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Who are you? To succeed in our high-energy, high-reward environment, our clinicians provide compassionate critical care and deliver exceptional patient experiences , meaningful outcomes, and bonds for life.
As our most acute level of care, Kindred's transitional care hospitals offer the same critical care patients receive in a traditional hospital or intensive care unit , but for an extended recovery period. Our clinicians play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients .
As a LeadCase Manager you will:
Provide leadership for the case management team and oversee the hospital Case Management Department's daily activities.
Coordinates the integration of Social Services/Case Management functions into the patient care, discharge, and home care planning processes with other hospital departments, external service organizations, agencies, and health care facilities.
Conducts concurrent medical record review using specific indicators and criteria as approved by Medical Staff, JCAHO, CMS, and other State agencies.
Acts as a patient advocate, investigate, and report adverse occurrences, perform staff education related to resource utilization, discharge planning and psychosocial aspects of healthcare delivery.
As a Lead Case Manager you will have:
Bachelor's degree in clinical area preferred.
Two years' Case Management experience in a hospital setting.
Knowledge of government and non -government payor practices, regulations, standards and reimbursement.
Healthcare professional licensure required; that is, as Registered Nurse, Respiratory Therapist, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker.
Appropriate certification in Case Management preferred; for example, Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC); Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) certification.
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Job : Case Mgmt/MDS Primary Location : TX-San Antonio-Kindred Hospital - San Antonio Organization : 4635 - Kindred Hospital - San Antonio Shift : Day