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Ascension Health Mgr-Case Management in Austin, Texas

We Are Hiring

Ideal candidate will be a Case Mgr RN or Social Worker LMSW or LCSW with a proven track record leading direct reports. The span of control will be over 16-19 direct reports covering 6 in patient hospital units and the emergency room department. Ideal candidate will be self driven, motivated, able to work autonomously advocating for the team and the patients being supported. Creative leadership with the ability to think out of the box is imperative to be successful in this role. Strongly prefer in hospital experience 1-3 years.

What You Will Do

Manage assigned case managers, related activities and workflow to ensure effective and efficient patient care.

  • Manage professional and clerical associates who work in case management, as well as tracking of the post-acute period and provision of disease management, and contracting with internal and external resources.

  • Communicate with administration and medical staff in matters related to appropriateness of hospital admissions, discharge planning, and length of stay.

  • Serve as content specialist for staff in the areas of utilization criteria, appeal and review process, and case management system documentation.

  • Develop staff schedule and revise assignments daily to assure optimal unit coverage and distribution of workload within staffing standards. Cover on units as needed and serve as a resource for complex case management issues.

What You Will Need

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Case Manager RN preferred.

  • Counselor preferred.

  • Social Worker preferred/LCSW or LMSW.

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.

Work Experience:

  • 3 years of experience required.

  • 1 year of leadership or management experience required.

Additional Preferences

Why Join Our Team

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension Seton is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster SupplementPlease note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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