Lead Case ManagerLos Angeles, California
Job #: 404892
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.
What do you need to be a successful Case Manager at Kindred? Here are the top traits we’re looking for:
Kindred is a great company where you can continue to grow throughout the entire time you're here. You can even start as a CNA and work your way all the way up into management.
A View of Kindred
We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.
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.
We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.
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.
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 LeadCase Manager you will:
Provide leadership for the case management team and oversee the hospital Case Management Department’s daily activities.
Coordinates the integration of Social Services/Case Management functions into the patient care, discharge, and home care planning processes with other hospital departments, external service organizations, agencies, and health care facilities.
Conducts concurrent medical record review using specific indicators and criteria as approved by Medical Staff, JCAHO, CMS, and other State agencies.
Acts as a patient advocate, investigate, and report adverse occurrences, perform staff education related to resource utilization, discharge planning and psychosocial aspects of healthcare delivery.
As a Lead Case Manager you will have:
- Bachelor’s degree in clinical area preferred.
Two years’ Case Management experience in a hospital setting.
Knowledge of government and non -government payor practices, regulations, standards and reimbursement.
Healthcare professional licensure required; that is, 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.
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