Discharge Planner - KBHPlano, Texas
Kindred Behavioral Health is seeking a passionate, creative and goal-oriented Discharge Planner to join the team at WellBridge Healthcare and have an immediate impact on expanding on our success, growing our services and fulfilling our mission of improving the lives of all we touch.
As a Discharge Planner you will:
Coordinates discharge planning for a specified patient population in a single hospital.
Follows patients throughout the continuum of care and ensures optimum utilization of resources.
Provides ongoing support for discharge planning through comprehensive assessment of discharge needs to include barriers to compliance with recommended plan of care post discharge.
Provides support and discharge planning for patients who are in need of ongoing medical/psychosocial care following discharge.
In collaboration with other members of the healthcare team, assesses psychosocial needs of the patient and offers suggestions and facilitates the transition to follow-up care options.
As a Discharge Planner you will have:
High school diploma or equivalent.
Bachelor’s degree preferred.
One year experience in a psychiatric inpatient environment.
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