Discharge Planner Resume Samples

A Discharge Planner will work in a variety of hospital settings and facilitate patient care. The job description includes coordinating with attending physicians, specialists, and nurses to handle the patient’s transition to life after the hospital after discharge. The major tasks are mentioned on the Discharge Planner Resume as follows – helping patients in an acute setting which may be either at hospitals or another inpatient facility; helping in removing barriers for timely discharge from hospitals, meeting patients and discussing about placement options into assisted care facilities or nursing homes; and organizing medical records for transmittal to rehab facilities.

To discharge the above-mentioned roles and responsibilities, the following skills are required – empathetic and highly-organized; capable of multitasking, knowledge of medical terminologies, familiarity with the insurance policy coverage and good time-management skills. Educational and licensing requirements vary from state to state, but mostly a Master’s degree in social work is considered ideal for the job.

Discharge Planner Resume example

Junior Discharge Planner Resume

Objective : Junior Discharge Planner, familiar with working in a team environment, serving as a liaison between business units and the customer, and managing daily operations. Looking for a challenging position where all the abilities & potential is best utilized & develop through experience with opportunities for professional growth based on performance

Skills : Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel, Windows, Office Equipment.

Description :

    1. Responsible for attending the Utilization Review to review all rehab patients and their needs for a continuum of care after leaving the facility.
    2. Responsible for maintaining and making referrals to Home Health Care agencies for patients to go home with care.
    3. Responsible for updating and getting approval by the doctors on all disciplines and the discharge plan to ensure safety when patients return home.
    4. Responsible for attending Care Conference meetings with families to discuss discharge plans.
    5. Place orders for all Durable Medical Equipment for patients prior to leaving the facility.
    6. Responsible to review the discharge plans with patients and families on the day of discharge.
    7. Responsible for calling the discharged patients 24 hours and 3 weeks after discharge to receiving an update on their continuum of care.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Masters of Science


Discharge Planner II Resume

Summary : Seeking to utilize the abilities developed through education and having the capability to search for a solution and solving the problem. To pursue a challenging career and be part of a progressive organization that gives me an opportunity to enhance the professional skills and work with a diverse group of people for the ultimate goal of organizational growth.

Skills : Discharge Planning, Microsoft Office, Jd Edwards, Communication

Description :

    1. Effectively assess patients for discharge planning needs.
    2. Utilize resources effectively to ensure a timely discharge to the appropriate level of care.
    3. Maintain familiarity with laws, regulations, and interpretations pertinent to discharge planning.
    4. Excellent communication skills with team members and physicians and vendors to coordinate and identify any obstacles preventing a timely discharge.
    5. Responsible for a multitude of units on the weekends and holidays which include ER, Orthopedics, Women's Health Pavilion, Medical-Surgical Units, and Observation Units.
    6. Work every weekend with a large caseload to facilitate a safe discharge plan which includes being creative and using community resources to ensure a safe discharge plan.
    7. Responsible to review the discharge plans with patients and families on the day of discharge.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science


Discharge Planner - Temp Resume

Objective : To achieve a position to utilize the skills and abilities in an organization that offers professional growth while being resourceful innovative and flexible. To work in a challenging environment and with great interest to achieve professional development and career growth

Skills : Cerner Program, Customer Service, Microsoft Office, Phone Skills

Description :

    1. Utilized knowledge of psychiatric diagnoses, signs, symptoms of specific disorders and normal developmental stages to determine appropriate discharge plan.
    2. Assessed patients' level of functioning within the community setting and accurately completed the Mental Health exam.
    3. Provided linkage with community-based services for those patients who are mentally and seriously, persistently, mentally ill and Mentally Ill Chemical abusers.
    4. Participated in multidisciplinary treatment planning sessions/meetings.
    5. Participated in regularly scheduled supervision on both 1:1 and group level.
    6. Followed legal and ethical standards of practice.
    7. Completed documentation per program guidelines.
    8. Preformed all additional duties that were determined needed at the discretion of supervision.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master Of Arts

Discharge Planner/Case Manager Resume

Headline : To work effectively in a challenging environment that enables the employees to cope with the emerging trends to widen the spectrum of knowledge to fuel the growth of the organization. Possesses strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make well thought out decisions.

Skills : CPR & First Aid Instructor, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel

Description :

    1. Assess discharge plans and needs upon arrival and meet with the interdisciplinary team daily.
    2. Facilitate all group therapy sessions including process groups and educational groups.
    3. Facilitate family and individual sessions when needed.
    4. Liaison with local agencies to ensure aftercare appointments are made and given to each patient upon discharge.
    5. Create and make a care plan for each patient with goals, objectives, and interventions.
    6. Provide a continuing care plan and medication reconciliation sheet to all aftercare facilities within five days of discharge and ensure a discharge summary is given to facilities within thirty days.
    7. Float to other areas of the hospital including med/Surg unit and Partial Hospitalization Program and conduct all duties as necessary.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters Of Science

Senior Discharge Planner Resume

Summary : A passionate Senior Discharge Planner with a successful seven-year history of working with patients that include veterans with acute medical problems in a hospital setting. Strong background in providing case management services to diverse populations in terms of age, race, and economic background.

