Discharge Planner in San Diego, CA at Alvarado Hospital Medical Center

Date Posted: 11/24/2019

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Job Description



Responsibilities

Responsible for the coordination of the various activities of the Case Management Department under the direction of the assigned Case Manager/Social Worker assist with development and implementations of discharge plans. Assists with case management referrals and authorizations. Maintains and coordinates Medicaid state submission forms for presentation to on-site reviewer and files them accordingly or as per facility's procedure. Assists with Discharge Planning as assigned by interviewing patients/families and gathering data to develop a safe patient-focused Discharge Plan.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience
Required qualifications:
  • Knowledge of Discharge Planning/ Utilization Management / Case Management terminology and functions, in both managed care and non-managed care environments

  • Experience in basic to intermediate computer skills/knowledge

  • High School Diploma required

  • Behavioral Violence Prevention Training within 3 months of hires and maintain current.

  • Preferred qualifications:

  • Current BCLS (AHA) certificate required upon hire and maintain current preferred

  • Associates degree or LVN license preferred

  • Experience in the hospital setting preferred.

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