Encompass Health Careers

Case Manager/Rehab Liaison-Full Time

Toms River, New Jersey
Clinical Marketing Therapy Nursing


Job Description

ENCOMPASS HEALTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL – TOMS RIVER
 
Transitional Care Unit (TCU)
 
Responsible for developing census & meeting targeted volume goals by developing referral relationships within the CMC Case Mgmt. Dept. Evaluate medical necessity & insure proper resource utilization.  Oversee healthcare delivery and facilitate interdisciplinary plan of care decisions. Manage case assignments, service plans, track progress & case closure. Facilitate care and treatment through communication and case coordination including timely and accurate documentation and information to payors. Assess and act accordingly in response to treatment barriers and psychosocial issues.
 
Benefits
To attract and retain the best professionals, we offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), college savings plan, employee assistance program, pre-paid legal plan and much more.  For more information on available benefits, please click here.
 
What types of patients will you see? We are an acute rehabilitation hospital setting. Typically our patients spend an average of 2-4 weeks in our hospital and come to us with a wide variety of diagnosis such as: stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, various neurological disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, amputation, joint replacement, fractures, multiple trauma, cardiac conditions, and pulmonary conditions. 80% of our patients are discharged directly home.
 
We use evidence-based practice guidelines to treat our patients.  We utilize our clinical outcomes to assess and improve our treatment interventions and programs. We participate in a national outcomes database, which provides benchmarks and sophisticated outcome reports to help us continually analyze and improve our patient outcomes.
 
Helping you become better is critical to our success - You will be paired with mentors; attend in-house as well as external educational programs. The treatment team is made up of full time therapists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and medical staff; and we offer educational benefits if you are interested in continuing your education. 
 
Job Code: 100147
 
Current New Jersey RN License required. Bachelor's Degree preferred. Minimum 3 years Case Management experience with Case Management Certification preferred. Healthcare marketing experience, familiarity with various healthcare settings. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills required.

Machines, Equipment Used:
- General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer.
Physical Requirements:
- Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.
- Ability to lift and push/pull a minimum of 30 pounds.  Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.
Compliance:
- Adheres to the company's Standards of Business Conduct.
- Maintains current licensure and/or certifications, if applicable.
Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.
- Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.
- Ability to work independently without supervision.
Environmental Conditions:
- Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment.  Occasional outdoor exposure.
- Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required.
- Handicapped accessible.
- May work under stressful circumstances at times.
Proficiency or Productivity Standards:
- Meets established attendance standards.
- Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge.
- May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines. 
- May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.
- Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster.
- May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives.
- May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
- Must be able to travel overnight to fulfill essential training requirements.  Travel is infrequent, but necessary for training purposes.  Minimum required travel includes training at Corporate Office in Birmingham, AL.


Address: 14 Hospital Drive, Toms River 08755
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 1914611