NationalCityRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for National City jobs

Discharge Planner - Utilization Management - Will

Company: Paradise Valley Hospital
Location: National City
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

*Prime Healthcare, with 45 hospitals in 14 states, is one of the nation's premier hospital systems recognized for quality and patient safety. Prime Healthcare hospitals received more than 300 quality awards from Healthgrades, and Prime has more Patient Safety Excellence Award recipients for six consecutive years than any other health system in the country. Our hospitals have also been recognized among the nation's best by Fortune/IBM Watson Health, and rank among the top health systems in social responsibility and cost efficiency, according to the Lown Hospital Index.*Position is located at Paradise Valley Hospital, San Diego.At Paradise Valley Hospital a 291 acute clinic, we are proud of our heritage as the oldest hospital in San Diego's South Bay, serving the healthcare needs of community for more than 100 years. We are the largest employer in San Diego's National City and our beautiful 30-acre campus is bustling with activity, including exciting new growth and expansion, like our recent high tech upgrades and brand-new San Diego Spine & Joint Center. Our hospital is only a few miles from the ocean and downtown San Diego.Join our family of caring professionals who bring dedication and commitment to our mission, The Skill to Heal, The Spirit to Care. We combine our compassion and education along with state-of-the-art, life-saving technology to best serve the healthcare needs of our community.*Overview*Responsible for the coordination of the various activities of the Case Management Department under the direction of the assigned Case Manager/Social Worker assist with development and implementations of discharge plans. Assists with case management referrals and authorizations. Maintains and coordinates Medicaid state submission forms for presentation to on-site reviewer and files them accordingly or as per facility's procedure. Assists with Discharge Planning as assigned by interviewing patients/families and gathering data to develop a safe patient-focused Discharge Plan.Education and Work Experience*Required qualifications: ** Experience in basic to intermediate computer skills/knowledge.* High School Diploma required.* Behavioral Violence Prevention Training within 3 months of hires and maintain current.*Preferred qualifications: ** Knowledge of Discharge Planning/ Utilization Management / Case Management terminology and functions, in both managed care and non-managed care environments.* Current BCLS (AHA) certificate required upon hire and maintain current preferred.* Associates degree or LVN license preferred.* Experience in the hospital setting preferred.*Responsibilities** Provides discharge planning services including referrals for Home Health services, durable medical equipment, nursing facilities, transportation, and a wide range of other referrals.* Assists case managers with initial discharge interview of inpatient admissions.* Assists case managers with arranging DME, home health, transportation and SNF placement.* Assists case managers in completing discharge planning assessments.* Follows Hospital policies and other regulations regarding discharge planning protocols including offering patients a choice of discharge planning services and documenting interventions thoroughly and appropriately.* Refers to Social Workers, Case Managers, and other hospital personnel appropriately regarding collaborating on a task, or when recognizing a certain task to be out of the discharge planner's scope of practice.* Assists with general office duties, e.g., copying, faxing, mailing, filing, data entry, etc.* Attends and participates in regularly scheduled staff meetings including other department required meetings and educational programs.* Assists with discharge planning, including meeting with patients/families to gather basic data and formulate an initial discharge plan.* Functions and collaborates with readmission reduction team goals.* Performs other duties as assigned or required.\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*\*We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.EEO is the Law:\_files/employers/poster\_screen\_reader\_optimized.pdfJob Types: Full-time, Part-time, PRNPay: From $18.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Disability insurance* Employee assistance program* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid sick time* Paid time off* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shiftCOVID-19 considerations:Following CDC guidelines.Work Location: One location

Keywords: Paradise Valley Hospital, National City , Discharge Planner - Utilization Management - Will, Executive , National City, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

National City RSS job feeds