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Registered Nurse - Discharge Planner

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Company: Loyal Source Government Services
Job Type Name: RN Jobs
Date Updated: 2013-06-06
Job Title: Registered Nurse - Discharge Planner
Job Description: Loyal Source Government Services is currently hiring multiple RN - Discharge Planners at Wright Patterson AFB near Dayton, OH.

To apply please send your resume to Kirk Moorman at [Register to View]

This opportunity offers a Registered Nurse - Discharge Planner excellent stability, great compensation and benefits packages and a great work environment serving a patient population of active duty Air Force members and beneficiaries.


- Must have the knowledge and ability to effectively apply the following core discharge planning and case management functions: a) Assessment: Assesses every inpatient and same day surgery patient for discharge planning needs; b) Referral: Considers all needs for referrals to include TRICARE authorizations, durable medical equipment, special needs equipment/services, ongoing specialty medical care, case management, institutional referrals such as transfers for rehabilitative or nursing home care; c) Formulation: Collaborates with the provider and other members of the healthcare team as needed to determine the best discharge plan for the patient; d) Implementation: Reviews the discharge plan with the patient and the patientís family/caregiver prior to discharge and documents the review in the patientís medical record; e) Montoring: Documents and updates the discharge plan as needed in accordance with local facility/AF/DoD policies and guidelines. Conducts periodic evaluations of the quality and effectiveness of the discharge planning process.
- Must be knowledge in medical privacy and confidentiality (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act [HIPAA]), and accreditation standards of Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and The Joint Commission (TJC); computer applications/software to include Microsoft Office programs, MS Outlook (e-mail), and internet; problem-solving skills to articulate medical requirements to patients, families/care givers, medical and non-medical staff in a professional and courteous way; DRGs, ICD-9, CPT-4, HCPCS coding; and concepts Length of Stay (LOS) and Avoidable Bed Days.
- Must have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; apply critical thinking skills and expertise in resolving complicated healthcare, social, interpersonal and financial patient situations;
- Education. Shall be a graduate from an associateís (ADN) or baccalaureate degree (BSN) program in nursing accredited by a national nursing accrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education.
- License. Maintain an active, valid, current, and unrestricted license (with no limitations, stipulations or pending adverse actions) to practice nursing as a registered nurse in any US state/jurisdiction.
- Experience. A minimum of 3 years for ADN/2 years for BSN full-time experience in clinical case management or discharge planning for adults, children, families, seniors and groups.

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City: Dayton
State: Ohio
Job Details
Degree Required:
Position Type: Interested in all
Experience Required: 0-2 Years
Specialty: Family Practice/Primary Care Jobs
Accept Visa Candidates: No
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