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Position Summary:

Working under the direction of the RN Case Manager, the Discharge Planner completes referrals for post-acute services for patients and assists with tasks that do not require a clinical license or degree. The Discharge Planner s responsibilities include the following activities:

  • Arrange post-discharge services
  • Create and follow up on electronic referrals using the Tenet Case Management system
  • Review patient choice letters with patients/families for required signatures
  • Provide follow up Important Message to Medicare patients prior to discharge
  • Communicate with patients, families and other members of the care team
  • Complete tasks assigned by Case Manager
  • Make copies, send faxes and complete phone calls
  • Complete process reviews or audits as requested
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required: High school diploma or equivalent.

Required skills and abilities: Word processing skills necessary. Knowledge of medical terminology. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Maintains confidentiality, tact and diplomacy.

Preferred: UR/UM process within hospital, insurance company or medical office environment, hospital. Admitting process experience or SNF admitting process


PRIMARY LOCATION:Fountain Valley, California
FACILITY:Fountain Valley Regional Hospital And Medical Center

Screening Process

  1. Submit Application – click here
  2. Provide requested documentation
  3. Complete health, background, and competency screening
  4. Attend facility specific orientation and training

How to Apply

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  2. Call us (818)225-7918
  3. Email us


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  For 45 years, the dedicated physicians, nursing staff, ancillary staff and volunteers at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital & Medical Center (FVRMC) have been serving the needs of Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach, Westminster, Santa Ana, Costa Mesa and surrounding communities. Through the years the hospital has expanded its services and its community footprint to meet the diverse healthcare needs of our patients. On behalf of all of our associates and medical staff members, we welcome you and thank you for trusting us with your care. We do not take this trust lightly and value your confidence in us. Our quality of care is reflected in our track record of providing exceptional patient care and outcomes. Some of these accomplishments include:
  • A Tenet Healthcare Circle of Excellence Award Winner
  • 4 Star rated overall on 64 quality measures by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
  • The Joint Commission's Advanced Certification for Inpatient Diabetes Care developed in conjunction with the American Diabetes Association (ADA)
  • One of only two hospitals in Orange County with a certified Pediatric ICU
  • A certified Level III Neonatal ICU and Pediatric Unit
  • Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center
  • Accredited Comprehensive Center for Bariatric Surgery with Adolescent Qualifications(MBSAQIP)
  • Accredited Cancer Program through the Commission on Cancer We are here to serve you and while we hope you stay as healthy as possible, we are glad to be here for you in your or your family's time of need through the Commission on Cancer
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