Corporate Director of Care Coordination

DCH Health System | Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: August 20, 2021
Opportunity Code: 28759


High Profile, System-Level Leadership Opportunity in One of the Country’s Best Places to Live!

Corporate Director of Care Coordination

  • The Corporate Director provides system-level strategic leadership and direct oversight for Case Management, Social Work Services, Utilization Review, and Clinical Documentation Improvement across the health system’s three hospitals.
  • Seeking a leader to utilize Lean principles to optimize length of stay, throughput, discharge planning, denials management, readmissions reductions, and transitions of care.
  • As the health system’s Care Coordination expert resource, the Corporate Director provides consultative support and educational development to the system facilities around clinical excellence, care management, and operational efficiencies. Drives the delivery of high-quality patient centered care, in alignment with business and operational goals.
  • Responsible for staffing, financial management, regulatory compliance, continuous improvement, and collaborative partnerships with medical and nursing staff.
  • Must bring relevant multi-site or system-level experience with demonstrated success in achieving target goals.
  • Active licensure as a Registered Nurse required and can work towards obtaining an Alabama or Compact license.
  • Master’s degree required.
  • Certification in Case Management (CCMC or ACM) preferred.

The Organization

  • DCH Health System includes three hospitals and 800+ acute patient care beds, in addition to 122 nursing home beds and nearly 5,000 total employees.
  • DCH Regional Medical Center, the 583-bed flagship hospital, operates specialty units for pediatrics, orthopedics, cancer and cardiology, as well as the region’s most advanced (and busiest) Level II trauma center and ICU.
  • Providing the latest in chemotherapy and radiation therapy, the Lewis and Faye Manderson Cancer Center at DCH Health System is the only cancer center in Alabama to be accredited by the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
  • At Northport Medical Center, one of the three hospital locations, you can find the DCH Rehabilitation Pavilion for patients who suffer neurological or orthopedic disorders and the North Harbor Pavilion, which houses inpatient adult and geriatric psychiatry services.
  • The Long-term Care Facility at Fayette Medical Center has received the highest possible overall rating of five stars in U.S. News & World Report’s sixth annual “Best Nursing Homes” ranking for 2014.

The Community

  • Home to the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa is known as one of the top places to live, offering the excitement of SEC athletics, exposure to major industries, and easy access to both Atlanta and the panhandle beaches.
  • This is an opportunity offering incredible stability for both you and your family in a beautiful, clean southern setting.
  • Tuscaloosa has approximately 182,000 residents, is located along the banks of the Black Warrior River and has appeared in Money magazine’s annual list of the country’s best places to live. The ranking is based on qualities most valued in a place to live as stated by Money magazine subscribers.
  • The area offers many amenities of a larger urban area yet maintains a small-town feel. It is renowned for folk art and the blues, but you can also find one of the great collections of American fine art and attend a symphony performance in a music hall with acoustics that rivals the best anywhere.



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