Discharge Planner, Cap Utilization Management, PD/Variable
MemorialCare Health System
Location: Long Beach, California
Internal Number: LON008402
The Discharge Planner develops, coordinates, and implements an appropriate discharge plan for a specific caseload of patients. The Discharge Planner collaborates with the patient, family, and members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team to ensure a safe and effective continuum of care beyond the patient's hospital visit. The Discharge Planner promotes safe and timely discharges with a focus on patient satisfaction and financial efficiency. He/she assists patients and their families by thoroughly answering all questions regarding the patient's visit as well as those involving future healthcare services.