Discharge Planner

Universal Health Services Phoenix , AZ 85002

Posted 2 weeks ago

Valley Hospital is a private 122 bed psychiatric hospital specializing in mental health care and chemical dependency. Valley Hospital is built on three core principles, outstanding care, compassionate people and unparalleled service.

Valley Hospital is seeking a talented Discharge Planner to join our team!

Job Description:

Discharge Planner:

The Discharge Planner works with Utilization Review department on certification and recertification of insurance benefits throughout the patient's stay, and assists the treatment team in understanding the barriers to discharge planning. The Discharge Planner is responsible for having a thorough understanding of the patient's treatment through communication with the treatment team. The Discharge Planner advocates for the patient's access to services during treatment team meetings and through individual physician contact. The Discharge Planner will carry a caseload, will meet with patients daily, be responsible for completing referrals, family sessions, staffing's, and coordinating with outpatient providers.

Valley Hospital is centrally located with easy access to many areas of greater Phoenix. We are between North 35th and 36th Streets with East Earl to our north and East Thomas to our south.

Benefit Highlights:

  • UHS is a challenging and rewarding work environment

  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan

  • 401k plan with company match

  • Generous Paid Time Off

One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #268 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.

If you would like to learn more about the Case Management position before applying, please contact Rachel McCool, Human Resources at Rachel.mccool@uhsinc.com or by phone at (602) 952-3988.

Job Requirements

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in social work, mental health, nursing, or related degree and three (3) years of behavioral health experience required, Master's preferred.

Experience:

  • A minimum of three (3) years' experience in a healthcare setting or managed care company, with experience in patient assessment, treatment planning, utilization management, and/or case management.

Licensure:

  • L.M.S.W., LPC, or other healthcare related licensure preferred.

Additional Requirements:

  • Valid CPR card upon hire. Successful completion of Management of Aggressive Behavior (SAMA) including restraint and seclusion policies, within 30 days of employment, and prior to assisting in restraining procedures.
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Discharge Planner

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