The Discharge Planner collaborates with Social Worker/Case Manger in assessing, planning, evaluating and implementing the needs of the patient for discharge planning. This includes those who may have Medicare, Medicaid, HMO or private insurance to cover their stay at various units. Discharge planning is coordinated with physicians, nursing, patient and significant others who have an ongoing caring relationship with the patient. The Discharge Planner is knowledgeable of criteria for Medicare, Medicaid coverage and that of HMO or private insurers. The Discharge Planner responds to referrals same working day, referrals will be sent to HHC agencies, DME companies & SNFs. The Discharge Planner provides IMs & patient choice, documents discharge planning progress notes to provide clear/concise record of discharge panning service assessments and interventions. The Discharge Planner accepts delegations from Case Managers for succinct care coordination.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (including required licenses/certifications, education and job knowledge/experience):
1-2 years of discharge planning, acute care, long term care, transitional care, or secretarial experience preferred; or other field of work with similar job-related tasks.
Non-licensed experienced candidate or LPN licensure accepted
Excellent computer skills with technological adaptability
Knowledge of medical terminology and health care navigation
Working knowledge of community resources available
Ability to read and communicate effectively in English
Additional languages preferred.
Primary Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Facility: Florida Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105009174
About Florida Medical Center
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.
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