Hackensack Meridian Health

Discharge Specialist (Part Time)

Job ID
2022-116494
Department
Blake Rehab Addition/Sub Abuse
Site
HMH Carrier Clinic Inc
Job Location
US-NJ-Belle Mead
Position Type
Part-time with Benefits
Standard Hours Per Week
20
Shift
Day
Shift Hours
Day
Weekend Work
No Weekends Required
On Call Work
No On-Call Required
Holiday Work
No Holidays Required

Overview

How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, and behavioral health, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.

 

The Discharge Specialist provides case management services to patients. Completes discharge plans for each patient's transition to the next level of care. Introduces programs and services designed to meet the needs of the patient after discharge. Facilitates discharge planning group on each unit.

 

We invite you to listen to our team members share what it's like to be part of HMH's Carrier Clinic Team:

 

Responsibilities

A day in the life of a Discharge Specialist at HMH/Carrier Clinic includes:

  • In conjunction with the treatment team, formulating discharge plans for patients on the first day of admission for the patient.
  • Begins discharge planning process within 24 hours of assignment.
  • Participates in the treatment planning process.
  • Continuously updates ACT database.
  • Facilitates discharge planning group on a weekly basis on assigned units.
  • Demonstrates positive communication techniques in working with other members of the treatment team in order to enhance patient care.
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned.

Qualifications

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

 

1. High School diploma or equivalent.

2. Minimum of 1 year relevant work experience in a healthcare setting.

3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

4. Proficient computer skills that may include but are not limited to Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite platforms.

 

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

 

1. Bachelor Degree in Social Work or related field. 

 

If you feel the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilites, then please apply today!

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