Director Case Management , Registered Nurse (RN)

  • HCA
  • Okeechobee, FL, USA
  • Feb 14, 2018

Job Description

Job Code: 00119-2393


No Weekends

Director Case Management RN
Full Time

Raulerson Hospital
Okeechobee, FL

Facility Description:
For more than 38 years Raulerson Hospital has been providing the rural community of Okeechobee with quality healthcare and a personal touch. Raulerson Hospital is a 100-bed acute care hospital providing a wide range of medical and surgical services for both inpatient and outpatient procedures. It has been said that Raulerson Hospital offers what large hospitals can, but in a smaller setting. Although Raulerson Hospital employs more than 500 staff members, we are always seeking dedicated professionals to join our dynamic healthcare team and become a member of our family. Many of the nursing students, who spend time at Raulerson Hospital during their clinical rotations, choose to join us upon their graduation, because they enjoy the friendly, helpful atmosphere among our staff and patients.

About the area…

Okeechobee is a place that almost immediately feels like home. A unique, small community hospital with state of the art practices, in a down to earth community. Our spot in the Big Lake area of Central Florida affords world-class sports fishing, natural beauty, easygoing lifestyle and friendly people. Just a hop, skip and jump from many of Florida's cities and attractions, Okeechobee is an affordable place to live, a fun place to relax and a great place to thrive.

  • Raulerson Hospital is the sole hospital provider in Okeechobee County
  • Raulerson Hospital has been recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for five years in a row. We are one of only 117 hospitals in the nation to achieve this distinction.

Raulerson Hospital is a member of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!


We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance.

Job Description:

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, this individual provides operational management, overall leadership and strategic planning for the Case Management / Utilization Management department, including pre-admissions review, utilization review, social services, and discharge planning.

Responsibilities include:
  • Overseeing department/program evaluation
  • Prepare and monitor departmental budgets
  • Ensure appropriate utilization of resources, facilities and services by reviewing admissions, duration of stay, professional services rendered for both inpatients and observation patients
  • Develops and implements programs / activities to optimize patient length of stay, assures timely patient through-put and ensures appropriate discharge planning
  • Provides departmental needs assessment; identifies goals, develops and implements action plans in order to achieve objectives
  • Maintains current knowledge of governmental regulations, contractual issues and third party payor requirements - assures departmental compliance of same
  • Oversees provision of direct clinical social services to areas of the Hospital served
  • Identify patient discharge needs and work in collaboration with nurses and physicians in managing patient care need through the organization
  • Supervise staff

  • Must have FL RN License
  • Bachelor's degree strongly preferred
  • 2-3 years of Management experience in Hospital setting strongly preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in Case Management in acute care setting strongly preferred
  • Must have current BLS through American Heart Association

Last Edited: 02/13/2018