(Social Workers Only)
Conducts through and objective assessment of the patient's current status, including situation analysis and functional assessment covering various elements. Facilitates coordination of comprehensive individual plan of care, in collaboration with patient, family and interdisciplinary team.
Acts in accordance with legal principles of consent, healthcare proxies and advance medical care initiatives. Positively impacts financial outcome through management of a case plan. Actively seeks alternatives and contingency plans in cases where resources are not available. Performs reviews utilizing all of the modules (i.e. lab, dx, auth)
Focus on accountability for quality care and cost/benefit to clients consistent with payer, provider and consumer expectations. Is knowledgeable and up to date on resource availability, service cost, limitations of coverage and budgetary parameters. Is fiscally responsible to the patient, the hospital and outside referrals when carrying out all discharge planning.
A minimum of one year of bedside nursing (RN) experience or Social Work . A good working knowledge of patient assessment. In-depth knowledge of medical terminology.In-depth knowledge related to signs and symptoms and appropriate treatments for medical/surgical diagnosis. Current Florida RN license and/or Social Work degree and CPR certification Any combination of relevant education, work experience, and / or certifications will be considered.