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Why work here?
Beyond outstanding employee benefits including health and dental insurance, vacation, and a 403(b) we take pride in hiring the best, most passionate employees. Our accomplished staff reflects the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our commitment to creating a dynamic, inclusive environment that fuels innovation.
What will you be doing in this role?
The Discharge Planner will assist the ED RN Care Coordinator in communications to insurance payers, arrange for repatriation/transfer of patients to contracted hospitals, assist with transportation needs, assist with placement of psychiatric patient placement when needed, work with patient financial/admitting dept.
Other duties include:
Accurately arranges services for assigned patient population including Home Health, Durable Medical Equipment, ambulance, housing, skilled nursing facility and others to assure appropriate continuing care services are in place for patient transitions.
Implement processes efficiently and effectively assist with coordination of movement through the continuum of care to ensure timely discharge.
Prepare and fax referral packets for transfers to Skilled Nursing Facility, Home Health Care Agencies, Home Infusion, Long-term acute facilities, Hospices, and Durable Medical Equipment companies.
Contact insurance companies/medical groups to acquire authorization for post-acute provider services.
Interprets and communicates payor requirements to Case Manager, Social Worker, patient, physician.
Arrange medical transportation where required including receiving insurance or medical group authorization.
Use discharge planning knowledge and skills to coordinate and implement the discharge plan developed by the RN Case Manager and/or Clinical Social Worker.
Communicate and document accurate clinical and financial information in both verbal and written forms to assist the Case Manager and or Social Worker in appropriate assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the patients continuing care needs.
High school diploma or GED required. Associate degree with business or healthcare classes preferred.
Working knowledge of medical terminology and completion of a medical terminology course within 12 months of hire.
A minimum of 1 year of experience in an acute care hospital, skilled nursing facility, home health/hospice setting or medical office setting required. Acute care experience preferred.
Working Title:Weekend Discharge Planner (2:00pm-10:30pm) Department:Case Management Expense Business Entity:Corporate Services Job Category:,Patient Services,Patient Services Job Specialty:Case Management Position Type:Part-time Shift Length:8 hour shift Shift Type:Evening
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opport...unities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.