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Director, Care Management

Adventist Health Ukiah Valley Medical Center | Ukiah, California 95482

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: September 21, 2019
Opportunity Code: 24336

Summary

Impact healthcare and compliance for two hospitals as the Director, Care Management near California’s popular Wine Country


The Position

  • The Director, Care Management is responsible for employees, performance, budgets, reporting, education and general care management activities for Ukiah Valley and Howard Memorial
  • Focus on staff development and succession planning, providing educational and professional growth opportunities within care management
  • Goals include decreasing length of stay, implementing multidisciplinary rounds and standardizing processes
  • Serve as the subject matter expert regarding changes in Medicare regulations and communicate updates to physicians, staff and others as needed
  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, regulatory agencies, the local community and contracts
  • 5+ years’ experience overseeing case management, care coordination, utilization review, discharge planning, social work and similar areas preferred
  • Must be a Registered Nurse or Licensed Social Worker


The Organization

  • Ukiah Valley Medical Center is a 70-bed, not-for-profit, acute care facility located in Mendocino County of Ukiah, California
  • The organization consists of 20 clinics and sixty health care providers that serve the surrounding communities of nearly 30,000 residents
  • Ukiah Valley Medical Center is a Level IV-designated trauma center and maintains a Level II Intensive Care Nursery unit
  • Ukiah Valley is a Joint Commission accredited facility and a member of Adventist Health, a faith-based, integrated health system reaching patients throughout California, Oregon and Washington state
  • The organization earned an 'A' score from Leapfrog for the Ukiah location
  • Adventist Health Howard Memorial Hospital is two years into its journey to become a Planteree Designated Hospital, focusing on healing and nurturing the body, mind and spirit


The Community

  • Ukiah is a small valley town popular with grape growers and art enthusiasts
  • Residents enjoy an abundance of lakes with boating access and warm weather nearly year-round, much like the rest of California
  • Ukiah is ideal for those seeking a slow pace of life, where you can soak in natural beauty and mountain views
  • Ukiah is located two hours from Napa Valley and only three hours from Sacramento


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