• Discharge Planner - Per Diem

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/8/2018 5:14 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-10397
    Category
    Administrative/Clerical Support - All Openings
    Emp Status
    Per Diem
    Hours per Week
    7
    Shift
    Days
  • Overview

    Discharge Planner

     

    Job Summary

     

    This position will work with a multidisciplinary team to support a safe discharge plan, using the psychosocial assessment to identify appropriate discharge needs.  This position supports the hospital mission and all policy and Joint Commission standards.

     

    Job Responsibilities

    • Facilitates discharges scheduled for the weekend; which includes verification of plan with multidisciplinary team.
    • Collaborates and maintains active communication with physicians, nursing and other members of the interdisciplinary team to effect timely, appropriate discharge planning.
    • Identifies and implements safe and appropriate discharge planning interventions
    • Proactively identifies and resolves delays and obstacles to discharge

     

     Requirements

    Certification/Licensure Requirements

    • LMSW, LCSW or RN
    • 2-3 years’ discharge planning experience; orthopedics preferred

    Additional Requirements

     

    Previous experience in Healthcare/Medical setting as a Social Worker or RN Case Manager, with a strong discharge planning background. 

     

    Additional skills

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong customer service orientation.
    • Knowledge of regulatory agency standards: good oral and written communication ability. Strong problem solving skills.
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects independently.
    • Good organizational skills.

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