Job Description

At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary - CORRECTIONAL HEALTH

The Manager of Case Management (MCM) is accountable for the operational management of an assigned area for assisting the Director of Case Management with human resource, quality, and financial management of assigned area. The MCM oversees implementation of case management functions in assigned area. The MCM serves as a clinical leader and resource in case management. This manager assists the director with the implementation of plans and policies, and adherence to standards. The MCM assists with evaluation and reports relevant to achievement of goals. The MCM provides oversight to ensure area staff utilization patterns are congruent to standards. The MCM has the authority to make operational and human resource decisions relevant to his or her assigned area as long as decisions are consistent with Harris Health policies, standards, and other approved guidelines.

The MCM is responsible for facilitating an environment that supports professional practice and empowers staff to provide safe, effective, compassionate, and efficient care in collaboration with all health care disciplines. The MCM ensures compliance with standards established by professional organizations; national, state, and local regulatory agencies; and institutional policies and procedures. The MCM is accountable for practice that upholds high standards of integrity and ethical behavior. The MCM mentors others, role models professionalism, and participation in activities such as professional organizations.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:
Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing with a Bachelors degree in Nursing required. Masters degree in Nursing or related field is preferred.

(OR)

Graduation from an accredited school of Social Work with a Masters degree in Social Work.

License & Certification:
Licensed to practice nursing in the State of Texas.
elated specialty certification required within two years of employment.
OR
Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) - minimum
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - preferred
Related specialty certification required within two years of employment.

Work Experience: Three (3) years of work experience in clinical case management.

Management/Experience: Two (2) years related management/leadership experience is required.

Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact); Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking); Writing /Composing: Correspondence / Reports

Proficiencies: MS Word, P.C.

Job Attributes

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: Analytical, Design, Medical Terms, Statistical

Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible, Travel, On Call

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