• Discharge Navigator Transition of Care, Per Diem 8 hour

    Requisition ID
    2018-9239
    Category
    Case Management
    Facility
    Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC)
    Location
    US-CA-Fresno
    Posted Date
    4/6/2018
  • Overview

    Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is the flagship hospital of Community Medical Centers – a private, not-for-profit healthcare system based in Fresno, California, and the largest healthcare provider and private employer in central California. We measure up with top hospitals nationally and are the 3rd largest in California, providing the central valley with the highest level of care. With 685 beds, we are home to the only Level 1 Trauma and comprehensive burn centers between Los Angeles and Sacramento. The 58,000 square-foot emergency department is one of the largest and busiest in the state! We have an 84-bed Level 3 NICU and a brand new pediatric specialty care unit. Future plans include building a women and children’s facility on campus and expanding with 65 additional beds. Our hospital serves 2.5 million people within 9 counties, averaging a daily census of 641 patients. We’re affiliated with UCSF as a teaching facility and have trained 3,000 Medical Doctor’s to date plus remain investing in research and training grants.

    Employee Benefits

    We provide robust benefit plans with competitive premiums for medical and dental/vision along with retirement plans. Additionally, you will accrue paid time off from your first day of employment. Other Benefits include: Long-term Disability Insurance, Basic Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage, educational and professional certification reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program, Credit Union Membership, Fitness Center, 24 hour Subway, onsite concierge service, and Retirement Planning classes.

    Please apply today to be considered for this challenging and dynamic position!

    Responsibilities

    DISCHARGE NAVIGATOR
    This role entails screening patient census on a daily basis for appropriate discharge planning interventions, assessing patient discharge planning needs, and escalating patients to appropriate Case Management discipline based on Discharge Navigator – Escalation Criteria. You are expected to collaborate with the Case Management team, the patient and family, the physician, hospital staff, and other care providers to determine post-hospital care needs, and follow the patient through the discharge process to assure all aspects of the discharge plan have been met. You will develop an appropriate discharge plan based on assessment, physician input, and recommendations from the multidisciplinary plan. Inform the discharge plan regarding patient/identified caregiver needs, preferences, beliefs and values, as well as identify barriers to the plan of care and intervenes as appropriate and evaluate patient and family response to the discharge plan, then communicate target length of stay/estimated discharge readiness to physicians, patient, family and care team.

    Daily tasks include; maintaining an accurate and current source of appropriate community-based facilities and services where the patient can be transferred or referred. Performing appropriate referrals to community agencies and resources. Ensuring all elements critical to the discharge plan have been communicated to patient/caregiver and the multidisciplinary team; and documented in the electronic medical record (EMR). Contacting receiving facility to verify acceptance, and confirm transfer date/time, in addition to community resources to verify approval for service/DME and confirm date/time of delivery.

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    Qualifications

    Minimum requirements include; Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or Healthcare related field and one to two years of discharge planning experience. (Current BLS certification for CRMC employees only)

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