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Discharge Specialist
PITTSBURGH PA 15222
Category: Other
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-90671730

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Discharge Specialist
Description

Purpose:

The Discharge Specialist will work collaboratively with the Social Worker to facilitate discharge planning for patients hospitalized on the adult and aging inpatient units.


Responsibilities:



+ Assist in assuring appropriate releases of information are obtained for collaborative contacts.


+ Assist in copying and faxing appropriate clinical information related to continuity of care.


+ Assist inpatient social workers in completing necessary paperwork related to disposition planning.


+ Assist inpatient social workers in facilitating discharge, placement, mental health care and community resources for patients and families.


+ Communicate issues related to discharge, placement, and after care with social workers and other treatment team members.


+ Maintain collaborative relations with UPMC programs and with community agencies and organizations.



Qualifications




+ Bachelor's degree in a Mental Health related field is required.


+ Knowledge of mental health and community resources preferred.



Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:



+ Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal


+ Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal


+ Act 73 FBI Clearance


+ Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation


+ Comprehensive Crisis Management - CCM training is required within 30 days of hire and annually thereafter



UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
REQNUMBER: 690520

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