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Category: Nursing
Facility: East Jefferson General Hospital
Department: Care Management
Schedule: FT
Shift: Day/Evening
Job Details: The discharge coordinator works under the direction of the Care Manager in coordinating discharge plans that have been established as a result of the Initial Admission Assessment process. This coordination may include arranging home with home health, durable medical equipment,transportation set up, outpatient therapy visits,returns to nursing home,assisted living facilities and/or referrals to SNF or Rehab,or LTAC facilities. The discharge Coordinator must be a licensed Practical Nurse licensed in the State of Louisiana. Previous experience working with home health agencies or familiarity with discharge planning is preferred. Must have solid organizational skills and the ability to set priorities.

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