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Lead Case Manager, RN (fulltime)

Westminster, California
Job ID: 389999
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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.

Success Profile

What do you need to be a successful Case Manager at Kindred? Here are the top traits we’re looking for:

  • Collaborative
  • Multi-tasker
  • Problem-solver
  • Organized
  • Responsible
  • Achiever

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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.

– Sarah, Case Manager, Kindred Hospital Clear Lake

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Benefits

  • 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

    We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

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

  • Scheduling

    No weekends or holidays.

Job Details


Description

Kindred Transitional Care Hospitals has a career opportunity for you as a Lead Case Manager! As a division of Kindred Healthcare, we play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients who require acute care and rehabilitation over an extended period.
Your career growth begins when you join an interdisciplinary team, where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients and residents. Opportunities through our development programs, training seminars and university partnerships, not only allow for continual career growth but emphasize our commitment to investing in our employees and developing future healthcare leaders.
The goal of our team is to deliver intensive, multidisciplinary care and transition patients’ home or to a lower level of care as quickly and safely as possible. Each employee’s dedication is essential to meet and exceed the needs of each patient, resident and family we serve. Kindred welcomes you to join our team and build a career that touches lives.
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.


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Qualifications

Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in clinical area preferred. 
  • Two years’ Case Management experience in a hospital setting. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Basic computer skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Office, word-processing and spreadsheet software.  Knowledge of accreditation standards and compliance requirements. 
  • Knowledge of government and non -government payor practices, regulations, standards and reimbursement. 
Licensure/Certification Requirements: 
  • 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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