Skills : Discharge Planning, Assessment, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Resource Management

Description :

    1. Provide case management to high-acuity patients that are living with chronic mental illness in an acute psychiatric hospital.
    2. Interviewing and screening for the primary care needs of the patients.
    3. Provide linkage to community resources, such as an outpatient provider, placement, and transportation.
    4. Conduct psychosocial educational groups on topics such as life skills, medication management, and social skills.
    5. Completes psychosocial assessments to identify the presenting problem, risk factors, and present symptoms.
    6. Maintain accurate documentation of patient's behavior through charting.
    7. Screen thirty-five patients per week in a seventy -bed hospital.
    8. Facilitated psychoeducational groups for twenty-two patients.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master Of Social Work

Junior Discharge Planner Resume

Objective : To get a growth-oriented position in a reputed organization where the skills can be utilized for the improvement of the organization as well as personal growth. To build up a career in a leading Organization, which progresses dynamically and gives a chance to update the knowledge.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel, Windows, Office Equipment.

Description :

    1. Support patients before, during and after discharge from the hospital.
    2. Develop a long term plan with a patient that promotes a healthy lifestyle and relapse prevention plan.
    3. Coordinate with the interdisciplinary team an appropriate discharge plan.
    4. Ensure compliance with hospital policies during discharge planning.
    5. Assess continuing needs and make referrals to community resources and services.
    6. Identified and carried out the relevant interventions that facilitated the accomplishment of goals established in the care plan.
    7. Interpreted discharge instructions to the patients and their families.
    8. Assisted in quality assessment, efficiently managed care, and patient satisfaction.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Discharge Planner - Full Time Resume

Headline : To obtain a position in an agency devoted to helping individuals with the goal of improving their lives and reaching their full potential. Seeking a career where academic excellence will add value to the organization and personal growth.

Skills : Discharge Planning, Microsoft Office, Jd Edwards, Communication

Description :

    1. Completed initial intake interviews with the patient and family in a hospital setting.
    2. Conducted weekly meetings for patient's families to answer questions about what the rehab experience would entail.
    3. Assessed the patient's social situation for safe discharge from the hospital.
    4. Attended weekly team staff meetings pertaining to the progress made on behalf of each patient.
    5. Made referral calls to home health agencies and faxed orders to these agencies prior to patient discharge.
    6. Responsible for overseeing the general needs for the comfort and safety of the elderly patients that the agency served.
    7. Responsible for nursing home placements when they were necessary.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters of Science

Assistant Discharge Planner Resume

Headline : To obtain a position in case management utilizing the skills and education in psychology and counseling in a distinguished location offering growth, development, and advancement. To serve the organization as a hard worker in this competitive environment discharging all the professional skills

Skills : CPR Certified, Cerner Program, Customer Service, Microsoft Office, Phone Skills

Description :

    1. Identified and assessed patients for needs related to the impact of admission, diagnosis, and treatment.
    2. Developed plans for intervention as part of an interdisciplinary team.
    3. Synchronized discharge of a patient with extended care facility placement or home health care services.
    4. Identified infants at risk for abuse, neglect, or dependency.
    5. Maintained relationships with outside service providers.
    6. Completed referrals to secondary service providers.
    7. Maintained up-to-date knowledge of commercial and government payer sources for health care services.
    8. Served as the social work representative on the Bioethics Advisory Committee.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Science

Lead Discharge Planner Resume

Summary : Hard-working, outgoing, motivated Lead Discharge Planner with strong organizational abilities looking for a full-time position with your company. Able to learn new tasks quickly and proficient in growing key customer relationships. Represents establishment with friendly, professional demeanor at all times.

Skills : Microsoft, Bilingual Spanish, Discharge Planning, Assessment, Group Therapy

Description :

    1. Send weekly clinics to HMOs and PPO insurances for residents to stay at the facility.
    2. Attend Medicare meetings and discuss the resident's progress and discharge plans.
    3. Give therapy updates to either residents and or families.
    4. Communicate with families and residents to ensure safe discharge to home or other facilities.
    5. Assist families with placement if unsure where residents will discharge.
    6. Work closely with home health agencies as well as boarding cares and assisted living.
    7. Educate families in the difference between Skilled Nursing Facilities, Boarding Care, Assisted Living and Independent Living.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Associate Discharge Planner Resume

Headline : TO secure a responsible career opportunity and to strengthen the career in a challenging environment which provides me an opportunity to improve the skills and also continuously learn new skills with an enriching experience.

Skills : BLS Certified, Relationship And Team Building, Staffing And Management Ability, Organized, Detailed Oriented

Description :

    1. Connect clients to appropriate community resources. Assess clients for the appropriate level of care.
    2. Work collaboratively with community and state agencies to make an appropriate care plan for the client.
    3. Work with insurance companies to accommodate client needs.
    4. Organize meetings between agencies when appropriate for clients' care plan.
    5. Work with a multi-disciplinary team to coordinate the best care for the client and the family.
    6. Submit appropriate referrals and documentation for clients and families.
    7. Understanding the diverse needs of different clients. Responsible for attending care conference meetings with families to discuss discharge plans.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Social Work

Discharge Planner Resume

Summary : To work with an organization with an objective to learn, grow & work as a part of a team & contribute to the success of the organization. Seeking an opportunity to work with an organization that will provide a platform to utilize the technical skills and enrich the knowledge to help in the process of organizational and self-growth.

Skills : Discharge Planning, Assessment, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Resource Management

Description :

    1. Attended all scheduled Court and DCFS proceedings for residential youth.
    2. Facilitated Quarterly Treatment Planning Staffing for residential youth.
    3. Developed Discharge Plan for youth's transition according to DCFS Discharge Protocol.
    4. Effectively communicate the progress and needs of residents to Collateral Contacts.
    5. Scheduled and transport youth to placement interviews.
    6. Documented all contacts made regarding residents.
    7. Informed Court of resident progress via verbal or written reports.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Masters Of Science