Interested in a career with Kindred Hospitals – a place where you can put your heart into and make a real difference in our patient’s lives.
Come and grow your career with Kindred Hospitals, a division of Kindred Healthcare. Our culture of caring for our patients and residents begin with our core values – our employees. We are committed to fostering professional growth and dedicated healthcare teams that make us the provider of choice. We embrace a diverse workforce and understand that hiring outstanding people is the key to providing quality care – and quality care is what we do every day! Join us!
Case Manager job will coordinates 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.
Education: Appropriate minimum degree for preferred licensure or certification or commensurate experience in a related healthcare field.
Licenses/Certification: Healthcare professional licensure preferred 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.
Experience: Three years clinical experience. Prefer experience in Case Management, Quality Management, Utilization Review, or discharge planning