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Discharge Planner (PRN) - Weekends

Company: Wellpath
Location: Dublin
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

Compensation Range: $59.2 - $59.2 / hourYou Matter: Make a difference every day in the lives of the underserved Join a mission driven organization with a people first culture Excellent career growth opportunitiesJoin us and find a career that supports: Caring for overlooked, underserved, and vulnerable patients Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging Autonomy in a warm team environment Growth and trainingPerks and BenefitsIn addition to comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401k, we foster a work, life balance for team members and their family to support physical, mental, and financial wellbeing including: DailyPay, receive your money as you earn it! Tuition Assistance and dependent Scholarships Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including free counseling and health coaching Company paid life insurance Tax free Health Spending Accounts (HSA) Wellness program featuring fitness memberships and product discounts Preferred banking partnership and discounted rates for home and auto loans*Eligibility for perks and benefits varies based on employee type and length of service.Why Us:Now is your moment to make a difference in the lives of the underserved.If there is one unifying characteristic of everyone on our team, it is the deep desire to make a difference by helping society's most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Every day we have the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those whose calling it is to serve others, now is your moment to join our mission to provide quality care to every patient with compassion, collaboration, and innovation, to live our mantra to Always Do The Right Thing!, and to collectively do our part to heal the world, one patient at a time.How you make a difference:The Discharge Planner is responsible for coordinating pre-release or post-release case management and assessing the discharge planning needs of all inmates. Working under the direction of the Health Services Administrator or Program Manager, they will implement re-entry care plans and provide ongoing support to individuals served in accessing community behavioral health resources, substance abuse treatment, housing, employment, education assistance, and other relevant needs. The Discharge Planner will also coordinate community services to ensure successful re-entry into society.Key Responsibilities:Provides discharge planning and case management services for individuals on the behavioral health caseload, including pre- and post-release interviews and coordination of community resources.Ensures continuity of care by coordinating medical benefits, social services, and outside behavioral health/substance abuse services, as well as obtaining medication scripts and coordinating housing placement.Conducts groups and educational sessions on life, job, and parenting skills, and may assist in the job shadow portion of the interview process and orientation/training of new employees.Documents relevant clinical information and data for quality initiative purposes to improve patient care.Collaborates with agency resources and community providers to provide ongoing support to all individuals served in the areas of behavioral health resources, substance abuse treatment, employment, social relationships, education assistance, and other relevant needs.Qualifications & Requirements:EducationCompletion of an accredited social work, RN or LVN programExperienceOne year experience as a Discharge Planner in an acute setting or case management/care coordination in a mental health facilityPrevious correctional/detention facility experienceLicenses/CertificationsCurrent (and must maintain) lifesaving BLS certification through AHAUnrestricted current license in state of practiceAdditional Details : Career opportunity! Weekend - Saturday or Sunday!We are an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer:We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.We encourage you to apply! If you are excited about a role but your experience doesnt seem to align perfectly with every element of the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this, or one of our many other roles.Deadline to apply to this position is contingent upon applicant volume. Those positions located in Colorado will have a specific deadline posted in the job description.by Jobble

Keywords: Wellpath, Dublin , Discharge Planner (PRN) - Weekends, Accounting, Auditing , Dublin, California

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