East Morgan County Hospital Transitions Coach in Brush, Colorado

Requires a Bachelors Degree in Social Work or related degree.Requires a proficiency level typically achieved with 0-3 years of dischargeplanning experience in a Healthcare setting.Must have knowledge of government/community agencies, resources, such asMedicare/Medicaid, long term care or other applicableresources/services. Must demonstrate effective communication skills, humanrelation skills and time management skills. In acute care must be able to workflexible hours and take rotation call after hours/weekends.Preferred QualificationsBLS CertificationAdditional related education and/or experience preferred.WAGE: NegotiableDAYS/HRS.: Per DiemJob SummaryFacilitates the safe and timely transition of clients from acute or inpatientcare to alternative levels of care such as skilled nursing facility,and/or home care program. Assists in determining client appropriateness fortransition of care and coordinates healthcare and social services to supportthe client in designated setting. Provides on-site or telephonic dischargeplanning and arrangement of post-discharge services.Essential Functions Processes or Plans and facilitates the timely discharge/transfer ofclients from acute/observation care from the hospital. Evaluates the needsof the patient within the framework of their functional abilities, cultureand support/resources. Facilitates/ implements the care plan with the proposed interventions incollaboration with the health care team. Collaborates with all members of thehealthcare team to develop, manage and communicate the transition of care plan. Documents all interventions in the patient medical record both timely andaccurately including all elements of the transition of care plan. Assist and support patients and families. Acts as a liaison to health carefacilities and community groups. Serves as a liaison role when providing community resources to patients andfamilies. Maintains knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid and other program benefits toassist patients with transition of care planning and choices.LOCATION: BrushAPPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: If you meet the minimum requirements please click on "See How to Apply" to view the application instructions. **You must be registered with Connecting Colorado in order to viewinformation on how to apply for any of these jobs. Registration is available at no cost.***