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DISCHARGE PLANNER - (16966)

Universal Health Services


Location:
AIKEN, SC
Date:
05/22/2018
2018-05-222018-06-20
Job Code:
16966
Universal Health Services
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DISCHARGE PLANNER - (16966)

Facility Name
Aiken Regional Medical Centers
Location
AIKEN, SC 29801 US (Primary)
Career Area
Professional
Category
Other
Job Description

This position is responsible for the assessment of patients and families in need of discharge planning to possibly include community resources to ensure the optimum use of available resources for the patient’s recovery and successful healthy living environment.  This includes timely intervention of the discharge planning process in order to promote the efficient utilization of resources, reduction of opportunity days and costs,  while providing quality patient care.  Collaboration with all members of the interdisciplinary team to ensure smooth and successful transition of care and reduce risks of readmission for all patient populations.  Uses discretion, independent judgment, creative thinking and problem solving imitative.

Job Requirements

Degree in social work, psychology sociology or related field with at least 2 years experience in an acute care setting.  Nursing degree may be considered with hospital case management experience.

Familiarity with local community resources and agencies, to include medical equipment companies, Nursing Homes, Home Health companies. Understanding of healthcare payor guidelines; computer skills.
Familiarity with local community resources and agencies, to include medical equipment companies, Nursing Homes, Home Health companies. Understanding of healthcare payor guidelines; computer skills.
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