Provide overall program direction and leadership for hospital case management program and patient placement activities. Case management (CM) encompasses such functions as social work, discharge planning, third party utilization management compliance, utilization management and care coordination. Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, and manage a comprehensive social work and case management program and other related programs that are consistent with Cedars Sinai's mission, social work code of ethics, case/utilization management standards, CSMC patient care standards, and requirements of regulatory agencies. Ensure timely and appropriate assignment of patients to inpatient units. Facilitate best practices related to efficient patient flow and appropriate discharge planning. Ensure identification of Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) through coordinated and deliberate management of a triad CM model.
Educational Requirements: Master's Degree in Social Work, Public Health or related field required. Doctorate Degree preferred.
License/Certification Requirements: RN State License.
Experience: 10 years of experience in acute care environment in a complex tertiary, quaternary academic facility.
Working Title: Executive Director, Case Management
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.