RN Director of Renal Disease Management

Location: Phoenix, AZ
Date Posted: 06-29-2018
RN Director of Renal Disease Management - Managed Care
Phoenix, AZ
Your Job Summary:
The Director of Renal Disease Management provides clinical leadership for specific Health Care Services programs by serving as an educator, role model, member advocate, and change agent to enhance member care and staff competency.  The Director collaborates with other departments (including Clinical Staff, Administration, Directors, Managers, and others), to evaluate and coordinate activities and programs in support of delivery of patient care.  The Director oversees daily team operations and provides strong leadership through training, coaching, teaching, and managing assigned teams and departments, including Complex and Ambulatory Case Management, Care Coordination, Special Programs, and Disease Management. 
Your Background
Valid, unrestricted state Registered Nurse (R.N.) license and Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or related field.
At least 4-5 years clinical nursing experience at an acute care hospital.
Around 3-5 years Disease Management, Case Management, or Health Coach experience; Certified Case Manager (CCM) is highly preferred.
Prefer 5 or more years of complex case management experience, ideally with a mix of provider and health plan settings.
Requires 2-3 years of experience working in a complex healthcare organization with a multidisciplinary staff in multiple offices, including a partially remote workforce. 
At least 5-7 years managerial experience and leadership of a staff, including managing a remote telephonic workforce.
Ability to analyze and integrate information and make sound decisions based upon established guidelines.
Resourcefulness as demonstrated by the effective application of professional knowledge to new situations. Possess planning, organizing, conflict resolution, negotiating and interpersonal skills.
Experience in training / teaching staffs to meet operational requirements and goals.
Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to interact with all levels of internal and external contacts.
Must be able to prioritize, plan, and handle multiple tasks/demands simultaneously.
Your Duties:
Provides clinical guidance and supervision to all case management and disease management programs, based on accepted principles of nursing, social work, gerontology, geriatrics and case management practice.  Provides clinical perspective and best practices to staff through one-on-one coaching, group interaction at IDTs, in-service training, and other team meetings. 
Manages a staff of nurses and administrators, and monitors department activities to evaluate the productivity and quality of programs and processes in order to identify potential improvements and to ensure maximum performance.  Develops, manages and participates in departmental projects, workflow processes, policies and procedures in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.  Ensures availability of specialized expertise to HCS programs by identifying case management needs and identifying and training subject matter experts.  Develops and maintains professional networks and individual relationships with hospitals, physicians, and other providers in order to promote continuity and quality of care.  Collaborates with staff and leadership to develop and implement systems that support operations and business goals within identified areas of responsibility.  Maintains professional and clinical relationships with Medical Directors, AMDs, UM Director, and the Director of Healthcare Delivery; regularly discussing any concerns regarding utilization of services or complicated cases.  Uses a collaborative approach with the case management team in order to revise, develop, and implement cost savings methodologies and interventions.  Facilitates communication with providers to ensure continuity of care and coordination between multiple specialists, providers, and vendors. Enhances clinical quality of networked medical groups and their attendance to SNP requirements by training medical group staffs upon request. 
Recommends and participates in departmental policy and procedure development; and participates in internal and external committee meetings, such as the Quality Assurance Committee and the Joint Operating Committee.  Acts as a resource and provides expert clinical opinions to all areas within the organization.  The Director will ensure that policies and procedures are developed and enforced in alignment with the standards of patient care and regulatory bodies and that the core components of the case management process are followed.
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