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Discharge Coordinator

Company: Copper Springs
Location: Avondale
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:


Discharge Coordinator

Copper Springs is a 72-bed behavioral hospital located Avondale, AZ. The hospital offers inpatient and outpatient mental health and addiction treatment to adults, adolescents and their families. At Copper Springs we are dedicated to Changing People's Lives -

As a Discharge Coordinator, you will be a member of the clinical services team at Copper Springs. Our team drives a "Clinical First" attitude to help fulfill our mission of "Changing People's Lives -".

Members of our team enjoy:

  • Working with a highly engaged staff
  • Healthy staffing levels
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Career growth
  • Competitive compensation
  • UKG Wallet - We've partnered with UKG Wallet, a voluntary Earned Wage Access benefit, to offer employees access to their pay on their schedule. Position Details
    • Provides aftercare coordination for patients who need ongoing medical/psychosocial care following discharge
    • Creates and maintains up to date aftercare coordination community resources
    • Displays active involvement in treatment planning process, by setting up the aftercare appointments as identified by the patients' provider and therapist.
    • Provides resource information to patients and families as appropriate for future care needs.
    • Actively communicates with clients, families, aftercare providers, and referral sources. Demonstrates proactive communication with those involved with the patients' treatment.
    • Creates a detailed Discharge Summary and Contract for each patient as assigned.
    • Works well with the interdisciplinary team including physicians, utilization review and nursing staff members. Demonstrates active communication with team members.
    • Completes all hospital and client documentation thoroughly, timely, and in accordance with hospital standards.
    • Demonstrates appropriate crisis intervention and de-escalation skills. Acts as member of team when crisis occurs, assisting others to ensure patient safety.
    • Displays a thorough knowledge of confidentiality. Completes releases appropriately. Demonstrates knowledge of HIPAA regulations and abides by those standards.
    • Demonstrates a working knowledge of all clinical regulations, including TJC, Medicaid, and state and federal laws. Qualifications

      • Bachelor's degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or relevant state licensure or at least three years of clinical experience within an inpatient behavioral health setting.
      • Prior experience with psychiatric and chemical dependency patients.
      • Unencumbered clinical license if eligible/needed per state regulations preferred.
      • CPR certification and Crisis Prevention Training (CPI) within 30 days.

Keywords: Copper Springs, Avondale , Discharge Coordinator, Other , Avondale, Arizona

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