Discharge Coordinator Resume Samples

A Discharge Coordinator is a skilled clinical staff who undertakes responsibility for helping the patients with their discharge process. The job position organized an effective post-treatment strategy for patients and help in the patient’s healing process. Other daily accountabilities are listed on the Discharge Coordinator Resume as – assessing each patient’s needs, ensuring a smooth and safe transition, protecting patient health and well-being by devising personalized recovery plans, handling the process of discharge papers and forwarding it to the appropriate department, and coordinating with the insurance carriers to submit discharge summaries.

Such professionals are expected to be extrovert, and people-oriented with excellent communication skills. They should have good speaking and listening skills and be able to understand the patient’s fear and collaborate with the discharge plans. Empathy, compassion, and friendliness are more vital for this role. Most of the eligible applicants come from a variety of clinical training backgrounds and have a nursing degree.

Discharge Coordinator Resume example

Discharge Coordinator Resume

Headline : To seek an full time position where I can utilize my experience of interpersonal skills, with problem solving and good telephone skills. Maintaining a professional demeanor and the ability to work with a team or independently. I have a friendly appearance a helpful attitude with full honesty, integrity and dedication.

Skills : Computer, Administrative, Phlebotomy, Collections, Billing.

Description :

    1. Accurately and efficiently assessed patients aftercare needs in collaboration with the patient, physicians, therapists, and treatment team.
    2. Provided patients with reasonable aftercare options and discusses each option in full with the patient and family.
    3. Collected releases of information to accurately research and refer to services.
    4. Maintained timely and accurate patient records, treatment team and case management notes and patient referrals.
    5. Initiated contact with referral sources, community mental health providers, physicians, and other placement options to facilitate continuity of care.
    6. Coordinated admissions to secondary hospitals or treatment centers and other placement as needed.
    7. Scheduled follow-up appointments with a psychiatrist and therapist within a reasonable time following discharge.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Science In Psychology


Discharge Coordinator Resume

Headline : As a Discharge Coordinator, responsible for Interviewing patients and/or families to assist the Case Manager with the identification of potential barriers to discharge, including but not limited to, financial, emotional, inadequate support systems, and/or other patient-specific barriers.

Skills : Planning Skills, Patient Care.

Description :

    1. In charged of all surgical specialties except neuro, ortho, cardiothoracic and gyno.
    2. Worked with a multi-disciplinary team consisting of doctors, nurses, social workers, and nurse case managers to anticipate and determine patients' needs for continued care at discharge.
    3. Worked with the patient's insurance company to ensure benefit coverage and preferred providers for discharge needs.
    4. Gave patient choice as to which preferred provider to use for the services the patient required at discharge.
    5. Arranged continued care with various skilled nursing facilities, home health care companies, durable medical equipment companies (for oxygen and/or various medical equipment), hospice providers, assisted living facilities, long term acute care and physical rehab facilities.
    6. Arranged both advanced life support and basic life support transports to other facilities as necessary for my patients.
    7. Able to arrange and coordinate all discharge needs for all my patients discharging on any given day along with charting and keeping current with ALL patients on my census - completing all of my duties within an eight hour day, never requiring over-time to complete my duties.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Discharge Coordinator Resume

Objective : Hardworking, self-motivated, Discharge Coordinator Professional, accustomed to working in a fast paced environment; team player, adapts to new tasks quickly and easily, driven to achieve high quality results.

Skills : Problem Solving Skills, Attention To Detail.

