Providence Health & Services Discharge Planner - Case Management in Tarzana, California


Providence is calling a Per Diem, Day Shift Discharge Planner to Providence Tarzana Medical Center in Tarzana, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Ensure timely discharge through early intervention and identification of post-hospital care needs

  • Ensure continuity if care needs are assessed and met for both inpatient and outpatients as needed, based on the age of the patient.

  • Coordinates interfacilty transfers, communicating appropriately and promptly with hospital departments and other facilities as necessary

  • Acts in coordination with the Case Manager, Physician, Nursing Staff and other members of the health team to provide optimum continuing care after discharge.

  • Rounds with Social Services and other hospital staff to develop discharge plans and discuss possible discharge problems.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Knowledge of Medicare and Medi-Cal regulations

  • Current LA City Fire Card within 30 days of hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Current Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

  • 3 years of clinical nursing experience

  • 3 years of Discharge planning experience in an acute care facility

Providence Tarzana Medical Center is a 245-bed not-for-profit medical center that serves the San Fernando Valley, offering high quality specialty services, including: heart and vascular care, orthopedics, oncology and senior services. Recognizing the special health care needs of women and children, our Women’s Pavilion & Resource Center provides women’s health and maternity care in one central location. The hospital specializes in pediatrics and has one of the largest neonatal intensive care units in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Tarzana has a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology with a personal touch. Providence Health & Services cares about the people and the lives that we touch each and every day. We are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core-values – to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship. With a rich past reaching back more than 65 years in Southern California, and 150 years in total, Providence Health & Services today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Case Management

Location: California-Tarzana

Req ID: 211288