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Coord, Discharge Planning, Inpatient Utilization Mgmt., Full-Time, Days (8hrs)

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Location: Long Beach, California

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Full-time

Job Listing: LON008066

The Discharge Planner has knowledge of community resources to meet post-discharge clinical and social needs.The Discharge Planner implements discharge planning referrals in collaboration with the treatment team. The Discharge Planner promotes safe and timely discharges following standardized processes and decision trees for referrals to community clinical and social resources.  The Discharge planner actively engages the patient or the patient’s representative in the development of the discharge plan. 

  • Actively collaborates with case manager, social workers and discharge planners to facilitate a timely and accurate response to the discharge planning referrals. Facilitates communication to ensure that the patient post acute care needs are coordinated
  • Follows standardized processes and decision trees for referrals for ordered post acute care needs including but not limited to DME, home health SNF, subacute, LTACH
  • Referrals are timely and accurate and are per contracts, contracted venders and deprtment processes using standard work and decision trees and vender data base.
  • Serves as an informational resource for post acute care contracts, vendor contracts and acceptance criteria. Maintains and updates data bases so the information is easily found by others.
  • Documentation in the medical record, WQ and data base is per timeliness requirement, provides the information required and is updated as changes occur

Qualifications:

  • Must have 4+ years of prior relevant work experience i.e.previous discharge planning experience, community resource development, post acute admissions coordinator, medical group care coordinator etc. 
  • Prefer LVN or higher degree in a healthcare related field.

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"I love working at Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach because I value working for a company that invests in its employees and the community we serve. From the support and guidance I receive from managers who value my professional and personal growth; to being able to work alongside colleagues who are dedicated to help their patients and families. I feel inspired every day to do the work that I love alongside people who share a similar vision."
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