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Discharge Planner

Wellpath Eugene, OR
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Wellpath is presently seeking a Full-time Discharge Planner to join the team at the Lane County Jail in Eugene, OR.

Overview:

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 person served and is responsible for the assessment of all patients’ discharge planning needs. He/she will assist in the implementation of re-entry care plans and provide ongoing support to all person served in the areas of community behavioral health resources, substance abuse treatment, housing, employment, social relationships, education assistance and other relevant needs.

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Completion of an accredited Social Work, RN or LVN program

Experience:

  • 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

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Current (and must maintain) lifesaving BLS certification through AHA
  • Unrestricted current license in state of practice

Responsibilities:

  1. Discharge planning for all person served on the behavioral health caseload
  2. Provision of case management services
  3. Pre-release and post-release interviews
  4. Contact with agency resources prior to release; contact with case manager/clinician/liaison working with patient in the community
  5. Ensure scripts for medications are received upon discharge; provision of resources to obtain scripts or medications
  6. Coordination of medical benefits, social security, and other such services
  7. Coordination of outside behavioral health or substance abuse services
  8. Coordination of housing placement
  9. Provide relevant clinical information and data for quality initiative purposes
  10. Conduct groups and educational sessions on topics pertaining to: Life, Job and Parenting Skills
  11. May assist in the job shadow portion of the interview process of potential staff
  12. May assist in orientation and training of new employees
  13. Perform other duties as assigned.

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

Wellpath

Why Work Here?

If you're looking to help people and join a great company, we have over 30 years of hiring and keeping the best people.

Wellpath was born out of the joining of two great companies — Correct Care Solutions and Correctional Medical Group Companies. These two organizations recognized the importance of putting patients first and providing high-quality care to an often overlooked population. We believe in transforming public health by delivering hope and healing to those who need it most. We treat our patients with the dignity and compassion they deserve, because we care about them as human beings. We also care about the heartbeat of our company — our amazing doctors, nurses, mental health providers and other clinical staff members who answer the call to help the under served each and every day. We value the relationships we have with our client partners because they join us in our team effort to provide the finest healthcare available. We are Wellpath. We are the right people, striving to do the right thing. We will continue to create healthier communities — wherever we go, wherever we grow — one patient at a time.

Address

Lane County Jail, 101 West 5th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401
Eugene, OR
USA

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