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Discharge Planner - PRN

Company: Armor Health
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:


Why Choose Us?

Join an organization with excellent teamwork and leadership support. Provide patient care in a safe environment and make a difference in someone's life!

At Armor Health we are raising the standard of care to impact the lives of those we serve by partnering with exceptional correctional organizations to improve health care outcomes. We provide support for patients and foster the holistic wellness and well-being of the lives entrusted in our care. Armor is laser-focused on providing the best-in-class interventions to ensure optimal outcomes. Through our core values of embracing change, taking ownership, attention to detail, a sense of urgency, and a results oriented collaborative environment, we are a dynamic team that is transforming and revolutionizing correctional healthcare.

Great outcomes start with great people and Armor has an exciting opportunity for a PRN Discharge Planner to join our team at the Nueces County Jail in Corpus Christi, Texas.


Monitor s chronic care logs and caseload as needed to supplement referrals by staff.

Develop s discharge planning referral criteria for intake medical screeners .

Consult s routinely with medical providers on current caseload to identify patients meeting criteria for receiving pre- release health planning

Consult s with the Armor behavioral health provider (including psychiatrist and licensed mental health professional s ) on specific patients with complex needs that require supplemental coordination in addition to individual treatment plans or behavioral health referral plans upon release from custody

Participate s in multidisciplinary planning in support specialized transitional programs dedicated to seriously or chronically ill patients (such as community based mental health teams and HIV Jail Linkage programs )


  • Minimum of two years' experience, preferably in correctional health or criminal justice environment as case manager ; discharge planner ; nurse performing similar tasks related to referral, case management, and/or care coordination; or mental health related service coordinator
  • Bachelors' Degree in social sciences, human services required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; excellent computer skills
  • Familiar with health records, medical terminology, and health information services
    If you want to join an exciting, dynamic and growing organization that is making a positive impact on the lives we serve, we look forward to considering you for this opportunity and to be part of our team!

    Armor Health is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all qualified employees and applicants. We comply with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in employment, including but not limited to those that prohibit discrimination based on color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, immigration status, age, physical or mental disability, military or veteran's status, and citizenship.

Keywords: Armor Health, Corpus Christi , Discharge Planner - PRN, Other , Corpus Christi, Texas

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