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Discharge Planner Assistant PRN at Taylor Hospital 581G 1544Ridley Park, Pennsylvania

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Job ID 379024 Date posted 02/05/2020 Facility Taylor Hospital - 1544

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What makes Kindred Healthcare a great place to work? Our people, of course! Our employees answer this special calling because they have a fundamental, internal drive to directly help people. In return, we serve, develop and respect our employees in environments created to optimize their job effectiveness, experience, and satisfaction. This is who we are.


Who are you? To succeed in our high-energy, high-reward environment, our clinicians and therapists provide compassionate rehabilitation care and deliver exceptional patient experiences, meaningful outcomes, and bonds for life. The goal of inpatient rehabilitation is to help your patients live as independently as possible through specialized treatment programs.


Our care is designed specifically to help patients who have been impaired by an injury or illness such as a stroke, orthopedic or other neurological conditions. All of our rehabilitation hospitals feature care provided by an interdisciplinary rehabilitation team committed to helping patients progress to recovery. Our care is designed to help patients improve abilities and return to a more normal life.


As a Discharge Planner Assistant you will:

  • Be responsible for providing care coordinator including participating in needs assessment and identification of care options, communication with patients and families in an interdisciplinary environment consistent with the position's qualifications, professional practices and ethical standards.
  • Gathers and manages patient data related to case management, care planning, and QI analysis.
  • Demonstrate accountability for and contribution to program development, quality improvement, problem solving, and productivity enhancement in flexible interdisciplinary fashion.
  • Knowledge of reimbursement benefits and requirements including but not limited to Medicare, Medicaid and managed care is required.




Qualifications

As a Discharge Planner Assistant you will have:

  • Minimum, 1-3 years clinical experience preferably in med-surg and post acute care settings.
  • Knowledge of reimbursement benefits and requirements including but not limited to Medicare, Medicaid and managed care is required.

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