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Social Worker- Inpatient Rehab Hospital

Farmington, New Mexico
Job #: 417543
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Acting as a patient advocate, you will coordinate management of care, providing ongoing support and expertise through comprehensive assessment, care planning, plan implementation, and overall evaluation of individual patient needs. Whereas most companies only focus on one aspect of clinical care, our Case Managers are full cycle, working on the entire spectrum: from care planning to discharge planning. Join us and experience your best self and work growing and advancing in a highly caring, collaborative and fun environment.

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  • Problem-solver
  • Organized
  • Responsible
  • Achiever

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– Sarah, Case Manager, Kindred Hospital Clear Lake

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  • Healthcare

    We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

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  • Community

    Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

  • Benefits & Recognition

    Our goal is to offer valuable compensation and incentive programs that enables us to attract, reward, retain, and motivate highly qualified individuals. Compensation can include bonus plans and recognition for going above & beyond.

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Description

Kindred RehabilitationServices is seeking a full time Social Worker to join our acute rehabilitation team at San Juan Regional Rehabilitation Hospital!

As a Social Worker you will:

  • Work closely with patients, caregivers and the healthcare team to ensure the patient's medical, psychological and social needs are met.
  • Ensure seamless delivery of care between healthcare systems and interface with insurance carriers to facilitate continued coverage/authorization, and authorization for next level of care.
  • Assist the Program Director in assessing internal patients for admission to the Rehab Unit.
  • Have strong rehab experience and possess the skills necessary to develop the case management, social work, and discharge planning service for the Acute Rehabilitation Unit.
  • Maintains up to date knowledge of changes in community resources
  • Stay informed of Medicare regulations regarding acute medical inpatient rehabilitation IRF.
  • Have an excellent understanding of effective interface between patients, families, and medical professionals.
  • Knowledge of CARF standards, Medicare regulations for inpatient acute rehabilitation are helpful.


Qualifications

As a Social Worker you will have:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university
  • If required by state practice laws, current Social Work license (MSW) or eligibility
  • Experience in the provision of Social Service preferred in inpatient medical rehabilitation
  • Social Service related experience in a health care setting desirable, such as acute care and/or rehabilitation
  • Must have clinical experience working with individuals, families and groups.
  • Must have a working knowledge of basic services provided by various health and welfare organizations in the community
  • Current CPR certification, if required by the facility assigned to.
  • Knowledge and skills necessary to provide services appropriate to the age of the residents served. 
  • Computer skills and knowledge of basic computer program
  • Must have strong leadership skills

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