Case Manager PRN in Columbia, SC at Providence Health

Date Posted: 7/29/2019

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Providence Health

Founded as Providence Hospitals in 1938 by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, Providence's two free standing full-service hospitals and numerous satellite practices maintain a true devotion to advanced clinical expertise and unmatched compassion. On February 2, 2016, Providence became part of the LifePoint Health network, and shortly thereafter, changed its name to Providence Health to better represent the full complement of its services. Driven by quality, compassion, and Christ, Providence treats the whole person- body, mind, and spirit.

Providence Health is currently looking for full-time Social Worker/Discharge Planner to join our Case Management team. The ideal candidate will have previous discharge planning experience within an acute care or home health setting.

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Job Summary

Facilitates continuity of care by ensuring that the needs of the patients, including observation patients are recognized and address through the coordination with other health care team members to bring about the best possible cost-effective quality and clinical outcome. Reviews patient admissions within one working day to determine appropriateness of hospitalization utilizing intensity of service and severity of illness criteria and continues daily reviews throughout stay assuring patient's need for acute level of care.

Essential Functions

  • Reviews history, conducting case screening within 24 hours of admission, Interviews the patient and significant others identifying specific health and psychosocial needs, reviews current status and treatment plan, identifies barriers to wellness,
  • determines patient resources, determines availability of financial means/insurance benefits, evaluates post-acute care environment for accessibility and adaptive needs, assesses age-specific and special needs, assesses the teaching needs of the patient and family members based on patient goals and objectives.
  • Assimilates assessment data, identifies services, treatments and funding options for the patients.
  • Develops an individual care management plan with patient and family input to deliver care to the individual patient in a manner that is appropriate to the patient's age, physical ability, and intellectual development.
  • Screens identified options to meet the individual patient needs.
  • Identifies and analyzes problems as to cause and effect relationship, alternative solutions, and the best course of action.
  • Identifies targeted LOS for patient based on morbidities.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education

A graduate from anaccredited school of nursing bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred

Required Licenses

[South Carolina,United States] Case Manager


Minimum Work Experience

Must possess aminimum of two years full-time direct care experience and/or hospital basedcase management experience.

Required Skills

Must be proficientwith Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access; Must have excellent planningand organizational skills; Must have excellent written and verbal communicationskills; Must have satisfactory work processing skills; Must have the ability towork independently, with little or no supervision required 


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