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Discharge Planning Specialist (Casual) - 8033

Company: St. Mary's Medical Center Home Health Service
Location: Huntington
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Education Requirements High School Diploma is required. Minimum of forty hours of college credits, required. Social Work Extern or Social Work graduate preferred. Experience: Education and training in hospital healthcare transitional care, and discharge planning beyond the hospital setting, preferred. Description

The Discharge Planning Specialist will assist the Care Manager and or Social Worker with the discharge planning responsibilities, to promote timely and safe discharge services. Under the supervision of the nurse case manager and or social worker, the Discharge Planning Specialist facilitates and coordinates discharge services such as home health, DME, Rehab placement, and other community resources or agencies.

Position Requirements

Working knowledge of medical terminology. Excellent communication skills- verbal and Written ability to work with patients, families, physicians, and other hospital departments.

Location St. Marys Medical Center About the Organization Thank you for considering St. Mary's Medical Center for employment opportunities. St. Mary's Medical Center's tradition of care began on November 6, 1924, when eight Pallottine Missionary Sisters opened a 35-bed hospital. These pioneer Sisters adopted the motto, "The Love of Christ Impels Us," thereby creating a strong foundation for their dedication and hard work.Throughout the past 90 years, thousands of lay people -- employees, physicians and volunteers -- have joined the Pallottine Missionary Sisters to bring quality health care to the people of the Tri-State. Today, St. Mary's is the largest medical facility in the region and the Tri-State's largest healthcare employer with more than 2,800 employees. Its Regional Heart Institute, Regional Cancer Center, Regional Neuroscience Center and ER/Level II Trauma Center provide advanced care to the people of the tri-state region. Our values of Compassion, Hospitality, Reverence, Interdependence, Stewardship and Trust reflect our beliefs and are the guiding principles for all our actions. Advanced medical care delivered with compassion is the hallmark of St. Mary's tradition. Department 8033 - CARE MANAGEMENT

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: St. Mary's Medical Center Home Health Service, Huntington , Discharge Planning Specialist (Casual) - 8033, Other , Huntington, West Virginia

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