Case Manager - per diem

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Per Diem
2010 Brookwood Medical Center Drive
Birmingham, AL 35209-6804
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Job Description

Select Specialty/Regency Hospital

 Case Manager - per diem

 

Who we are:

At Select Specialty/Regency Hospitals, a division of Select Medical, we care for chronically and critically ill or post-ICU patients who require extended hospital care. Select Medical employs over 48,000 people across the country and provides quality care to approximately 70,000 patients each and every day across our four divisions.

Our mission is to provide an exceptional patient care experience that promotes healing and recovery in a compassionate environment. Each employee plays a vital role in doing that by living our cultural behaviors - celebrating success, owning the future, being patient-centered, creating change, thinking first and building trust.

Are you resourceful in overcoming obstacles? Are you a results-oriented team player? If you answered 'yes', consider an opportunity with us!

Responsibilities

Your responsibilities:

We are looking for valued employees who will be Champions of the Select Medical Way, which includes putting the patient first, helping to improve quality of life for the community in which you live and work, continuing to develop and explore new ideas, providing high-quality care and doing well by doing what is right.

The Case Manager is responsible for utilization review and resource management, discharge planning, treatment plan management and financial management, while also completing medical record documentation. You report directly to the CEO or Director of Case Management and provide social work services, as necessary, per state guidelines.  

  • Develops and implements a patient specific, safe and timely discharge plan.
  • Performs verification of utilization criteria reviews.
  • Builds relationships and coordinate with payor sources to assure proper reimbursement for hospital provided services, promote costs attentive care via focus on resource management within the plan of care.
  • Demonstrates compliance with facility-wide Utilization Management policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates UR compliance with Quality Management to assure all licensure and accrediting requirements are fulfilled.
  • Maintains fiscal responsibilities. Assures the department is identifying and negotiating the fullest possible reimbursement to maximize insurance benefit coverage for the patient. Reviews insurance verification forms to minimize risk.
  • Facilitates multi-disciplinary team meetings including physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists and rehabilitation therapists.

Qualifications

How you will be successful in this environment:

We are seeking results-driven team players. Qualified candidates must be passionate about providing superior quality in all that they do.

  • Registered Nurse (RN), Licensed Social Worker (SW), Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
  • Passion for providing superior quality of care and excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Adequate experience in an acute medical case management setting and confidence to manage and direct a plan of care for chronically critically ill populations
  • Availability to work on an "as needed" basis - shifts would be scheduled on weekdays, Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm

Additional Data

We'd love for you to join the team!

Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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