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Discharge Planner

Company: Ellis Medicine
Location: Schenectady
Posted on: July 28, 2022

Job Description:

BASIC FUNCTION:The Discharge Planners (DCP) primary function is to provide administrative support to the Case Management Department. Responsibilities include maintaining case files, updating referral information, and verifying information related to health insurance or benefits. Role requires interaction with clients, payers, post-acute facility liaisons, performing intake interviews, assistance in implementation of discharge plans to transition patients across the healthcare continuum in conjunction with Case Managers (CM) or Social Workers (SW).The Discharge Planners primary function is to work with the Social Worker, Nurse Case Manager, or Utilization Management Nurse to facilitate patient discharge plans, support coordination of care activities, and assist in utilization management activities under the direction of a registered nurse and/or social worker. Responsibilities include maintaining case files, updating referral information, and verifying information related to health insurance or benefits. Role requires interaction with clients, payers, post-acute facility liaisons, performing intake interviews, assistance in implementation of discharge plans to transition patients across the healthcare continuum.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT(S):+ Associates Degree in Health Sciences or Licensed Practical Nurse credential required. In place of a degree/credential, 10+ years of related healthcare experience.

Keywords: Ellis Medicine, Schenectady , Discharge Planner, Other , Schenectady, New York

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