PRN Case Manager Jobs in San Antonio, United States

PRN position, Mondays and Fridays primarily needed.Job Summary The Case Manager is responsible for coordinating the hospital’s Case Management for patients with the goal of providing effective discharge planning to reduce recidivism. Assesses, plans, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates options to facilitate the continuum of care including pre-discharge planning with appreciate guardians or family member, follow-up appointments, housing, and transportation arrangements upon discharge. This person reports to the Director of Clinical Services, and can receive guidance from the Director of Social Services, or the Director of Risk Management and Compliance when necessary. Access to daily admission report with purpose of effectively meeting new patients to coordinate discharge planning. Meet with patients/contact patient guardian to complete required activities i.e. obtain collateral information regarding living arrangements, patient request and MD ordered activities.Educates patients regarding effective allocation of community mental health resources while encouraging provision of high quality patient care. Document appropriately gained legal authority to communicate with family members to gain collateral information through ROI. Discuss alternative interventions needed for safe discharge to community. Become aware of projected length of stay based on treatment team meetings. Complete insurance bridges as appropriate and communicate with insurance case managers regarding updates, incidences, and discharge planning. Attend Discharge and Treatment Team meetings and all meetings relative to case management/ court liaison functions.Documents clearly and concisely all required documentation i.e. contacts and information of the patient’s case management process on the appropriate chart forms.Maintains current knowledge of case management/social services, discharge planning, and stay abreast of hospital programs and services provided. Completes discharge and aftercare planning packages in advance of discharge date, typically 1-2 days prior to discharge, when discharge is projected.Suggests and introduces new methods and techniques to leadership. Develops and maintains therapeutic relationships with clients serving as a role model for clients by demonstrating positive, proactive, and respectful communications.Communicate effectively with patients, parents, guardians, and staff of aftercare planning and expectations.Performs other duties, as requested.Upholds the Organization's ethics, values and customer service standards.

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