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Discharge Planning Coordinator- Full-Time

  • Job ID: 336066002
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Hamot
  • Department: Clinical Care Coord
  • Location: 201 State St, Erie PA 16550
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $16.60 to $26.44 / hour


Clinical Care Coordination and Discharge Planning is looking for a Discharge Planning Coordinator to join their team! The right candidate will be hard working, able to take initiative, and be adaptable. In this position you will follow a patient throughout their entire stay from day one of admission to 3 days post discharge.

This a full-time position with many schedule options to fit your lifestyle:

  • Monday through Friday, flexibility offered
    • Four 10-hour days
    • Five 8 hour days
    • 4 and 6 hour shifts also available
  • 2-3 weekend days are expected per 6 week cycle
  • Weekend Program:
    • 15% incentive
    • must work 48 weekends per year
    • 24 hours total each weekend (three 8 hour shifts or two 12 hour shifts)

Other highlights:

  • New 8 step career ladder ranging from entry to director-level leadership
  • Tuition assistance
  • MSW and MSN programs are free through partnership with Capella University.
  • Tuition reimbursement for ACMA certification and membership


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.



  • 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.
  • 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.

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.

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