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Discharge Planner 40 hours/week + weekend rotation

  • Job ID 1805030806
  • Date posted 08/09/2018
  • Facility MetroWest Framingham Union Hospital
Description:
MetroWest Medical Center is the largest community health care system between Worcester and Boston. MetroWest Medical Center is committed to providing high quality, comprehensive care, at a location close to home. The 307-bed regional healthcare system includes Framingham Union Hospital, Leonard Morse Hospital in Natick and the MetroWest Wellness Center.   In 2018, MetroWest Medical Center achieved the Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award™. This distinction makes MetroWest Medical Center one of the top 2% of more than 4,500 hospitals assessed nationwide for its consistent, year-over-year superior clinical performance as measured by Healthgrades, a leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.

POSITION PURPOSE:
Responsible for all discharge plan executions prepared and documented by the case manager. Prepares the patient for discharge and/or transfer from the hospital.  Assures all required documentation is forwarded to the receiving facility/agency for discharge or transfers. Assures that the appropriate discharge disposition has been assigned per hospital policy.  Assures that the “Medicare Important Message” and “MOON” was delivered according to CMS regulations/hospital policy. Additional duties as assigned.


Qualifications:
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
High School Diploma or equivalent.  Bachelor Level Education preferred. Able to read, write and speak English.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
4 years healthcare experience in an acute care facility or other healthcare setting.  Customer Service experience required.
Basic computer skills, experience with Word, Meditech and Midas preferred.  Medical Terminology preferred.       

Job:  Non-Clinical/Administrative
Primary Location:  Framingham, Massachusetts
Facility:  MetroWest Framingham Union Hospital
Job Type:  Full-time
Shift Type:  Days
If Other Shift, Specify:  7:30am-4pm, every 3rd weekend

Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.

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