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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 a Social Worker you will:
Work closely with patients, caregivers and the healthcare team to ensure the patient's medical, psychological and social needs are met.
Ensure seamless delivery of care between healthcare systems and interface with insurance carriers to facilitate continued coverage/authorization, and authorization for next level of care.
Assist the Program Director in assessing internal patients for admission to the Rehab Unit.
Have strong rehab experience and possess the skills necessary to develop the case management, social work, and discharge planning service for the Acute Rehabilitation Unit.
Maintains up to date knowledge of changes in community resources
Stay informed of Medicare regulations regarding acute medical inpatient rehabilitation IRF.
Have an excellent understanding of effective interface between patients, families, and medical professionals.
Knowledge of CARF standards, Medicare regulations for inpatient acute rehabilitation are helpful.
Social Worker, SW,MSC, Rehabilitation, RHC, Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation
As a Social Worker you will have:
Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university
If required by state practice laws, current Social Work license (MSW) or eligibility
Experience in the provision of Social Service preferred in inpatient medical rehabilitation
Social Service related experience in a health care setting desirable, such as acute care and/or rehabilitation
Must have clinical experience working with individuals, families and groups.
Must have a working knowledge of basic services provided by various health and welfare organizations in the community
Current CPR certification, if required by the facility assigned to.
Knowledge and skills necessary to provide services appropriate to the age of the residents served.
Computer skills and knowledge of basic computer program