Manager Social Services Discharge Planning - Post Acute Care - KPPAAC
Location: San Leandro, California
Internal Number: 1045205
Provides direct supervision to of the KPPACC Admissions and Discharge Planner/Social Services staff. Discharge Planner/Social Services. When indicated, maintains an active caseload. Interfaces with other department heads in resolving member grievances. Acts as liaison to Director of Rehab regarding Discharge Planning meetings. Manages flow of patients into KPPACC from admitting KFH Medical Centers. Completes employee performance evaluations. Ensures employees complete required annual training. Establishes and maintains standards, quality levels, and customer-focused services. Establishes interfaces with community services. Plans, develops, implements and maintains admissions and discharge planning/social services policies and procedures, delivery of social services work programs, and discharge planning services. Oversees social services case management activities. Collects, coordinates, and analyzes data related to admissions and discharges. Reports findings to quality improvement committee, or other committees as indicated. Manages staff activities, ensures staff competencies and develops/presents in-services. Performs other duties as directed when operational need so dictates.
- Recommends, develops, and implements new programs enhancing services to specialized patient populations. - Identifies community resources for our members. - Identifies issues which interfere with the delivery of services and develops techniques to resolve them. - Collaborates with medical center departments, community agencies and health plan members on matters related to admissions and discharge planning and ensures that services are provided in an integrated fashion. - Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local requirements. - Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.