UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital is a free-standing, 50-bed acute inpatient rehabilitation facility located on the east side of Madison, Wisconsin. Our rehabilitation hospital opened in September 2015 and offers specialized programs for people who have experienced stroke, brain and spinal-cord injuries, amputations, complex orthopedic injuries and other conditions requiring inpatient rehabilitative services. Our goal is to help patients achieve their highest level of recovery with a goal of returning home as soon as able. The UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital is a partnership between UW Health, Unity Point Meriter and Kindred Healthcare.
Coordinates management of care and ensures optimum utilization of resources, service delivery and compliance with external review agencies. Provides ongoing support and expertise through comprehensive assessment, care planning, plan implementation and overall evaluation of individual patient needs. Enhances the quality of patient management and satisfaction, to promote continuity of care and cost effectiveness through the integration of functions of case management, utilization review and management and discharge planning.
Provides ongoing support and expertise through comprehensive assessment, care coordination, plan implementation and overall evaluation of individual patient needs while ensuring patient preferences.
Serves as a patient advocate through resource utilization, discharge planning and addressing the holistic needs of the patient.
The Case Manager (CM) is responsible for providing care coordination including needs assessment and identification of care options, communication with patients and families in an interdisciplinary environment consistent with the position's qualifications, professional practices and ethical standards. The CM gathers and manages patient data related to case management, care planning, and QI analysis. The CM shall be accountable for carrying out all responsibilities in accordance with Kindred Healthcare CORE values.
Current Registered Nurse or Social Work licensure or Masters or Bachelors in Social Work as required in the state where the hospital is located.
Minimum of 2 years social work or case management experience in an inpatient setting required; acute/rehabilitation hospital experience 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 : WI-Madison-CHC Payroll - Madison Rehab Hospital Organization : 6783 - CHC Payroll - Madison Rehab Hospital Shift : Day