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DISCHARGE PLANNER

GREENWOOD, IN | Full Time
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One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies. Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

Valle Vista Hospital:

Since 1983, Valle Vista Health System, a 132 bed facility located in Greenwood, Indiana, has been providing high-quality behavioral health care to the community. We offer care for a broad range of psychiatric and addiction disorders. We provide care to adults, and to patients as young as age five. Our programs include inpatient, outpatient and medication-assisted treatment for adults, and residential and inpatient treatment for children and adolescents. These programs are designed to help adults, children and teens learn the necessary skills to regain confidence, heal and successfully function at home, work, school and intheir communities.

For more information about Valle Vista Health System, please visit our website at https://vallevistahospital.com/

The Discharge Planner is responsible for the majority of discharges on units within VVHS. The Discharge Planner completes individualized discharge and safety plans. The Discharge Planner provides patients with a review of treatment options beyond VVHS. The Discharge Planner represents VVHS in coordination of treatment follow up for patients within the community. The Discharge Planner works closely with other members of the social services team from the time of intake to plan for an appropriate discharge plan.

 

Qualifications

Education/Licensure: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, in Social Work or a clinical related mental health field.

Experience: Previous experience in a psychiatric health care facility, with direct experience in case management, care coordination and interdisciplinary team staffing preferred.

Additional Requirements:   Required to work flexible hours and weekends.

  

What do our current staff value at UHS?

An environment that puts patient care first.  One of the most rewarding aspects of working at Valle Vista Health System is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to the patients and families you treat, at their most vulnerable times.  Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career.  There are very robust continuing education options and opportunities for leadership development with UHS.  Supportive and responsive leadership.  Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

Benefit Highlights:

Challenging and rewarding work environment

Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries

Competitive Compensation

Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan

401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan

Generous Paid Time Off

Free Meal

Free Basic Life Insurance

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

Notice

At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries.  We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

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