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Allina Health

General Information


Job title: Director, Hospital & Emergency Department Care Management (United)
Job location: St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 11/25/13
Job type: Full-Time

Job Classification

Job Category:Director

Job Description

Job description:
Job ID: 442917
Business Unit: United Hospital
Opened: 10/16/2013
Location: United Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Standard Hours: 40.00
Union Position? N
Regular/Temporary: Regular


Allina Health is a not-for-profit system of hospitals, clinics and other health care services with more than 23,500 employees, 5,000 physicians and 2,500 volunteers dedicated to meeting the lifelong health care needs of patients and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Allina is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

United Hospital, located in downtown St. Paul, Minn., is the largest hospital in the Twin Cities east metro area, providing a full range of health care services to 200,000 inpatients and outpatients each year. With 3,400 employees, more than 1,000 physicians and 546 licensed beds, United Hospital has earned a reputation for excellence in patient care and state-of-the-art facilities, including innovative programs such as the John Nasseff Heart Hospital and John Nasseff Neuroscience Institute.

United Hospital is proud to be recognized as an ANCC Magnet Hospital.

An established, award-winning Electronic Medical Record is utilized.


The Director provides programmatic leadership and direction for United hospital and emergency department Care management (including discharge planning) activities in order to meet strategic goals of Allina Health, regulatory, clinical, and contractual objectives for internal and external providers; state and federal agencies; and managed care payers. The Director assists in developing and implementing strategies to integrate clinical care across the continuum for United Hospital patients, to meet hospital and emergency department care management quality, experience and financial goals, and is responsible for operational requirements of managed care and other payer contracts. This position represents hospital care management as part of the care management and integration leadership team.

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing, social work or health care related field.
  • Master's degree required or actively completing graduate studies in a health related field.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:


  • Minimum 10 years of related healthcare experience.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in managing complex, matrixed operations.
  • 3 years care management experience preferably in an integrated healthcare delivery system.
  • Demonstrated track record in leading and delegating a team with accountability and successful achievement of superior patient care, operations and financial results.
  • Demonstrated experience and desire to effectively work with physicians.
  • Experience in strategic planning, program development, finance, and marketing.
  • Ability to lead
  • Energized, enthusiastic, passionate, and engaged leader with strong intellect and creativity.
  • Experience working with key strategic partners and independent physician groups.


  • Medical Terminology
  • Other: Certified Case Manager a plus
  • License Required: Current RN, Social Work or other clinical licensure.


  • Advanced communication skills.
  • Dynamic and empowering leader who possesses a positive attitude that will instill vision for excellence.
  • Skilled developer of relationships and partnerships.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence individuals and groups at all levels in the organization without formal organizational authority.
  • Skilled decision making capability that allows for openness, resolution, and ethical decision making, with high personal integrity; together these attributes create, build and foster trust within and across multiple entities.
  • Passion for patient care and recognized as a positive change agent.
  • Conflict management and resolution skills.
  • Ability to effectively build teams composed of both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to coordinate across business units and matrix of corporate.

RN hires with less than 1 year of RN experience must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing (American Association of Colleges of Nursing or The National League for Nursing) which is inclusive of a clinical rotation in an acute care facility.

Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule
  • Full time position (40 hours per week)
  • Shift: Days
  • No weekends
  • Non-contract

Location/Community Information

With beautiful natural settings along the Mississippi River, St. Paul embodies a large ethnically diverse population with restaurants, cultural entertainment, and shopping venues for everyone. Downtown St. Paul features a number of historic buildings including the State Capitol, the Fitzgerald Theater (home to Garrison Keillor's "A Prairie Home Companion"), the Landmark Center, the St. Paul Hotel, and breathtaking views of the Mississippi River. The city is also home to the Science Museum of MN, the Xcel Energy Center (home of the MN Wild hockey team), and the MN History Center. St. Paul offers many private, alternative, and public school options from elementary through college and a wide array of housing options from old historic homes to new construction. The Twin Cities is consistently ranked near the top of Fortune's list of best cities in the world for work and family. A healthy business climate, opportunities for employment, good transportation, and an entrepreneurial environment are amongst the contributing factors.

  • Located in St. Paul
  • Population = 287,000
  • Service Area = 1,600,000

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine St. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living Magazine Star Tribune

Closing Statement

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EEO / AA

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