Continuing Care Planner/Remote About Us Newport Healthcare is a series of evidence-based healing centers for adolescents and families struggling with mental health issues. With locations across the United States, Newport Healthcare offers a family-systems approach, providing gender-specific, individualized, and comprehensive holistic programs that encompass clinical therapy, academic support, and experiential practices. We treat adolescents and young adults who are experiencing depression, anxiety, eating disorders, trauma, and substance abuse. Offerings include residential treatment, intensive outpatient programming, therapeutic day schools, and day treatment. Newport Healthcare nurtures the physical, psychological, social, educational, and spiritual needs of adolescents and their families, from a foundation of compassionate care, clinical expertise, and unconditional love. Our primary mission is to empower teens and restore families. Experts include medical directors, psychiatrists, therapists, registered dietitians, nurses, licensed social workers, teachers, and more. Empowering Lives. Restoring Families .® Responsibilities The Continuing Care Planner serves as a liaison in relation to all case management and discharge planning within the facility. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Facilitate 10 hours of group per week to develop relationship with clients Meet with families as needed during the treatment process to explain continuing care procedures and process. Coordinate with clinical team, utilization review specialist, families, outside consultants and continuing care facilities regarding patients' discharge dates, level of care recommendations and transition plans. Initiate involvement with patient, families and staff members as appropriate to formulate a discharge plan and continuing care treatment. Assist patients and families with; the identification of a support network, instructions for future care, follow-up and concerns, and requests regarding care upon discharge. Assist patients and families with completion of all clinical documentation needed for transition to their next programs or social service organizations. Meet with patients and families to discuss placement options, organize records for transition, and provide advice regarding community assistance organizations, transportation options, etc. Coordinate and participate in educational and training activities related to continuing care planning for patients, including travel to visit programs and facilities both locally and nationally. Work cohesively with the Clinical Outreach Team in the coordination of transitions in levels of care or release planning. Qualifications Bachelor's degree in a counseling, psychology, or social work required. Master's degree preferred. Licensed in Marriage Family Therapy, Counseling, Psychology, or Social Work is required in the state in which you are applying. Minimum of one (1) experience in a clinical setting Must have knowledge and experience in the development of mental health discharge plans and coordination with community service providers. Newport Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Newport Healthcare provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. Newport Healthcare is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process please email email protected for assistance. For more information on Equal Opportunity, please click here Equal Employment Opportunity Posters
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