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Case Manager RN/Social Worker


  • Facility: UM Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute
  • Location: Baltimore, MD
  • Department: 1078350-KER: SOCIAL WORK
  • Job Posting Category: Professionals
  • Job ID #: 74062
  • Minimum Education: Registered Nurse or Social Worker (LCSW) req
  • Minimum Experience: Min of 3 years Nursing or SW exp req
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Shift/Schedule: DAY
  • Posted FTE: 1.0
  • Hours of Work: M-F 9a-5p
  • Benefits Eligible: Yes
  • License/Cert Required: Registered Nurse in the State of Maryland is required.
  • Specialty Type: Not Applicable


What You Will Do:

General Summary

Under general supervision of the Manager, Case Management/Social Work, coordinates the clinical and financial plan for patient assignments, performs overall utilization management, resource management, discharge planning, care facilitation, and referral to other levels of care and related duties. Works with the physician and interdisciplinary team to achieve desired quality and financial outcomes. 

Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age, culture, ethnicity, and specific individual diagnostic needs of the patients served in his/her department.  He/she must be able to assess and interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s specific needs and provide the care needed by the patient group (pediatric, adolescents and/or geriatric patient group, culture and diagnostic specific).

Consistently expresses and demonstrates compassion and courtesy for patients.  Extends courtesy and support to patient's families/visitors.

Principal Responsibilities and Tasks


The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this classification.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.

 

  1. Technical Domain-Documentation: Accurately and concisely records interactions along the continuum from admission to discharge:  meets case management documentation standards.
  2. Technical Domain-Documentation:  Submits complete and accurate reports of tracking activities within established time-frame and format.
  3. Critical Thinking Domain-Discharge Planning:  Demonstrates creative and resourceful critical thinking and problem-solving abilities
  4. Utilization Review: Assess appropriateness of admission, continued stay, and discharge of patients
  5. Interpersonal Domain-Customer Service:   Represents the organization in a professional manner
  6. Age-Specific Care:  Demonstrates age-appropriate interactions with all patients. Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age, culture, ethnicity, and specific individual diagnostic needs of the patients served in his/her department.  Must be able to assess and interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s specific needs and provide the care needed by the patient group (pediatric, adolescents and/or geriatric patient group, culture and diagnostic specific). Consistently expresses and demonstrates compassion and courtesy for patients.  Extends courtesy and support to patient's families/visitors.
  7. Leadership: Coordinates and provides leadership and direction to team conferences
  8. Leadership: Promotes and participates in team building activities
  9. Communication:  Establishes and maintains an effective means of communicating pertinent information to interdisciplinary team members, manager, patients and families
  10. Maintain confidentiality in accordance with hospital policy and professional standards.

 

What You Need to Be Successful:

Education & Experience

  1. Current licensure as a Registered Nurse or Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of Maryland is required
  2. Certification in Case Management is preferred
  3. Master’s degree in Social Work is required for Social Workers 
  4. Diploma, Associate or Bachelor's degree in Nursing is required for Nurses.
  5. A minimum of three years experience in clinical nursing or clinical social work in a hospital/managed care setting is required.

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