Description :

    1. Responsible for driving assigned department projects (i.e. projects supporting organizational initiatives and goals.
    2. Responsible for typing and/or composition of letters, memos, minutes, meeting notices, creation of forms, proofreading documents, and organizing materials.
    3. Coordinated all aspects of transportation/escorts of youth for the purposes of safe reunification of transfer to a more appropriate level of care.
    4. Constantly engaged in learning and developing new skills and approaches to reunification, transfer and escort procedures for clients in their program and post-18 plan and ensuring all statistical information and data related to escort/discharge was recorded.
    5. Responsible for tracking all travel, escorts, and related costs and created policies and procedures which increase the safe transfer of youth and reduce costs.
    6. Acted as primary liaison between Tumbleweed and receiving family sponsor or another care provider during the discharge process, ensured program compliance, documentation and arranged per diems per escort.
    7. Created a documented specialized area in discharge planning/escorts in our Youthcare work, documented policies and procedures, and staff training, to other Youthcare workers who are able to provide escort services for discharged youth, increase safe transfer of youth.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Discharge Coordinator Resume

Summary : A sincere, loyal and dedicated individual with great deal of ambition. Although I have worked in the computer industry, my past experiences and quick learning ability make me eager to attempt this new challenge. I get along well with others and have plenty to offer to a team, but I am also efficient while working independently. Seeking a position where I can develope new skills and excel while to giving 100% to my employer.

Skills : Familiar With All Script, Meditech, Health Streams.

Description :

    1. Cared for patients in Emergency situations along with documenting the patient's care that was provided.
    2. Obtained EKGs and placing patients on a heart monitor.
    3. Assisted RN's,PA's, and MD's in everyday tasks of the Emergency Room.
    4. Assisted with serial procedures and splinting. Finding hospitalization for patients that need mental health services.
    5. Obtained a pre-certification for the patient to be hospitalized and also setting up transportation via ambulance service to get the patient to he excepting hospital.
    6. Created all brochures, power points, and flyers to keep all youth informed and educated.
    7. Attended and contributed to daily treatment team meetings in a punctual and professional manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS

Discharge Coordinator Resume

Headline : As a Discharge Coordinator, responsible for Will communicating relevant patient-specific findings or concerns to the Case Manager and assist the Case Manager in addressing applicable issues, which might impede a safe and timely transition to a lower level of care.

Skills : Hard Worker, Willing To Learn, Medical.

Description :

    1. Acted as a liaison between patients, hospital staff, the community, hospital administration and physician office staff Answer telephone inquiries according to established grade of service standards.
    2. Collected and verified information concerning eligibility, provider status, benefit coverage, coordination of benefits and subrogation.
    3. Compiled with organizational policies and procedures, regulatory requirements and other established criteria and guidelines.
    4. Assisted in preparing and submitting reports or assignments as needed to meet organizational initiatives and/or objectives.
    5. Maintained confidentiality of company and protected health information.
    6. Provided behavioral health customer service functions and coordinates member needs with appropriate level of care.
    7. Refered members to network behavioral health providers for outpatient evaluation and treatment.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Discharge Coordinator Resume

Objective : Highly motivated Discharge Coordinator professional with unique expertise in discharge planning, case management, and insurance benefit verification seeking a challenging position.

Skills : Microsoft Office, EMR, Insurance Verification, Medical Terminology, Benefits, Meditech, Patient Education, Medical Records.

Description :

    1. Assisted in the creation of a standard durable medical equipment form for MSH, SRH and HCH compliant with CMS guidelines, eliminating need for additional documents to be signed, delays in discharge, incorrect patient information being transferred, etc.
    2. Initialized transition from paper HH & oxygen orders to electronic orders entered via POM in Meditech.
    3. Currently working on transitioning DME to electronic orders as well.
    4. Organized patient care with multiple vendors and agencies including establishing communication with insurance companies to increase in-network contracted providers.
    5. Coordinated the discharge planning of all Schwab patients requiring home health and durable medical equipment/supplies.
    6. Assisted in establishing relationship with preferred DME vendor to provide consignment closets for MSH, SRH, and HCH as a means of providing faster, quality service for patients and expediting discharge reducing length of stay.
    7. Documented all patient referrals appropriately and within hospital & CMS guidelines.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Discharge Coordinator Resume

Headline : Accomplished Executive, experienced in operations, policy and procedure, with a consistent record of success enhancing and developing quality service and organizational value in diverse organizations. Proficient in identifying untapped markets and business opportunities, inclusive of above margin double-digit gross profit, P & L oversight, and proficiency in scripting complex narratives, research, statistical analysis and reporting.

