Discharge Planner/Registered Nurse (RN)- (Full-time/Night)

Alameda County Santa Rita
Night 8 hour

Why Wellpath

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people – our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to “Always Do The Right Thing!”




About this role

Under the direction of the Health Services Administrator (HSA), Program Manager (PM), or higher licensed medical professional, the Discharge Planner specializes in pre-release or post-release case management. He/she will assist in the coordination of community services for each person served and is responsible for the assessment of all patients’ discharge planning needs. He/she will assist in the implementation of re-entry care plans and provide ongoing support to all person served in the areas of community behavioral health resources, substance abuse treatment, housing, employment, social relationships, education assistance and other relevant needs.

Additional Details

Rate of pay: $42.90!
RN License is required for this position!
NOC Shift: 4am-12pm!

Generous benefit package including tuition reimbursement and daily pay!

NOW is your moment to be appreciated! We know the past few years have been devastating on the healthcare frontline. Individuals like you want to help your patients, and your inability to do so has you questioning a lot. You may even be considering a new line of work, not because you can’t handle the job but because you have been unable to do your job. Guess what? In a place you maybe never considered working, is a patient population desperate for attention from someone just like you. These are people are so appreciative of your skill, attention and kindness. Come join our family and experience a light in your patient’s eye that you have been missing.

What you bring to the table


  • Completion of an accredited social work, RN or LVN program


  • One year experience as a Discharge Planner in an acute setting or case management/care coordination in a mental health facility
  • Previous correctional/detention facility experience


  • Current (and must maintain) lifesaving BLS certification through AHA
  • Unrestricted current license in state of practice

What you will do

  1. Discharge planning for all person served on the behavioral health caseload
  2. Provision of case management services
  3. Pre-release and post-release interviews
  4. Contact with agency resources prior to release; contact with case manager/clinician/liaison working with patient in the community
  5. Ensure scripts for medications are received upon discharge; provision of resources to obtain scripts or medications
  6. Coordination of medical benefits, social security, and other such services
  7. Coordination of outside behavioral health or substance abuse services
  8. Coordination of housing placement
  9. Provide relevant clinical information and data for quality initiative purposes
  10. Conduct groups and educational sessions on topics pertaining to: Life, Job and Parenting Skills
  11. May assist in the job shadow portion of the interview process of potential staff
  12. May assist in orientation and training of new employees
  13. Perform other duties as assigned.

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

Our investment in you

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan options
  • Time off & leave benefits
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Parental benefits
  • Perks and discounts
  • And more available here https://wellpathcareers.com/

Compensation Range

$42.90 - $47.70 / hour


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