Prime Healthcare

Discharge Manager - Behavioral Health

Facility St. Clare's - Boonton
Location
US-NJ-Boonton Township
ID
2022-98443
Category
Clinical Professional
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Variable
Job Type
Non-Exempt

Overview

At Saint Clare's Health, our dedicated team of professionals are committed to our core values of quality, compassion, and community. As a member of Prime Healthcare, Saint Clare's Health is actively seeking new members to join its award-winning team!

 

Saint Clare's Health includes CMS 5-Star Rated hospitals and is an award-winning provider of safe, high quality, compassionate care, serving the communities of Morris, Warren and Sussex counties. Its network of hospitals and healthcare facilities include Denville Hospital, Dover Hospital, Behavioral Health Centers in Boonton, Denville, and Parsippany, and an Imaging Center in Parsippany, among other satellite locations. The hospitals have received multiple quality awards including Leapfrog “A” ratings for patient safety; Healthgrades recognition for orthopedic surgery, treatment of stroke, heart care, various surgical procedures, and more. For information, visit www.saintclares.com.

Responsibilities

The Discharge Care Manager participates as a member of The Wellness and Recovery Center team. This program provides behavioral health urgent care to adults in need of rapid support and intervention for an identified mental health concern. The goal of the program is to assist individuals in stabilizing acute symptoms through clinical support and medication management for a period of up to 30 days. The Discharge Care Manager will function as a member of this team and will assist with discharge planning, as well as addressing identified case management needs which support the individual’s recovery. More specifically, the Discharge Care Manager will assist with expediting referrals to the next level of care for individual, link the person with community resources such as shelter, transport, or food pantries, and will provide ongoing supportive contact with individuals who have stabilized but are awaiting linkage. The Discharge Care Manager will use an agency vehicle to provide community outreach as needed/identified by the treatment team. Care is provided under the direction of supervising staff and the clinical team.

Qualifications

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING
 
1. Bachelor’s degree in a behavioral health science from an accredited institution.
2. 2 years’ experience in a mental health setting strongly encouraged.
3. Valid Driver’s License – as per policy requirement.
4. Defensive Driving Course – as per policy requirement – (may be taken after hire)
 

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics.  If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

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