Discharge Planner, Per Diem 875100
Employment Type: Part-Time
When you join the Huntington Hospital team, you are aligning yourself with an organization whose values drive our philosophy of compassionate community care. Over the past 129 years, we've grown from a small 16-bed hospital to a nationally recognized healthcare leader with 619 beds. As part of our commitment to providing equitable, high-quality care to all members of our community, we embrace differences and work hard to create a place of belonging for our patients and our employees. When you join the Huntington family, you'll be empowered to enact change that continuously improves our ability to deliver world-class care, with kindness and dignity, to all who need it.
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875100 Case Management
This position involves discharge planning interventions with patients/families under the direction of Case Managers and Social Workers. Under the direction of the clinical staff, the Discharge Planner performs multiple activities that support the movement and transitions of patients out of the inpatient hospital setting, using current knowledge of hospital processes and community services. It involves frequent contact with patients and families, as well as multiple hospital staff and community resource, agency, facility and/or payor representatives. Acts as an internal resource to PFS around discharge planning, serves as a liaison to external case managers, review organizations, insurance companies, around discharge planning. This position requires flexibility of days and hours.
Bachelors in Social Work or closely related field with experience listed below, or Licensed Vocational Nurse with experience listed below.
For BSW: One year experience in a health care setting or if a new graduate, field placement in a health care setting
For Bachelors in a closely related field: Recent experience of more than three years in case management and/or utilization management is required.
For LVN: Recent experience of more than three years in case management and/or utilization management is required.
Exemplary communication, coordination and problem-solving skills, with emphasis on customer service toward patients, families, community providers and payors.
Type minimum of 40wpm preferred. Strong computer skill Ability to manage activities and multiple priorities within complex systems.
Tolerance for ambiguity, uncertainty and change.
Ability to function in unstructured environment.