discharge coordinator

discharge coordinator

an individual who arranges with community agencies and institutions for the continuing care of patients after their discharge from a hospital or another health care facility.
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He became World Micro's Electrostatic Discharge coordinator and assumed the role of ISO management representative prior to his appointment as quality manager.
Whether it is an aging senior who requires home aids or a surgical patient who requires acute care, the discharge coordinator in conjunction with the health care team develops a plan for discharge from the hospital setting.
With the help of a discharge coordinator, clients can establish expectations, identify resources and plan for their immediate and long term care.
The next will be Peggy Zach, discharge coordinator at Peace Harbor Hospital, who will discuss advanced dispositions, living wills and medical powers of attorney.
Contract notice: NHS Greater Huddersfield CCG Primary Care Discharge Coordinators Scheme.
The discharge coordinators will work with admitted patients from the selected practices who have little or no formal support.
She has liaised and improved links between patients, ward nurses, discharge coordinators, social workers, consultants and senior managers and has ensured older people do not stay in hospital longer than required .
At any one time, Sally and her team of five discharge coordinators are dealing with a huge caseload of patients who each need a tailor-made package of care before they go home, or into residential or nursing homes.
Among these occupations are discharge coordinators and planners who arrange for medical care after a hospital stay and medical and mental health case managers who assess patient needs and develop plans to ensure that the patient receives appropriate care.
The Complete Directory for Pediatric Disorders is an extraordinarily useful reference tool for Hospital Discharge Coordinators, Social Service Departments, State and Local Agencies and a helpful guide in Public Library reference collections.
The Complete Directory for Paediatric Disorders will be an extraordinarily useful reference tool for Hospital Discharge Coordinators, Social Service Departments, State and Local Agencies and a helpful guide in Public Library reference collections.
The Complete Directory for Pediatric Disorders will be an extraordinarily useful reference tool for Hospital Discharge Coordinators, Social Service Departments, State and Local Agencies and a helpful guide in Public Library reference collections.