Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm, full-time position will work 40 hours per week.
Purpose: Provides Genesis with an efficient and effective process and structure that supports the acceptance and bed assignment of outpatient surgical;/procedural, observation and admitted patients from all portals of entry within defined performance expectations. Key responsibilities include: assures Genesis hospitals' provide high quality, cost effective clinical care to patients; develops and achieves specific annual organizational and departmental goals established relative to clinical efficiency, effectiveness and throughput; implements strategies or programs in conjunction with aligned payers and/or physician practices to support the provision of continuum-based, quality and efficient care to patients; implements evidenced-based initiatives and strategies, such as disease management and/or clinical protocols, pathways, order sets/initiatives; assures compliance with the regulations of all Federal, State, local and other regulatory bodies with jurisdiction over clinical activities; ensures documentation and tracking of the results of clinical activities are in place; continuously monitors the outcomes of hospital-based clinical care activities (in partnership with the medical staff and nursing), to identify opportunities for improvement, and to director performance excellence activities as required to improve the measured outcomes of patient care activities; assures that employees are regularly trained, actively participate in, and are compliant with Utilization, Infection Control, Quality and Risk Management Programs; and assures that hospitals' care coordination activities are effective in achieving reimbursement from third party payers.
Report To: VP
Supervisory Responsibility: Divisional/Multi-Level: The job requires direct responsibility for the management of multiple departments with large numbers of staff assigned to each. The incumbent directly and indirectly supervises multiple directors, managers, assistant managers, and/or supervisors who in turn manage and supervise their areas of responsibility. Incumbent has multiple shift responsibility for staff.
Materials Responsibility: High: Work requires a high degree of responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include large operating or capital budgets for a large functional area, major plants, facilities or properties, or other equivalent material assets. The employee has a large amount of control over these resources. The cost of errors might result in significant financial loss and affect overall corporate results. The difficulty, variety and depth of problems associated with these material resources is moderately complex.
Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Students/Interns/Residents/Outside Instructors, Third Party Payors/Insurance Companies, Outside Agencies/Other Health Care Providers.
Education: Master's Degree
Field Of Study: Nursing
Licensure/Registration: Registered Nurse in Iowa & Illinois
Experience: More than 5 years experience required.
Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a wide variety of people inside or outside the organization. Communications are often extremely difficult or stressful in nature. Contact with others involves highly complex and sensitive topics. The job requires extremely well developed interpersonal skills for dealing with a range of complicated problem situations. The job requires the use of diverse communication techniques.
Working Conditions: There is very limited exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Some undesirable or unpleasant environmental characteristics may occur but the physical environment is generally safe and there is minimal health risk. No safety equipment or unusual precautions are required. The amount of time the employee may experience these minor adverse conditions would be limited to 10% or less of the work day.
Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: Yes