To assist patients and families with discharge planning. The Discharge Planner coordinates and implements post hospital care by evaluating and assessing the patientsï¿½ needs, financial status/insurance coverage and community resources available. Discharge planning is coordinated with physicians, Nursing, Case Managers/Care Coordinators and the patients along with their families/significant others who will be involved in their post-hospital care.
Requires a mature individual, capable of being objective while empathetic and supportive of patients and families needs.
Must be able to communicate verbally with all levels of society.
Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently.
Able to communicate effectively in Spanish as well.
Ability to work with individuals of all ages, races, and religious backgrounds.
Must possess good organizational skills and be able to remain calm in stressful situations. Basic computer skills required. Basic knowledge of community resources
Associate of Art or Associate in Science Degree preferred.
Must be high school graduate with three to five years experience in an acute care setting and/or Social Work related field preferred.
Primary Location: Hialeah, Florida
Facility: Palmetto General Hospital
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Rotate
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005004544
About Palmetto General Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.