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Discharge Planner

Expired Job

Universal Health Services Saint Johns , MI 48879

Posted 4 months ago


Cedar Creek Hospital is a brand new freestanding behavioral health hospital, providing expert care for adults and adolescents. As part of a fortune 500 company, we have the resources and support to keep our staff and patients safe.

In July 2018, when patients were asked if they were satisfied with our unit program and staff, they rated us 4.89 on a scale of 0-5. Our staff is to thank for the exceptional patient care that we provide for our patients every day.

Cedar Creek Hospital values our staff and invests in their training, making sure they have the tools and resources to perform their jobs. Cedar Creek Hospital invests in our patients by offering an integrated medicine approach that provides the latest therapies including yoga, mindfulness, aromatherapy, music therapy and nutrition.

The Discharge Planner 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 to discuss discharge plans, be responsible for completing referrals, and coordinating with outpatient providers to arrange outpatient care. On an as needed basis, the Discharge Planner works with the Utilization Review department on certification and recertification of insurance benefits.



Job Requirements
1.Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in social work, mental health, nursing, or related degree and two (2) years of behavioral health experience required, Master's Preferred.
2.A minimum of two (2) years' experience in a healthcare setting or managed care company, with experience in patient assessment, treatment planning, utilization management, and/or case management.
3.Valid CPR upon hire.

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Discharge Planner

Expired Job

Universal Health Services