Title: LCSW Case Manager for Emergency Room/Department
Schedule: Full Time
Compensation: Competitive base salary
Purpose and Scope:
The LCSW Case Manager for the Emergency Room/Department is responsible for the collaborative process of assessment, planning, facilitation, and advocacy for options and services to meet an individual's health needs through communication and available resources to promote quality cost-effective outcomes. Additionally, the Case Manager ensures that identified and referred patients have a coordinated continuum of care in accordance with JCAHO and hospital guidelines and serves as liaison for the interdisciplinary team, the patient, and family to ensure a timely, smooth, and clinically appropriate care planning process. The Case Manager also maintains communications with the payor at the time of admission and throughout the hospitalization to ensure necessary approvals for care and clarification of benefits. They facilitate retrospective reviews and approvals for care whenever necessary, and they implement and coordinate discharge plans utilizing available and appropriate community resources.
I. Position Requirements:
A. Education: Graduate of an accredited school of Social Work (Master's) or Nursing or related field.
B. Experience: Field experience in a health care setting required; Utilization review experience a plus
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