Discharge Planner

Location: WK Medical Center
Department: Social Services
Classification: Full-Time
Shift: 7:00 AM-7:00 PM
Date Posted: 7/20/2021
Description: This position is for a Discharge Planner to work as an extension of Care Management on a 7a-7p (12) hour rotation.

The candidate chosen for this position will work closely with patients and the health care team with a primary focus on discharge planning, utilization of resources, evaluating the needs of the patient, timely discharge plans, ability to collaborate with and take direction from case managers, RN's, physicians, patients, patient's family, and coordinate with community referral bases so as to enhance optimal patient outcomes. 

The candidate must be flexible, highly organized, able to complete paperwork on time, empathetic, have good communication skills and capable of multitasking in a high-stress environment.

RSW's & CSW's may apply for this position as well.   

Willis-Knighton is an equal opportunity employer and thus, manages its employment and employee relations policies, practices and benefits without regard to age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran, or other protected status where otherwise qualified.