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Discharge Planner LPN

Company: Valley Health
Location: Winchester
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Who We Are

Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.

A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region's largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.

We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.

What You Will Do:

The Transition Coordinator - LPN is responsible for managing the discharge of patients from WMC as appropriate to all post acute/long term care facilities within and outside of Valley Health, as well as from non Valley Health referring facilities. This position works closely with the staff at WMC as well as the staff at each post acute/long term care facility coordinating the process from referral to admission. The Transition Coordinator will be actively involved with patient assessments and interviews, communicating with family members, and arranging tours of the respective facilities as necessary. The Transition Coordinator will work with the marketing department in the development of referrals from and outreach to other facilities outside of Valley Health.

What You Will Bring:

Education
Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing.

Experience
Previous post acute/long term care admissions and marketing experience preferred Previous experience in post acute care (i.e. rehabilitation nursing, insurance case management or catastrophic case management) preferred.

Certification & Licensures
BLS Certification (Basic Life Support) - American Heart 'Healthcare Provider' (HCP) - AHA approved required *
Licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Virginia within 90 days of hire. Valid driver's license and automobile.

Qualifications
Competent to successfully interact with patients according to their special needs which may apply based on the age of the patient served

What You Will Get:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Wellness Program
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Life Insurance
    *some benefits are subject to change due to job status

    We celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.
    We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.

    EOE

    Criminal Background Checks
    VA State Police
    3rd party Background Check

    FLSA Classification
    Exempt

    Grade
    5N5

    Physical Demands
    20 A Nursing, Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA), Patient Care Tech.

Keywords: Valley Health, Germantown , Discharge Planner LPN, Healthcare , Winchester, Maryland

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