LVN - Discharge Planner
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: January 12, 2022
Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of
people - our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed
to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable
patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented,
compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is
empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to
practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to
"Always Do The Right Thing!"
Under the direction of the Health Services Administrator (HSA),
Program Manager (PM), or higher licensed medical professional, the
Discharge Planner specializes in pre-release or post-release case
management. He/she will assist in the coordination of community
services for each persons served and is responsible for the
assessment of all persons served discharge planning needs. He/she
will assist in the implementation of re-entry care plans and
provide ongoing support to all persons served in the areas of
community behavioral health resources, substance abuse treatment,
housing, employment, social relationships, education assistance and
other relevant needs.
Generous Benefit Package Included!Daily Pay Option!
Completion of an accredited social work, RN or LVN program
One year experience as a Discharge Planner in an acute setting or
case management/care coordination in a mental health facility
Previous correctional/detention facility experience
Unrestricted current license in state of practice - must maintain
all certifications, educational requirements, licensing, etc.
Current (and must maintain) lifesaving BLS certification through
Discharge planning for all persons served on the behavioral health
Provision of case management services
Pre-release and post-release interviews
Contact with agency resources prior to release; contact with case
manager/clinician/liaison working with persons served in the
Ensure scripts for medications are received upon discharge;
provision of resources to obtain scripts or medications
Coordination of medical benefits, social security, and other such
Coordination of outside behavioral health or substance abuse
Coordination of housing placement
Provide relevant clinical information and data for quality
Conduct groups and educational sessions on topics pertaining to:
Life, Job and Parenting Skills
May assist in the job shadow portion of the interview process of
May assist in orientation and training of new employees
Perform other duties as assigned.
Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer
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