Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital, a joint venture between Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health and Kindred Healthcare, is the only freestanding inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Lancaster County. Conveniently located off of US Route 30, Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital features 59 private rooms with private bathrooms. Our highly skilled team of nurses and therapists work together to provide a personalized intensive rehabilitation treatment care plan to optimize patient quality outcomes and restore independence.
Your career growth begins when you join an interdisciplinary team, where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients and residents. Opportunities through our development programs, training seminars and university partnerships, not only allow for continual career growth but emphasize our commitment to investing in our employees and developing future healthcare leaders.
The goal of our team is to focus on each patient as an individual to ensure that we are meeting their clinical needs and creating a fun and dynamic healing environment. Each employee's dedication is essential to meet and exceed the needs of each patient, resident and family we serve. Ranked as one of Fortune magazine's "Most Admired Healthcare Company" for 8 years, Kindred welcomes you to join our team and build a career that touches lives.
As the Lead Case Manager , you will:
Provide leadership for the case management team and oversee the hospital Case Management Department's daily activities.
Coordinate the integration of Social Services/Case Management functions into the patient's care plan, and discharge planning processes and communicate as needed with hospital departmental staff, external service organizations and agencies, payers, and health care providers to ensure the patient's care needs are met.
Facilitate team conference to help ensure care coordination throughout the patient's hospital stay and communicates with patient and patient's caregiver(s) as needed to ensure continuity of care, promote caregiver engagement and set expectations of length of stay and anticipated plan for discharge.
Provide ongoing support and expertise through comprehensive assessment, care coordination, plan implementation and overall evaluation of individual patient needs while ensuring patient preferences.
Enhance the quality of patient management and experience, to promote continuity of care and cost effectiveness through the integration of case management functions.
Serve as a patient advocate and performs ongoing staff education related to resource utilization, care coordination, discharge planning and psychosocial aspects of healthcare delivery.
Masters in Social Work.
Certification in Case Management or Rehabilitation preferred; for example, Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCM); Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) certification, American Case Management Association (ACM) or Board Certification in CM by the ANCC eg: RN-BC
Minimum of 2 years social work or case management experience in an inpatient setting highly preferred; acute/rehabilitation hospital experience preferred.
Previous leadership or supervisory experience strongly preferred.
Effective oral and written communication skills in English, additional languages preferred
Basic computer skills in excel, word, outlook, power point, etc. required.
Must have good organizational skills, time management skills and analytical ability in order to interpret information and carry out duties independently
Must be cooperative and have the desire to be a team player.
Must recognize and observe confidentiality principles.
Job : Case Mgmt/MDS Primary Location : PA-Lancaster-Lancaster Rehab Hospital Organization : 4073 - Lancaster Rehab Hospital Shift : Day