Discharge Planning Assistant - Care Management

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Holy Cross Health
Silver Spring, MD
Sep 15, 2022
Sep 25, 2022
Full Time
Employment Type:Full timeShift:Day ShiftDescription:Job Title:Discharge Planning AssistantEmployment Type:Full timeShift:Day(SUMMARY) Position Highlights: Competitive salaryBenefits - Medical, Dental & Vision, PTO, Free Parking, Metro Access, Tuition Reimbursement, 403(b)Quality of Life:Flexible work schedulesAdvancement:Career growth opportunitiesLocation:Holy Cross Health has two hospitals and four healthcare centers all a short driving distance from Washington DC and Baltimore, MDDescription:Full-Time Days 8:00a-4:30pUnder the direction of case management staff, the Discharge Planning Assistant will provide quality patient care considering age specific, developmental, and cultural needs. Demonstrates unit/area designated competencies.Work closely Social Work/Case Manager, physicians, members of the interdisciplinary team and external agencies when gathering or exchanging appropriate patient information.Responsibilities:Set up transports from hospital to rehab facility using transportation services provider.Obtain prior-auth for patients being transferred to Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)Follow up on referrals, missing patient documentation and checking on the bed status at SNF.Facilitates referrals to community agencies as directed by Social Worker/Case Manager via phone and web-based applications (EPIC)Communicates with SNFs (liaisons and admission teams) to facilitate appropriate patient placement taking into consideration: a. patient/family choice, b. patient clinical condition/needs and c. patient insurance coverage.Determines need for and obtains authorization from the patient's insurer for post-acute care including SNF services and ambulance transportation.What you will need:Required:Education:High school diploma or GED requiredPreferred:Education: Some college preferred or equivalent experience including knowledge of medical terminology.Experience: Minimum one to two years' work experience in health care setting preferred.Analytical skills necessary to facilitate transfer of the patient.Organizational skills to assess urgency and complexity of referral and to facilitate appropriate and timely patient transfer.Strong attention to detail, ability to prioritize work and adapt quickly to changes and interruptions in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines.Proficient with MS Office, working knowledge of Excel, typing, data entry and transcription skills including accurate spelling and grammar.About us:Holy Cross Health is a Catholic, not-for-profit health system that serves more than 240,000 individuals each year from Maryland's two largest counties - Montgomery and Prince George's counties. Holy Cross Health earns numerous national awards, clinical designations and accreditations across a wide range of specialties for providing innovative, high-quality health care services.We were named one of America's 100 best hospitalsHoly Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard toMinority/Females/disabled/Veteran(M/F/D/V) status.Our Commitment to Diversity and InclusionTrinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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