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Discharge Specialist - (Raleigh) Full time nights

Company: WakeMed
Location: Creedmoor
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

About WakeMed:
Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system comprises a network of facilities throughout the Triangle area, delivering health and wellness services that bring added value to the communities we serve. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, womens and childrens services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Childrens Hospital, Womens Pavilion and Birthplace, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Childrens Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMeds team of more than 9,400 employees, 2,000 volunteers, 1,300 affiliated physicians, and the more than 300 physicians employed by WakeMed Physician Practices use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WakeMed provides an inclusive work environment that
promotes the valuing of differences, respect for people and cooperativeness among our diverse
workforce. WakeMed does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in any terms or
conditions of employment. All applicants/employees are considered for employment, transfer,
promotion or training without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity/expression,
genetics, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, national origin, disability or veteran status.Position Information:
The Behavioral Health Discharge Specialist will assist the behavioral health team by coordinating discharge/transition planning services and providing clerical support by processing and disseminating the information and by performing departmental admin/clerical duties related to the execution of the discharge plan. The Discharge Specialist assists the Case Manager, BH Licensed Clinician, others on the interdisciplinary team, and external post discharge providers to obtain services for the patients in preparation for discharge. Collaborates with the Network for Advanced Behavioral Health for successful connection and patient engagement regarding outpatient plans. Will arrange transportation and SDOH migration. The Discharge Specialist is skilled in establishing rapport with health care providers and community contacts. Anticipates and proactively avoids potential delays in disposition.Experience Requirements:
1 Year Related Position Experience Required - And/Or 1 Year Behavioral Health PreferredEducation Required:
High School Diploma or Equivalent Required - And/Or Bachelor's Degree Social Work PreferredLicensure/Certification Requirements:
Hours of Work:
Monday- Friday 10:45pm-7:15amWeekend Requirements:
No WeekendsCall Requirements:
none

Keywords: WakeMed, Durham , Discharge Specialist - (Raleigh) Full time nights, Other , Creedmoor, North Carolina

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