The Rehabilitation Hospital of Wisconsin (RHOW) is a state-of-the-art, 40-bed Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation Hospital that is dedicated to restoring lives. We are a result of the joint venture/partnership between ProHealth Care and Kindred Healthcare to meet the growing rehabilitation needs of the region.
RHOW specializes in treating patients with many diagnoses, including, but not limited to, stroke, brain injury, amputation, neurological and cardiac disorders. In 2016, RHOW has received Joint Commission Disease Specific Specialization in Stroke and Amputee Rehabilitation.
Coordinates management of care for a specified patient population in a single hospital; follows patients throughout the continuum of care and ensures optimum utilization of resources, service delivery and compliance with external review agencies. Provides ongoing support and expertise through comprehensive assessment, care planning, plan implementation and overall evaluation of individual patient needs. Enhances the quality of patient management and satisfaction, to promote continuity of care and cost effectiveness through the integration of functions of case management, utilization review and management and discharge planning.
Completes patient assessment within 72 hours of admission
Communicates with interdisciplinary team, patients, family members and external resources including outside services and other facilities
May lead care conferences with interdisciplinary team
May do portions of case management duties for entire patient stay (average length of stay is 11 days but some are much quicker turnaround)
Responsible for discharge planning and making referrals
Hours are as needed and may include some weekends
Other duties to support CM and hospital staff.
Healthcare professional licensure as Registered Nurse or Social Worker required.
Appropriate certification in Case Management preferred; for example, Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC); Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) certification.
Experience as Social Worker or Case Manager in a hospital environment highly preferred.
Job : Case Mgmt/MDS Primary Location : WI-Waukesha-Wisconsin Rehab Organization : 4083 - Wisconsin Rehab Shift : Day