|To assist patients and families with discharge planning. The Discharge Planner coordinates and implements post hospital care by evaluating and assessing the patients needs, financial status/insurance coverage and community resources available. Discharge planning is coordinated with physicians, Nursing, Case Managers/Care Coordinators and the patients along with their families/significant others who will be involved in their post-hospital care.|
|Position Qualification:(Training, Education, Experience, Skills and Abilities)|
|Requires a mature individual, capable of being objective while
empathetic and supportive of patients and families needs. Must be able to
communicate verbally with all levels of society. Must be able to read, write, and speak
English fluently. Able to communicate
effectively in Spanish as well.
Ability to work with individuals of all ages, races, and religious
backgrounds. Must possess good
organizational skills and be able to remain calm in stressful
situations. Basic computer skills
required. Basic knowledge of community
|Associate of Art or Associate in Science Degree preferred. Must be high school graduate with three to five years experience in an acute care setting and/or Social Work related field preferred.|
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’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.