permanent

Director of Case Management

Ochsner Medical Center - West Bank | Gretna, Louisiana 70056

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: August 10, 2022
Opportunity Code: 31366

Summary

Seeking a collaborative teambuilder to serve as Director of Case Management for Ochsner Health – West Bank in one of the best cities for culture and recreation, New Orleans, Louisiana.


The Position

  • The Director of Case Management (West Bank) will provide strategic and administrative oversight to the Case Management Department, which includes approximately 20 FTEs and the areas of social work, discharge planning, managed care contracting, and utilization management.
  • Reporting to the system’s Vice President of Case Management, the Director will work collaboratively toward effective employee recruitment, performance assessment, and development, while creating a culture of strong team communication and engagement.
  • Seeking a hands-on, strategic leader to move forward key initiatives and utilize patient care data to ensure quality patient and family outcomes.
  • The ideal candidate will be a strong communicator with the ability to develop staff and drive culture.
  • Must bring 5+ years of case management or utilization management experience, including 3+ years in a supervisory role.
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) required. Certification in Case Management preferred.

The Organization

  • Ochsner Medical Center on the West Bank is a 180-bed general medical and surgical acute care facility, located on the mighty Mississippi River.
  • Each day, Ochsner Medical Center's West Bank campus is opening doors to new West Bank residents and others from the wider region as a critical community resource. Additionally, several established services such as the Family Unit, NICU and Emergency Department are continuing to grow, becoming leaders for the West Bank.
  • Ochsner Medical Center offers comprehensive medical services provided by a multi-disciplinary team, including more than 500 board-certified or board-eligible physicians, a highly-trained nursing staff and other skilled allied-health professionals.
  • As a nationally recognized, top 100 hospital through U.S. News and World Report, Ochsner Medical Center is working to improve patient care, patient outcomes and safety in ways that can be documented and adopted as daily practice. A robust electronic medical record was implemented, which can follow a patient anywhere in the Ochsner System.

The Community

  • As one of Louisiana’s largest national historic register districts, the City of Gretna sits just five miles outside of the heart of New Orleans. It is known for its hometown feel and family-friendly atmosphere with an affordable cost of living.
  • The opening of the Mississippi River Bridge in 1958, and the construction of the Westbank Expressway, changed the urban fabric of Gretna. An essential feature of the new
  • If you’re a massive fan of live jazz, Gretna is a dream. You can take the short trip to New Orleans and come back to Gretna when the night’s over.
  • development was its dedicated ferry landing located directly across the river from St. Mary’s Market, in New Orleans.
  • Often called the Crown Jewel of New Orleans, the French Quarter is one of NOLA’s most historic neighborhoods, featuring night life, and some of the world’s best restaurants.

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