Job Description

Case Manager Associate

Support Department: Case Management

Management: No

Schedule: Per Diem Weekends 08:00AM - 16:30PM

Reports To: Director of Case Management

Summary: The Case Manager Associate role incorporates dual responsibilities in the area of Discharge Planning and in Office Management. Case Manager Assistant/Discharge Planner Role: Under the supervision of a case manager works with the patient/family, multidisciplinary team and physicians, to optimize the process of patient's progress through the continuum of care--- intervening and executing the discharge plan.  Works in a collegiate manner with physicians and other consultants to implement individualized discharge plans. Proactive in assuring the delivery of appropriate, effective, quality, safe discharges in a cost effective manner. Maintains availability as a resource to facilitate communication among providers (including financial counselor/business office) and patient/family to remain involved in the discharge plan. Facilitates system/process improvement to remove barriers to discharge. Fully participates and promotes focused programs/projects of the Case Management Department.

Requirements: Discharge Planning Certificate or Equivalent experience preferred. Must have experience working with computers.  Must have working knowledge of medical terminology.