company contributions
Generous paid time off with annual roll-over and opportunities to cash out
12 week paid parental leave
Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides leadership in achieving organizational goals related to reducing length of stay, excess days and readmissions.
Maintains positive relationships and collaborates with external stakeholders in order to maximize outcomes and regulatory compliance
Promotes a professional practice environment that fosters teamwork and collaboration among team members. Ensures staff growth and development through mentoring programs and identifying and addressing gaps in competencies
Identifies areas of potential compliance risk and develops strategies to mitigate risk in collaboration with the Compliance Officer and staff
Develops the processes, policies, and procedures impacting all daily operations of case management and social work at assigned locations
Develops systems and processes to effectively manage collaborative relationships with internal stakeholders and external post-acute providers
Prepares and reviews annual performance appraisals with employees.
Facilitates regulatory focused committees as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing with professional licensure required
Master's degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration, Business, Health Care Delivery Science or related field required
Minimum 10 years of experience in Utilization Management, Case Management, or Clinical Operations required with at least 5 years of progressive leadership experience required.
Certified Case Manager (CCM), Accredited Case Manager (ACM) or equivalent certification preferred
Demonstrated capability in development execution of strategic initiatives
Demonstrated track record of improving care outcomes
Demonstrated capability in setting and delivering program goals
Active Delaware license. CCM, ACM or equivalent certification required within 2 years
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.