This position is responsible for daily utilization review activities in
an acute care setting. Social work services include assessment, counseling,
and coordination of community referral for social discharge needs. This
position includes chart reviews for severity of illness and intensity
of service criteria, and appropriate communication with medical staff.
This person is responsible for complying with certification requirements
with third party payers, discharge planning, and verification of insurance
benefits and requirements for inpatients and some outpatient services
and for coordinating skilled care beds.