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LAKEWOOD HEALTHCARE CENTER Case Manager in Tacoma, Washington

Description CHI Franciscan Rehabilitation Hospital serves patients recovering from strokes, brain and spinal-cord injuries, amputations, complex orthopedic injuries, and other conditions. This new 60-bed specialty hospital is an exciting joint venture partnership between CHI Franciscan Health and Kindred Healthcare.When you come to work here, you will be joining an interdisciplinary team where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients and residents. The goal of our team is to focus on each patient as an individual to ensure that we are meeting their clinical needs and creating a fun and dynamic healing environment. Each employee's dedication is essential to meet and exceed the needs of each patient, resident and family we serve. Ranked as one of Fortune magazine's "Most Admired Healthcare Company" for 8 years, Kindred welcomes you to join our team and build a career that touches lives.As an Case Manager your responsibilities will include:Working closely with patients, caregivers and the healthcare team to ensure the patient's medical, psychological and social needs are metEnsuring seamless delivery of care between healthcare systems and interface with insurance carriers to facilitate continued coverage/authorization, and authorization for next level of careDeveloping and implementing the case management, social work, and discharge planning services for our patient populationMaintaining current knowledge of community resources and relevant healthcare regulationsEffectively interfacing between patients, families, and medical professionals as well as other hospital staff membersWe OfferCompetitive PayMedical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability InsuranceHealth Savings Accounts and Flexible Spending AccountsSupplemental Insurance Plans, including Hospital Indemnity, Critical Illness and Accident InsurancePet Insurance, Identity Theft Protection and Legal Assistance Plan OptionsGenerous Paid Time Off401K Retirement Savings Plan with matching contributionsGreat team environmentQualifications Qualifications Current Registered Nurse or Social Work licensure or Healthcare professional licensure as Respiratory Therapist, Physical Therapist, Speech Language Pathologist or Occupational Therapist.Certification in Case Management or Rehabilitation Nursing preferred; for example, Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCM); Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) certification, American Case Management Association (ACM) or Board Certification in CM by the ANCC e.g.: RN-BCMinimum of 2 years social work or case management experience in an inpatient setting highly preferred; acute/rehabilitation hospital experience preferred.Effective oral and written communication skills in English, additional languages preferred.Basic computer skills in excel, word, outlook, power point, etc. required.Must have good organizational skills, time management skills and analytical ability in order to interpret information and carry out duties independentlyMust be cooperative and have the desire to be a team player.Must recognize and observe confidentiality principles. Job: Social ServicesPrimary Location: WA-Tacoma-Franciscan Specialty CareOrganization: 3843 - Franciscan Specialty CareShift: DayEqual Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Drug Free Workplace