Coordinates management of care for a specified patient population; 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.
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
Approximate percent of time required to travel:
Job:Case Mgmt/MDSPrimary Location:IL-Chicago-Midwest District Office FinanceOrganization:4294 - Midwest District Office FinanceShift:Day