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Mission Hospital

Discharge Planner Inpatient

Asheville, NC, United States
Regular Full-Time  8a - 4:30p 
Category: Allied Health • Job ID: 49445

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Mission Health is seeking a Discharge Planner to provide discharge planning for the 5 South inpatient behavioral health unit here at Mission Hospital.


Dutie include:


  • Supports department by providing quality case management and discharge planning services for a specific group of patients hospitalized for treatment of psychiatric or emotional disorders, their families, spouses and significant others.
  • Managing the legal paper work for involuntary commitments and incompetent adults
  • Serving as a member of  the multidisciplinary team to coordinate disposition, schedule appointments, transportation, placement and other regulatory requirements.


Required Education: Master degree in social work, counseling, psychology or equivalent bachelors degree in a recognized mental health field

Preferred Education: LCSW(A), LPC(A), BSW or equivalent

Required License: None

Required Experience: One year of experience as social worker/counselor. Two years experience preferred.



ABOUT MISSION HEALTH – Based in Asheville, North Carolina

Mission Health System, an operating division of HCA Healthcare, serves our 18 county region in western North Carolina and has been deeply rooted in the community for more than 130 years. Mission Health is the state's sixth largest health system, operating six hospitals, numerous outpatient and surgery centers, post-acute care provider CarePartners, long-term acute care provider Asheville Specialty Hospital and the region's only dedicated Level II trauma center. With approximately 12,000 colleagues and 2,000 volunteers, Mission Health is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the people of western North Carolina. For more information, please visit missionhealth.org or @MissionHealthNC


Mission Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic.



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