This position requires a Bachelors Degree. The discharge planner provides screening, assessment, planning, problem resolution, resource management, social work services, counseling and crisis management as they relate to the health are and discharge planning needs of the patients in crisis as defined by Chapter 394 of the Florida Mental Health Act law. This position performs comprehensive case management functions with the primary focus on obtaining linkages for individuals to community-based services. Manages and collaborate in discharge planning for patients with simple and complex needs and coordinates with agencies providing post stabilization care. Functions effectively as an interdisciplinary team member collaborating with other professionals to coordinate in assessing patient needs and developing a comprehensive plan of care, to coordinate and facilitate resolution of patient needs. This is a 100% direct service position that could require availability to work irregular hours, including evenings.
Section: Acute Care Services
Location: Broward County