Macon, GA, United States
Job ID: 63747
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Full Time
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 8:30a til 17:30p M-F with variable weekends and holiday shifts
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12011053141601-Patient Access
Manages the daily operational processes for transition planning (discharge planning) for social work and care navigation services and operations. Assures all necessary resources are available to effectively carry out transition/discharge planning and care pathway management which includes coordination and arrangement of services needed by patient post-discharge, referral to community based services and resources and placement of patients requiring another level of care post-discharge at skilled nursing facilities, rehab and long-term acute care facilities. Assures appropriate monitoring systems are in place to provide continuous monitoring and documentation of transition planning activities. Performs duties with a sense of urgency and in alignment with our operational metrics of Experience, Efficiency, and Quality & Safety. Maintains knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients and oversight of team. Coordinate the Abuse Response Team for the organization.
Education, Training, and Experience
Master’s degree in Social Work, Business Administration, Human Services, Public Health, Psychology or Sociology or BSN required. Five years of experience in progressive management positions in health care setting with at least two years in the acute care setting. Experience with discharge planning.
Other Job Requirements, Licenses, Certifications
If BSN, must be licensed as an RN in the state of Georgia.