Discharge Planning Nurse

VillageCare Manhattan, NY

About the Job

The Discharge Planning Nurse is responsible to ensure safe and effective discharge of a Member from an inpatient setting back into the community. The Discharge Planning Nurse is responsible to assess an individual Member’s needs and work with the Member and the discharging facility to develop a plan that promotes his long-term health, prevention the need for hospital readmission, and ensure safety in the community upon discharge. The Nurse must be well organized, have good time management skills as well as being assertive in that discharge planning involves coordinating outpatient services among doctors, care providers, family members and support people. **_Essential Functions_** * Conduct telephone assessment of Member's status at the time of discharge from an inpatient setting, back into the community. * Evaluate the discharge plan for appropriateness, as well as appropriateness of discharge status, in coordination with the UM department and the Care Manager * In coordination with AVP of Clinical Operations and Quality Department, will develop and follow work flows * Communicates with hospital Care Manager, discharge planner, as well as internal Care Management teams * Engages with Case Management teams to collaboratively plan and develop effective discharge plan and follow-up care of each Member, at the time of discharge from inpatient settings. * Completed all documentation, as required, and enters data into EMR. * Adheres to VillageCareMax policies and procedures for timeliness in completing assignments * Coordinates appropriate care for each Member, at the time of discharge from an inpatient setting. **Qualifictions:** * Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 3 years job related experience. * NYS License Registered Nurse Licensed * CCM preferred **Language: ** ** **Bilingual in Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, or Russian is preferred *Program:* VillageCareMAX *Location:* Manhattan *Employment Duration:* Regular Full-Time *Job Code:* 1910 *Standard Weekly Hours:* 35