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**
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.
Internal Number: SAD002686
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