Coord Post Acute Care Clinical

Employer
MedStar Diversified Businesses - 70300
Location
Baltimore, MD
Posted
Jul 17, 2017
Closes
Jul 17, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: Position located at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital Ensure patients receive the right level of care at the right time. Responsible for working with the referring physician, patient/family, acute hospital health care professionals and case management associates, external agencies when indicated and other MedStar Health care providers to promote a smooth, efficient and customer focused transition from acute care to post acute care services. Enhances the patient experience through effective and efficient patient care coordination using established criteria to determine appropriateness of post acute services. Works with the patient/family, physician, inpatient case managers and other MedStar Health care providers to determine the most applicable post acute environment(s) (comprehensive inpatient rehab (CIR), subacute, home care and outpatient rehab) facilitating timely and medically appropriate transfer from the acute care hospital. When more than one post acute care service is expected for the patients return to maximum function, the Post Acute Care Coordinator communicates that information to the patient/family and to all post-acute providers expected to be involved in the continual care of the patient. Qualifications EDUCATION: RN or BSW required, BSN or MSW preferred or BA/BS in Physical or Occupational Therapy. EXPERIENCE: 3 years nursing or social worker experience preferred or equivalent experience. LICENSE/CERT/REG: Valid RN License in Maryland, the District of Columbia or Virginia or Social Worker BSW, BSN or MSW preferred; Physical or Occupational Therapist. SKILLS: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Basic computer skills required. Demonstrates leadership skills, including self-initiative and the establishment of efficient and effective organization and staffing structures and process for planning, directing, problem-solving, and team-building. FeaturedJob0