Discharge Planner - Full-Time/Days (11:00AM-7:30PM)

Long Beach Medical Center
Full Time
Day Job
Job Listing: 
Case Management - Utilization

Position Summary:

The Discharge Planner develops, coordinates, and implements an appropriate discharge plan for a specific caseload of patients.  The Discharge Planner collaborates with the patient, family, and members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team to ensure a safe and effective continuum of care beyond the patient's hospital visit. The Discharge Planner promotes safe and timely discharges with a focus on patient satisfaction and financial efficiency.  He/she assists patients and their families by thoroughly answering all questions regarding the patient's visit as well as those involving future healthcare services.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have 2+ years of prior relevant work experience.
  • Previous discharge planning experience and/or community resource development expertise is preferred.
  • Experience in Emergency Department a plus. 
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Social Work (BSW) is preferred. 
  • LVN or other Bachelor's Degrees with discharge planning experience will be considered. 
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