Rush University Medical Center Social Worker Case Manager I in Oak Park, Illinois

Case Management - Oak Park Full-time


Requirements The Social Worker collaborates with the clinical staff and physicians to promote a positive outcome for the patient during this acute level of care and functions as a liaison between the patient, family/significant other, physician, hospital and community and ensures the needs are met. Provides counseling for the patient/family as appropriate to the patient needs. Also assists on as needed basis those requests that originate from the Emergency Room.Skills: Must possess strong clinical critical thinking and analytical skills; effective written and oral communication skills; innate self-initiative and strong interpersonal skills. Basic knowledge of DRG's, ICD10's, medical record coding and healthcare reimbursement. Ability to walk, stand, sit comfortably to conduct work daily within the office, patient rooms and/or any hospital room.Education: at minimum Bachelor Science Degree in SW, Masters in Social Work preferred. Experience: at minimum 3 years of clinical experience in a health care setting, or Hospital Case Management Department performing Discharge Planning. Certification/Licensure: Accredited or Certified Case Manager from an approved certifying organization upon hire or purse after hire; active Illinois licensed Social Worker. Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, SW rotation of weekends. 80 hours per pay period.

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