University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute is one of the largest and most sophisticated rehabilitation facilities in the nation and the designated rehabilitation & orthopaedic hospital of the University of Maryland Medical System. Located in Baltimore, Maryland, UM Rehab & Ortho offers the cutting-edge resources and close-knit, supportive environment that help our patients get their life back in play as soon as possible, and gives our professionals tremendous opportunities for career growth and satisfaction. Join the team that puts healing in motion.
UM Rehab & Ortho is currently seeking a Case Manager to join our Social Work team.
***Current RN or LCSW (MD licensure) AND experience in a Managed Care/Hospital Setting is REQUIRED***
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.
Principal Responsibilities and Tasks
1. Works with the physician and interdisciplinary team to achieve desired quality and financial outcomes.
2. 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.
3. 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).
4. Consistently expresses and demonstrates compassion and courtesy for patients. Extends courtesy and support to patient's families/visitors.