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Discharge Planner Per Diem Rotate

Company: TENET
Location: fountain valley
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Fountain Valley Regional Hospital is proud of the full range of quality services we provide. Since 1971, we have dedicated our efforts to meet and serve the medical needs of our growing community. We were the first hospital in Orange County to offer residents an accredited Chest Pain Center and a Thrombectomy Receiving Center certified by The Joint Commission. We are one of only two certified Pediatric ICUs in Orange County and the only hospital in Fountain Valley and Huntington Beach with a Level III Neonatal ICU. We're proud of the efforts of our physicians, nurses and staff who strive to provide you with the best care possible.


The individual in this position works under the direction of the RN and/or Social Worker to complete referrals for post-acute services for patients and assist with tasks that do not require a clinical license or degree.

The individual's responsibilities include the following activities: arrange post-discharge service, create and follow up on electronic referrals using the Tenet Case Management system, review patient choice letters with patients/families for required signatures, provide follow up Important Message to Medicare patients prior to discharge, communicate with patients, families and other members of the care team, complete tasks assigned by Case Manager and Social Work staff, make copies, send faxes and complete phone calls, complete process reviews or audits as requested, and other duties as assigned


Makes referrals for post-acute services under the direction of the RN Case Manager or Social Work (SW) staff utilizing the electronic Tenet Case Management system.

Provides patients and families with choices of post-acute providers per Tenet policy.

Responds to post-acute providers timely and completes referrals per Tenet policy.

Documents and communicates all elements of the post-acute referral to the RN Case Manager or SW and the healthcare team, patient/family and post-acute providers.

Completes tasks as assigned by RN or LVN Case Manager and/or SW staff.

Makes copies, send faxes and complete phone calls to arrange post-acute services and to ensure that appropriate hospital information is communicated to post-acute providers.

Documents all referrals and tasks in the Tenet Case Management system per Tenet policy.

Education Provides patients and healthcare team information regarding resources and benefits available to the patient along with the economic impact of care options.

Compliance- Adheres to federal, state, and local regulations and accreditation requirements impacting case management scope of services.

Adheres to department structure and staffing, policies and procedures to comply with the CMS Conditions of Participation and Tenet policies.




Required: High School Graduate or equivalent


Required: Two (2) years of experience in clerical or healthcare field.

Preferred: Acute hospital experience.


Preferred: Paramedic, EMT or Certified Nursing Assistant

Job: Non-Clinical/Administrative
Primary Location: Fountain Valley, California
Facility: Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Rotate

Keywords: TENET, Fountain Valley , Discharge Planner Per Diem Rotate, Other , fountain valley, California

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