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RN/ LCSW Discharge Planner

Posted: May 22, 2024
Salary:US$30 - US$50 per hour + PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision
Job type: Permanent
Discipline:Care Management
Work Location:On-site

Job description

We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) to join our team as a Discharge Planner (LCSW or RN)!

This position is based in Livingston, NJ, and involves working within a healthcare setting to ensure seamless transitions for patients from the hospital to their homes or other appropriate care settings. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, strong clinical knowledge, and a commitment to patient advocacy.

Requirements: Active LCSW or RN in NJ; 1-2 years of working experience required in the hospital setting or with discharge planning services

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (no weekends)

Job Type: Travel(contract) or Full Time(perm) options available (depending on preference)

Pay: $30-50/hr

Location: Livingston, NJ


  • Provides direct clinical social work services to patients and their families in a multidisciplinary team approach.
  • Completes an initial psycho-social assessment including social work treatment plan.
  • Provides individual, family or group counseling, complex discharge planning, bio-ethics case consultation, referrals to community agencies.
  • Ensures continuity of care for those patients with a serious illness and maximizes the patient s and family abilities to meet the continuing care needs within their social and financial framework.


  • State licensure required by the NJ State board of social work examiners.
  • RN licensure in NJ
    • Baccalaureate degree in Nursing from an accredited school or university, or equivalent RN degree with commensurate clinical experience
    • Minimum of 2-3 years experience in a hospital setting
    • Minimum of one year experience in Case Management/Utilization Management or Home Care
    • Successful completion of all Orientation Programs required by CBMC
  • Licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) depending upon years of social work experience and clinical course work.
  • 1-2 of hospital based on discharge planning experience required