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Care Coordinator/Discharge Planner - Inpatient

This position will responsible for providing discharge planning and coordination of care for members hospitalized in the acute care setting in collaboration with the Hospitalist team, Sharp Rees-Stealy primary care physician, and ancillary staff to ensure cost effective quality service throughout the continuum of care.

Sharp Rees-Stealy's mission is to improve the health of its community through a caring partnership of patients, physicians and employees. Its goal is to offer quality services that set community standards and exceed expectations in a caring, convenient, affordable and accessible manner.

Sharp Rees-Stealy has been serving the health care needs of San Diegans since 1923 when doctors Clarence Rees and Clair Stealy formed San Diego's first multispecialty medical group practice. Today, Sharp Rees-Stealy has 22 locations and 500 primary care doctors and specialists representing virtually every field of medicine.


This position will be working at Sharp Memorial Hospital, Sharp Grossmont Hospital, and Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center in San Diego, CA.


Full Time position - Day shift

7:30am - 4:30pm

Every other Weekend shift

Required Skills and Qualifications

Completion of an accredited Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) program or Navy Corps School

Current California Licensed Vocational Nurse licensure

Excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills

Strong computer and typing skills

Must have excellent customer service skills, be flexible and very organized

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

One to three years’ experience in the acute patient care, SNF, home health, or hospice settings

Experience as a case manager or discharge planner interacting with managed care payers

Experience with InterQual or Milliman Guidelines

Understanding of the ICD-9 and CPT coding

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
San Diego, CA 92189, US