Cookeville Regional Medical Center is seeking a full-time Director of Case Management/Social Services.
With a central focus on census management, patient care outcomes and key care indicators the Director oversees the interdisciplinary plan of care and the discharge planning process to ensure the effectiveness and appropriateness of services. The person will be a patient and family advocate to ensure that services are delivered to meet the needs of patients and families and that the utilization of resources is appropriate. The Director of Case Management is responsible for the oversight of the Utilization Review and Social Services. The Director will collaborate with all disciplines including staff, payers, system partners, vendors and community agencies to promote and ensure that the proper quality of care is provided and outcomes are achieved in a timely and cost-effective manner. Utilizes an interdisciplinary process to assess, plan and provide patient care for specific diagnoses from pre-admission through aftercare. The Director assists in organizing internal processes and systems to prevent avoidable hospital days. The Director will promote appropriate post-hospital utilization of resources, adequate education of patients and hospital staff, and decreased incidence of re-admissions.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing • Current Tennessee RN license required • 3-5 years of experience as Director of Case Management/UR/Social Services in a hospital setting required • Case Management certification [CCM or ACM] not required but preferred
Internal Number: 100219
About Cookeville Regional Medical Center
Serving the area since 1950, Cookeville Regional has grown to be the region’s health care provider of choice and is the flagship hospital for the Cookeville Regional Health System that also includes Cookeville Regional Medical Group. Cookeville Regional Medical Center is a progressive 247-bed regional referral center serving more than 350,000 residents in the Upper Cumberland region of middle Tennessee. With over 200 physicians in 40 different medical and surgical specialties, Cookeville Regional offers patients here the same kind of care that they could expect in a larger metropolitan area including specialty care such as cardiology, electrophysiology, cardiac and thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, pulmonology, cancer treatment, orthopedics, physical rehabilitation and neurosurgery. The Medical Center’s Rehabilitation Center is located within a block of the hospital and includes both outpatient services and a 20-bed inpatient unit. CRMC also houses a 32-bed behavioral health hospital operated by Ten Broeck Tennessee.
Named one of the 100 Great Community Hospitals by Becker’s Hospital Review two years in a row and most recently one of the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by T...ruven Health Analytics in 2017, CRMC is accredited by the Joint Commission including specialty certification for Sepsis Treatment and Hip Fracture Repair.
In addition, CRMC boasts the following achievements:
• Ranked number one in Patient Safety in the State of Tennessee
• Accredited cancer program by the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer
• Region’s only accredited chest pain center with PCI by the American College of Cardiology Accreditation Services
• Region’s only accredited comprehensive breast program by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)
• Accredited comprehensive bariatric surgery program by the American College of Surgeons
Cookeville is located centrally on the Cumberland Plateau between Knoxville, Nashville and Chattanooga in Putnam County. We boast two area recreational lakes, Center Hill and Dale Hollow as well as numerous golf courses for the amateurs and the pros. With low crime rate, low property taxes, no state income taxes and an area full of friendly caring people, Cookeville is one of the best places in the country to live and raise a family. Putnam County offers the best in educational opportunities including quality K-12, Nashville State and Tennessee Technological University.