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Division Director Nursing, Care Management
The Division Director of Care Management provides strategic and operational leadership to ensure the provision of high quality, safe healthcare and customer service to patients and families in need of Care Management services. The Division Director will partner with hospital leadership, OHSU Healthcare staff, community members and other stakeholders to identify opportunities for operational success.
The Division Director is responsible for the provision of administrative care management services in support of the teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service missions of the University. Specifically, the Division Director will provide operational development, direction, supervision and administration which includes: Nurse Case Management, Utilization Management, Social Work, Transitional Care, the Partnership Project, and the Transgender Health Program. The Division Director has the primary responsibility for the staff and programs which support patient transitions of care to ensure safe discharges and post-acute care placements. Further, s/he ensures that OHSU meets all regulatory requirements related to patient classification and discharge planning. The Division Director is a resource in the development of and effective use of population management methodologies, value-based reimbursement models, care coordination strategies, transdisciplinary coordination of care efforts, complex case coordination, and effective post-acute care partnerships. S/he is a key stakeholder in advancing OHSU performance regarding length of stay, capacity management and readmission rates. The Division Director works collaboratively with the Clinical Resource Management Committee and the Executive Leadership Team of OHSU Healthcare in the determination and implementation of strategies and tactics for the Care Management Department.
The Division Director manages the Care Management Department on behalf of multiple stakeholders. Accordingly, s/he is accountable to, and takes direction from the Chief Nursing Officer and Executive Leadership Team of OHSU Healthcare.