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Discharge Planner PRN - Paducah KY

Requisition R098433 Market Paducah, Kentucky Department SS Quality - Care Management Shift Days Schedule Part-time

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About Us:

As a faith-based and patient-focused organization, Mercy Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of all people in mind, body and spirit through exceptional patient care. Success in this goal requires a culture of compassion, collaboration, excellence and respect. Mercy Health seeks people that are committed to our values of compassion, human dignity, integrity, service and stewardship to create an environment where associates want to work and help communities thrive.

Job Summary

The Discharge Planner’s primary responsibility is to provide appropriate and timely discharge planning from hospital, arrangements for follow-up health care, assessment of financial resources available to patients, and referral to appropriate community resources as needed. The Discharge Planner holds a BSW or Bachelors in a related health field.

Education: BSW or Bachelors in a related health field.

Required: Licensure / Certification BLS certification required. BSW license in the state of Kentucky preferred; membership and participation in a professional nursing organization encouraged.

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:



SS Quality - Care Management

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

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Luis F., RN

I wanted to get into a career where I’m happy to go to work.

Luis F. Registered Nurse
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