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Discharge Planning Coordinator/Administrative Assistant


Why Work at UPMC?

UPMC is committed to investing in you – financially, personally, and professionally – starting on day one of your career. From tackling student loans to advancing your career later in life, UPMC is the partner you need to succeed and thrive in your career.

Here’s how we support our Discharge Plan Coordinators:

  • Up to five and a half weeks of Paid Time Off annually, plus seven paid holidays each year
  • Dedicated career ladders, including a brand-new Discharge Plan Manager career ladder, added just this year, allowing you to achieve your highest potential while rewarding you for your experience and advanced education
  • Tuition reimbursement of up to $6,000 per academic year at any accredited institution, is available to employees and their dependents.

At UPMC, we’re passionate about continuing to support your growth throughout your career! The final job title and rate of pay will be based upon both individual qualifications and candidate choice. Any required certifications and contributions based on job title will be afforded a timeframe to obtain. Our competitive and newly developed Discharge Plan Management career ladder, as well as our Total Rewards package, will be discussed at the time of offer to ensure you can make the choices that are right for you.

The Discharge Planning Coordinator is a support role that provides clerical support to the department staff, assistance with audits, patient interviews, and other relevant tasks. This position does not provide direct patient care but may interact with patients and their families.

In addition to supporting the Discharge Planning team, seeking an individual with administrative support experience to assist the department, supervisors, and group of professionals.  Experience with scheduling meetings, use of various applicable MS Suite products and business procedures preferred.


  • Performs tasks delegated by Discharge Planning staff including clerical tasks such as copying or faxing as well as non-clinical tasks required to develop and execute a safe and effective discharge plan.
  • Provides forms, resources, and other information required as part of discharge plan to the patient/caregivers as directed by Discharge Planning staff.
  • Utilizes electronic medical records and technology programs to complete chart reviews, collect data, document progress, track communication, and other tasks as indicated.
  • Serves as a contact between patients and discharge planning staff.
  • Gather and arrange the necessary materials to enable patient discharge. Order supplies/equipment for patient-specific needs as identified by clinical team.
  • Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies and complies with regulatory and HIPPA requirements.
  • Reports information in a clear, timely, and concise manner; Alerts Discharge Planning team of concerns related to plan of care and barriers to discharge.
  • Assists Discharge Planning team with questions and troubleshooting that arise.



  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent required.
  • Administrative experience highly preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong organization and prioritization skills.
  • Skilled at multi-tasking. Willingness to learn.
  • Takes initiative.
  • Good time management.
  • Basic to proficient computer skills.
  • Comfortable working both independently and as a team member.
  • Ability to take direction.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

Total Rewards

More than just competitive pay and benefits, UPMC’s Total Rewards package cares for you in all areas of life — because we believe that you’re at your best when receiving the support you need: professional, personal, financial, and more.

Our Values

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