To assist patients and families with discharge planning. The Discharge Planner coordinates and implements post hospital care by evaluating and assessing the patientsï¿½ 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.
Responsible for specific discharge plan and expected outcomes and specific discharge date. Establish relationship and advocates for needed resources and services for the patient.
Additionally, the Discharge Planner may work on special projects as assigned.
Requires an individual capable of being objective while both empathetic and supportive of patient and familyï¿½s needs. Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of society. Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently. 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 resources.
Minimum: Must be high school graduate or equivalent. Associateï¿½s Degree preferred.
One year of related experience required. Three (3) yearsï¿½ experience in an acute care setting and/or Social Work related field preferred.
American Heart Association BLS Certification.
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: Strong knowledge of nationwide resources highly desirable.
Job: Case Management/Home Health
Primary Location: Delray Beach, Florida
Facility: Delray 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: 1905021551
About Delray Medical Center
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.