What makes Kindred Healthcare a great place to work? Our people, of course! Our clinicians answer this special calling because they have a fundamental, internal drive to directly help people. In return, we serve, develop and respect our employees in environments created to optimize their job effectiveness, experience, and satisfaction. This is who we are.
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 Case Manager / CM you will :
Coordinate management of care for a specified patient population in a single hospital.
Follows patients throughout the continuum 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.
As a Case Manager / CM you will have:
Appropriate minimum degree for preferred licensure or certification or commensurate experience in a related healthcare field.
Healthcare professional licensure required as Registered Nurse, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Social Worker (LSW).
Appropriate certification in Case Management preferred; for example, Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC); Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) certification.
Five years of experience in an acute care Medical/Surgical and/or ICU/CCU setting.
Job : Case Mgmt/MDS Primary Location : TX-Houston-Kindred Hospital-Houston Med Ctr Organization : 4685 - Kindred Hospital-Houston Med Ctr Shift : Day