Director Case Management, Registered Nurse (RN)

  • HCA
  • Fort Pierce, FL, USA
  • Apr 25, 2018

Job Description

Job Code: 00102-8045


No Weekends

Director Case Management
Lawnwood Regional Medical Center
Ft. Pierce, FL

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center Fort Pierce, FL

Facility Description:

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute is a 380-bed acute-care hospital offering a full range of services. Lawnwood is home to the most experienced Heart Institute on the Treasure Coast and offers diagnostic, interventional and therapeutic care, including open-heart surgery. Other hospital services include a 24/7 emergency department, pediatric emergency department, labor/delivery and birthing, pediatrics, orthopedics, oncology, nuclear medicine, diagnostic services, and a full range of inpatient and outpatient general surgical services. Lawnwood provides the area’s only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Level II Trauma Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Comprehensive Stroke Center.

Lawnwood is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated as Certified Primary Stroke Center. Lawnwood’s Physical Rehabilitation Center is CARF accredited and, for 11 years in a row, the hospital is a Five-Star Recipient for the Treatment of Heart Attack by Healthgrades. At Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute, patients come first â€" no matter what!

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center 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 required
  • 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: 04/16/2018