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KINDRED REHAB SERVICES INC Case Manager in MADISON, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Description 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. The Case Manager 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. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Assists with departmental specific performance improvement initiatives collecting and reporting data as requested by supervisor. As appropriate, consults other departmental staff to collaborate in patient care delivery, identify barriers to care and or discharge and develops solutions/resolution. Completes documentation per workflow timeline and content requirements including completion of the Individual Plan of Care (IPoC) per CMS guidelines. Schedules family conferences and/or communicates with caregiver following each team conference and more often as needed to keep patient and designated caregiver informed of progress and provides appropriate information related to goal achievement, course of rehabilitation stay, and plans for discharge. Coordinates weekly patient... For full info follow application link. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Drug Free Workplace ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: ipc.us/t/1F03E19C35B34ACB

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