Care & Discharge Planner
The Care and Discharge Planner is responsible for coordinating and implementing care and post-discharge plans/instructions under the direction of licensed Social Service staff. The Care and Discharge Planner works with the patient, family and licensed Social Service staff to provide optimum care and discharge plans based on patient needs. Assists with staffing and completion of treatment plans. Prepares Social Service discharge documentation and prepares documentation for the next level of care providers. A set discharge appointments and arranges transportation as necessary. Tracks and prepares Medicare Discharge letters for patient signature as needed. Has knowledge in behavioral health and awareness of community resources for proper discharge planning. Understands hospital continuum of care and refers patients within the continuum as indicated. Accepts direction from and works collaboratively with licensed Social Service staff.
- Prior experience in discharge planning and insurance plans preferred