St. John's Riverside Hospital

  • Discharge Planning Assistant

    Job ID
    Facility Name
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Hours Per Week
    Work Shift
    8am-4pm; varies; including weekends and holidays
    Posted Salary
  • Overview

    St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.


    St. John’s has been an integral part of the community since the 1890's and its’ commitment to provide the community with the most advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals’ vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service. In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John’s dedicated nurses give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.   


    St. John’s Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of life for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their care.


    Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it means to be Community Strong


    The discharge facilitator assists the case management team with the delivery of regulatory paperwork to patients and /or next of kin, ordering discharge transportation, and the ordering of medically necessary Durable Medical Equipment. The goal of the position is to ensure the department is meeting regulatory requirements with respect to patient rights and meets organization and departmental goals for length of stay reduction, satisfaction improvement, readmission reduction, and denial prevention.


    High School Diploma or GED, with at least 1-2 years experience working in a healthcare environment. Effective professional rapport with physicians, patient, family/visitor, peers and supervisors. Ability to exhibit sensitivity and compassion to patients and their families. Demonstrates flexibility and creativity. Must be able to function well under pressure. Must possess good judgement in escalating potential issues.


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