Director - Post Acute Care-17000959 Care Site Description SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization headquartered in Broomfield with facilities located in Colorado, Kansas and Montana. SCL Health operates: 9 hospitals 4 safety net clinics 1 children's mental health treatment center 190+ ambulatory service centers Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritage and mission, and our focus on health care delivery that values person-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winning combination as we bring health—and hope—to our patients. Our ministry is dedicated to improving the health of the communities and individuals we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable. Visit www.sclhealthsystem.org Description The Director of Post-Acute Care is responsible for SCL Health's Post-Acute Care strategy to support value based programs. This includes the planning, development, implementation, and operational oversight of system-wide post-acute care programs aimed at ensuring smooth transitions of care from acute care to ambulatory, reducing re-admissions, ensuring the most appropriate use of post-acute care services, developing a high-performance post-acute care network and lowering the overall costs of care. Develop the SCL Health post-acute care strategy to improve the post-acute coordination and follow-up of patients discharged from SCL Health acute care facilities. Provide leadership and direction to the SCL Health Executive team and care sites in the post-acute care space to prepare for value-based programs including but not limited to: episode bundles, accountable care organizations, MACRA, and CPC+. Design and lead the SCL Health "Home First" initiative. The Home First initiative is a system-wide collaborative comprised of all SCL acute care facilities. The goal of the Home First Initiative is to ensure an evidenced-based approach to the utilization of post-acute care services upon discharge from the hospital. Develop and manage a high-performance post-acute care network of preferred post-acute care providers including skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies, and community partners ensuring compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements. Serve as the executive leader of the Transitions of Care Council, hosting quarterly meetings with post-acute care providers in the Denver Region and lead hospitals in the Montana Region in the development of a Transitions of Care Council. Establish quality and membership criteria for participation in the SCL Health Transitions of Care Council and develop systems for tracking, monitoring and providing feedback to post-acute care partners. In collaboration with key SCL Health Payers, develop effective strategies to manage transitions of care, reduce re-admissions, provide ongoing support to discharged patients and improve coordination among providers. Collaborate with SCL Case Management Directors and post-acute care facilities to develop systems to support high-risk discharges including but not limited to the implementation of a "Plan B" direct admission process to skilled nursing facilities in cases where the patient fails at home. Effectively collaborate with key SCL Health teams including Care Management departments, Care Coordinators, Program Navigators, and the SCL Physician Network to ensure organized systems are in place to support patients following discharge. Participate in the SCL Palliative Care Collaborative, ensure alignment with and identify ways to advance the efforts to support value-based programs. Develop and implement education, information technology, and data to enable effective post-acute care management and monitoring. Qualifications Required: Bachelor's degree in business or healthcare related field of study. 7 or more years of experience working with or in a healthcare setting, management experience in post-acute care Demonstrated history of new program development Experience leading multi-discipl
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•We will be distinguished as the premier person-centered health system and trusted partner.
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