Transition Care Specialist

Job Number
209439
Banner Staffing Services - Arizona
Shift
Other
Department
Banner Staffing Service AZ - Banner Staffing Services-AZ
Position Type
BR: Banner Registry
Street Address
525 W. Brown Road
City & State
US-AZ-Mesa
Posting Category
Case Management

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Banner Staffing Services Seeking

Transition Care Specialist

 

Banner Staffing Services is searching for a Transition Care Specialist to assist with our patients’ future plans.

 

If you are looking for flexible hours, competitive pay and want exposure to a variety of Banner Health facilities, please apply!

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About Banner Staffing Service AZ
Supporting Banner Health, Banner Staffing Services offers a world of opportunities to make an impact on one of the country's leading health systems. In addition, we provide the best training in the business, so you can hit the ground running as you enjoy unequaled clinical variety, professional flexibility and lifestyle choices. We provide registry and travel assignments throughout the western United States. The registry allows you to create your own schedule by offering opportunities in a variety of hospital, home care and primary care settings. Banner Travel offers short-term assignments of three twelve-hour shifts per week. Our pay rates are highly competitive, and we offer training in the country's most advanced simulation center. You will also enjoy the stability only an organization as large and successful as Banner Health can offer.

 

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About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

This position facilitates the safe and timely transition of clients from acute care to alternative levels of care such as skilled nursing facility, long-term acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, home infusion therapy, hospice and/or home care or community program. Facilitates discharge plan for the transition of care and services into the designated setting or service. Provides on-site or telephonic discharge arrangements to post-acute and community services.

 

Essential Functions

  • Processes and facilitates the timely discharge/transfer of clients from hospital care to identified post-acute setting. Notifies care coordination team member(s) if patient or caregiver demonstrate or verbalize any inability/concern to be able to manage their post-acute plan or responsibilities.

 

  • Facilitates/ implements the care plan with proposed interventions in collaboration with healthcare team. Collaborates with all members of the healthcare team to implement, manage and communicate the transition of care arrangements.

 

  • Participates in performance improvement projects, Banner initiatives and performs data collection for measurement of projects as assigned.

 

  • Documents all interventions in the patient medical record both timely and accurately including all elements of the discharge plan. Performs transfer of accurate, pertinent patient information between all appropriate entities of the post-acute care continuum.

 

  • Assist and support patients and families in making appropriate arrangements for the post-acute plan. Performs follow-up calls to patients and providers as indicated and report any concerns to leadership.

 

  • Serves as an intermediary when providing community resources to patients, caregiver, and families. Discusses with patient, caregiver, and/or family maintaining clear communication regarding anticipated discharge date and potential care settings.

 

  • Maintains knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid and other program benefits to assist patients with transition of care planning and choices.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelors degree in social work or related degree or a Licensed Practice Nurse, or a Licensed Respiratory Therapist required.

Must have knowledge of government/community agencies and resources, such as Medicare/Medicaid, long term care or other applicable resources/services. Must demonstrate effective communication and customer service skills, human relation skills and time management skills. Must be able to work flexible hours and work weekends on rotation.BLS required.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience in health care service setting, interacting with patients and families, usually obtained through work in social services, as a licensed practical nurse or in a discharge planning setting.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.