Director of Care Coordination (RN) - Texas Children's Hospital (Days)

 
Position: Director of Care Coordination (RN) - Texas Children's Hospital (Days)

Job ID: 147540

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Patient & Family Services

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are seeking a Director of Care Coordination — Texas Children’s Hospital- an innovative nurse leader with a passion for care coordination. The successful candidate embraces the future of healthcare and has a proven track record of leading system level projects with a high level of collaboration and expertise. This position will be based at the hospital; however, the Director will partner strategically and intentionally with senior Care Coordination leadership at Texas Children’s Health Plan. If you are a data driven thought leader who wants to be part of transforming care coordination at the nation’s largest children’s hospital, we encourage you to apply!

 

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Responsibilities :

 

 

  • Partners intentionally and strategically with care coordination leadership at the organization, leveraging data to drive decision making, in order to ensure consistent execution of care coordination vision across entities

 

 

  • Responsible for ensuring patient care delivered by the Care Management department is safe, high quality, age appropriate, cost effective and efficient care

 

 

  • Monitors patient satisfaction to align with organizational goals and initiatives

 

 

  • Ensures regulatory compliance is met for all clinical standards of patient care

 

 

  • Advocates for departmental resources necessary to achieve desired clinical outcomes

 

 

  • Establishes, maintains and builds effective working relationships with medical leadership, direct reports and appropriate interdepartmental liaisons to ensure the achievement of identified goals

 

 

  • Provides insight and expertise on development or program initiatives

 

 

  • Promotes ongoing development of staff and creates a work climate that fosters employee participation, satisfaction, and organizational commitment

 

 

  • Creates and implements departmental customer service standards

 

 

  • Actively leads and participates in quality improvement initiatives to enhance patient care and delivery

 

 

  • Ensures accreditation and regulatory requirements are met

 

 

  • Develops robust data management system to provide historical record keeping and predictive analytics

 

 

  • Develops and prioritizes service-based goals that support the organization’s mission, vision, and overall strategic plan

 

 

  • Manages service lines across the system as a whole and collaboratively works together with all hospital campuses toward one shared vision

 

 

  • Provides fiscal management of departmental budget and operations

 

 

  • Oversees operations related to budgeting, staffing, and management of staff, grants, and contracts

 

 

  • Reports financial performance monthly to executive leadership

 

 

 

 

 



Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

 

 

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing, Business, or Healthcare

 

 

  • Registered Nurses from the Texas State Board of Nursing Examiners

 

 

  • 5 years of nursing experience, including 3 years of management/leadership experience

 

 

  • ACM - Cert-Accredited Case Manager from the American Case Management Association or CCM - Cert-Certified Case Manager from the Commission for Case Management Certification strongly preferred 

 

  • Care management or care coordination experience preferred

 

 

 

 



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