Skills : Critical Thinking, Crisis Management, Team Building, Team Leadership.

Description :

    1. Trained in Behavioral management crisis management, de-escalation and restraint techniques.
    2. Transitioned to senior mental health counselor, where I was responsible for supervision of rehabilitation staff, training, scheduling, developing staff skills to better meet self and client needs.
    3. Extensively collaborated with county providers i.e. Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Conservators, Attorneys, Family members, Nutritionists and Regulators.
    4. Maintained positive relationships with community resources/referrals, and represents the facility in a professional manner.
    5. Obtained medical records from other providers, verified insurance benefits and explained procedures to patients.
    6. Trained new employees Built relationships with patients and staff Functioned as a valued team member Skills Used Excellent customer service skills as well as both oral and written communication.
    7. Provided clients with community resources.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master Of Science

Discharge Coordinator Resume

Headline : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Discharge Coordinator professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Internet Research, Scheduling Appointments.

Description :

    1. Set up aftercare for clients completing residential alcohol/drug treatment program.
    2. Worked with sober living homes, counselors, physicians and agencies that assist with homeless clients.Insure that clients have DARS information, educational information i.e., GED, services for dental and various services.
    3. Worked with insurance companies to insure affordability of aftercare for clients.
    4. Used Scheduling, face to face interviewing of clients, working with LCDC counselors, LPC counselors and Recovery Advocates.
    5. Cared team meetings to determine eligibility of clients to receive additional time to treatment.
    6. Worked with physician and nursing staff in the continued care of clients medical needs.
    7. Involved setting up home health care or outpatient therapy for patients and ensuring that the appropriate DME was provided and that follow-up appointments were scheduled.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
M.A

Discharge Coordinator Resume

Objective : Responsible for Participating in daily resident team rounds, providing patient information to assist in daily care and discharge planning. Communicating with supervising resident as needed, identifying any barriers to, and updates for, planned patient discharges.

Skills : Investigations, Safety Assessments, Marketing, Troubleshooting IT Issues, Court Testimony, Great Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Assisted with chemo and radiation therapy.
    2. Gained a ton of knowledge and understanding of all types of cancer and other diseases.
    3. Accomplished the opportunity to gain relationships with my patients and their families.
    4. Used Respect for our final moments in life and having the compassion to give and bulid with absolute strangers.
    5. Completed all necessary BWC paperwork for all Worker's Compensation patients, communicating with employers the results of the pre-employment exams we perform, patient care, including triage/rooming patients, urine drug screen collection, breath alcohol testing, audiograms, vision testing, vitals, blood collection, immunizations, EKG's and assisting the Nursing Staff and Physician as needed.
    6. Responsible for receiving calls regarding admission prospects to this facility.
    7. Responsible for completing the discharge process.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master Of Social Work

Discharge Coordinator Resume

Objective : An overall exceptional individual with experience in discharge planning, individual/group counseling techniques/therapy, and appraisal methods. Likewise, proficiently demonstrates excellent communication, critical thinking, and listening skills with minimal supervision.

Skills : Analyst, MS office.

Description :

    1. Oversaw discharge planning for a 125-bed ITC while hosting and facilitating all site visits from providers and various other professionals.
    2. Conceptualized and developed ongoing professional relationships with key agencies and organizations.
    3. Evaluated programs for the appropriateness of client needs by visiting potential discharge placements.
    4. Provided in-depth training to staff while working in conjunction with business managers in acquiring payment services rendered.
    5. Reviewed contracts and state regulations and troubleshot any identified problems.
    6. Reviewed all policies and procedures to ensure compliance with JCAHO procedures.
    7. Responsible for scheduling patient procedures, providing patients with an estimate of financial responsibility after insurance, posting patient payments, and making daily bank deposit.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS