Inpatient Transitional Case Manager - Discharge Planner

Location US-NJ-Camden
Job ID
Full Time
Department Name
Transitional Care 1 Cooper Plaza

About Us

At Cooper University Health Care, our commitment to providing extraordinary health care begins with our team. Our extraordinary professionals are continuously discovering clinical innovations and enhanced access to the most up-to-date facilities, equipment, technologies and research protocols. We have a commitment to its employees by providing competitive rates and compensation, a comprehensive employee benefits programs, attractive working conditions, and the chance to build and explore a career opportunity by offering professional development.


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Short Description

Provides psychosocial assessments, crisis intervention, resources referrals, to facilitate discharge plans, and/or adjustment to illness, and complex discharge planning for patients and their families.

Formulates the discharge plan with patient, families and the care team based upon a needs assessment.

Coordinates appropriate referrals to home care agencies, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, and community-based programs.

Coordinates care authorization process with insurers. Coordinates specific details of patient’s hospitalization with Utilization Management department to ensure appropriate admission status.

Experience Required

3 - 5 years health care experience preferred

Education Requirements

Requires a Master Degree in Social Work (MSW)/ or BSWor a licensed RN, BSN preferred

License/Certification Requirements

Current NJ SW License, LCSW Preferred.


Current NJ RN License


ACM (American Case Management Association) preferred

CCMC (Commission for Case Manager Certification) preferred


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