1353-014 Case Manager LSW - FT
'Prepares the consumer to transition from the hospital to the next appropriate care setting based on their individual needs. Use their understanding of medical conditions, insurance coverage and how physical/psychosocial injury may affect the patient once a patient leaves the medical setting to plan and initiate an individualized discharge plan. Provide clinical information to payers and/or post-acute providers in order to obtain authorization for hospitalized patients.
Required: Graduated with a Bachelor of Social Work (unless MSW required for licensing) from an accredited institution
Preferred: Masters of Social Work from an accredited institution
Required: No previous hospital experience
Preferred: Three years professional experience in a clinically related area. Previous experience in an acute care setting in Case Management. Familiar with local referral agencies. Working knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid and other third party payers.
Required: Licensed Medical Social Worker (i.e. LSW, LCSW, ACSW, etc) in state of New Mexico within 6 months of employment
Preferred: ACM and/or CCM certifications