Discharge Planner (Social Worker/LVN), Utilization Review, Per Diem, Days Weekend & Weekdays

Location: 
SMMC-SMMC Hospital
Schedule: 
Per Diem
Shift: 
Day Job
Job Listing: 
SAD002686
Case Management - Utilization

Position Summary:

The position is accountable for the coordination and execution of an appropriate and timely discharge plan for a designated caseload of patients. The discharge planner, under the direction of the Care Manager and order of the physician, collaborates with the patient/family and members of the health care team, to ensure a safe and effective transition through the continuum of care.

**This position is working Weekends and Weekdays**

Qualifications: 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor�s degree in Social Work or related Health Sciences, or licensure as an LVN preferred.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of discharge planning experience in an Acute Hospital or Skilled Nursing Facility is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively multitask, prioritize, and mobilize community resources efficiently, is highly desirable.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with a commitment to provide excellent customer service is essential.
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