At MemorialCare Health System, we believe in providing extraordinary health care to our communities and an exceptional working environment for our employees. Memorial Care stands for excellence in Health Care. Across our family of medical centers, we support each one of our bright, talented employees in reaching the highest levels of professional development, contribution, collaboration and accountability. Whatever your role and whatever expertise you bring, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential in an environment of respect, innovation and teamwork.
The Discharge Planner develops, coordinates, and implements an appropriate discharge plan for a specific caseload of patients. The Discharge Planner collaborates with the patient, family, and members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team to ensure a safe and effective continuum of care beyond the patient's hospital visit. The Discharge Planner promotes safe and timely discharges with a focus on patient satisfaction and financial efficiency. He/she assists patients and their families by thoroughly answering all questions regarding the patient's visit as well as those involving future healthcare services.
Must have 2+ years of prior relevant work experience.
Previous discharge planning experience and/or community resource development expertise is preferred.
Experience in Emergency Department a plus.
A Bachelor's Degree in Social Work (BSW) is preferred.
LVN or other Bachelor's Degrees with discharge planning experience will be considered.