Providence Manager, Case Management Social Services in Anchorage, Alaska
Providence is calling a Manager of Case Management Social Services (Case Management and Social Svc, Days, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Oversee daily scheduling and re-alignment of staff to promote adequate coverage of all units, and to decrease and/or eliminate overtime use by personnel.
Manage throughput to decrease and/or eliminate diversion status by effectively intervening to move patients across the continuum of care.
Personnel management: Makes effective recommendations and works collaboratively with TCC Assistant Administrator related to personnel issues and needs of the department that includes: recruitment, retention, hiring, evaluation, performance planning, coaching, counseling, and terminations. Assists TCC Assistant Administrator to seek out or to develop and deploy educational opportunities as relates to licensure requirements and/or overall team growth. Encourages employee professional development as relates to specialty/licensure related field.
Demonstrate financial stewardship by operating within the approved budget for Case Management/Social Services Department with controls on charges, expenses, and monthly variances. Demonstrates an understanding how changing reimbursement issues affect operations. Serves as a role model and sets a clear direction to meet financial goals and objectives.
Build effective teams to improve processes and promote a high quality of care for patients. Promotes case management/social services that recognize age & diversity specific need/issues of customers served including those who are high risk/medically complex patients & those with complex psychosocial needs.
Monitor effectiveness of current processes – consistently seeking opportunities to improve processes and promote efficiency in daily activities of the department.
Report quality and risk issues promptly to TCC Assistant Administrator and appropriate departments. Identifies areas that would benefit from process improvement and/or performance improvement activities. Confers with TCC Assistant Administrator to develop an action plan. Assists in the development of collaborative clinical indicators with physicians and team for measurable outcomes to support and achieve optimal care, excellence and cost effectiveness. Indicators are developed; performance is measured, monitored, reported, and communicated to other team members. Involves team members in development and implementation of action plans.
Assist TCC Assistant Administrator in coordinating the organization of data for review and evaluation by medical and administrative committees to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies and medical staff bylaws.
Utilize professional and technical knowledge and expertise to effectively manage day-to-day operations. Utilizes knowledge and expertise to develop and implement plans for program development, based on customer and stakeholder needs.
Serve on hospital teams/committees as assigned by TCC Assistant Administrator.
Complete Competency Plan for assigned job and department.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW)
Three (3) years clinical social work experience in a case management setting preferred.
Three (3) years general management experience in healthcare with one year management experience in Case Management.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
LCSW for Social Worker candidates. Additional certification in specialty.
Management/supervisory experience to include program development, regulatory compliance, reimbursement/payment issues, hiring and clinical supervision, budgeting and fiscal management, policy development and standard setting.
About Providence Alaska Medical Center
Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.
As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!
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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Clinical Lead Supervisor/Manager
Req ID: 293452