As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (CARER), and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.Harborview Medical Center has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time, day shift, REHAB CARE MANAGER/PRE-ADMISSIONS COORDINATOR. The Rehab Care Manager for the inpatient rehabilitation medicine unit (4WH-Trauma/Rehab Medicine) coordinates and facilitates care for patients who meet criteria for admission to receive comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation. This position leads the interdisciplinary care team which includes nursing, physicians, rehabilitation therapies, rehabilitation psychology and social work staff regarding a wide range of actions in order to maximize the clinical and financial outcomes for all rehabilitation inpatients that will result in smooth transitions from acute care to inpatient rehabilitation and then to outpatient services as needed. The care manager is the key leader of the health care team in working with the team, patients and family to identify needs and to develop mutually agreed upon plans and goals. This position works closely with the Trauma Rehabilitation Admission Coordinator, Rehabilitation Patient Care Coordinator, and Care Managers in the Rehabilitation clinic to ensure continuity of care and efficient use of resources by focusing on patient care goals. The Care Manager makes independent judgments and decisions within the scope of practice and takes actions regarding a wide range of routine and complex patient care issues. The Care Manager performs specific functions related to clinical practice, education, and/or management.The individual in this role will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of patient privacy rights. Maintain confidentiality of all medical, financial, or other sensitive materials and information in printed, electronic or verbal form, which may jeopardize the privacy of patients. Access and use the minimum necessary patient identifiable information to perform job responsibilities and duties and only for authorized purposes. This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.REQUIREMENTS:A Bachelor's degree from a recognized school of physical therapy or completion of a Physical Therapy program AND Current Washington State Physical Therapist license.ORGraduation from an accredited Occupational Therapy Program AND successful completion of American Occupational Therapy Association certification examination AND Current Washington State Occupational Therapist license.ORA Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology or Communicative Disorders AND A Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association AND Current Washington State Speech/Language Pathology license.ORA Master of Social Work Degree from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education AND Current Washington State Advance Social Worker license OR Independent Clinical Social Worker license.ANDMinimum of two years of professional Inpatient Rehabilitation experience, in one of the disciplines listed above.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.