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Top Recruiters And Job Sites For Case Managers, Discharge Planners And Social Workers OpenPlacement Admin

September 14th, 2015 | 0

TopListWelcome to our first of what we hope to be an annual installment of the top recruiters and job sites in the US for Case Managers, Discharge Planners and Social Workers. As always we take into consideration 
geographic coverage, clout in the community, specialization, and feedback from our community of Case Managers.  If you feel we have missed out on a great recruiter for Case Managers please let us know!

 
 

 

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Know Your Rights – Government Resources for Seniors Christina Morales

October 14th, 2014 | 0

know your rightsKnow Your Rights! Many families are in a Catch 22: you are unable to take care of a family member due to financial or medical reasons and yet you are hesitant to put your loved one in a nursing home because of the bad reputation that so many have. Fear not! When you know the rights of your loved one, you will be able to make the best choices for him or her.

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Climbing the Social Work Career Ladder Christy Rakoczy

August 19th, 2013 | 1

Career_LadderSocial work is a profession that requires a high level of dedication and time commitment in order to be successful and to climb the career ladder. There are many means of achieving promotions and building a strong, stable career. Through motivation and hard work, a social worker can improve her own position while also building the skills necessary to best serve individuals, families and communities.

Some ways to climb the career ladder include:

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Clinician Resources to Promote Improved Hospital Discharge Processes Christy Rakoczy

March 7th, 2013 | 0

CareTransitionIn our fast-paced and ever changing world, medical personnel face the challenge of providing quality and personal care to a vast number of patients.  With the number of people being treated in hospitals increasing, it is very important for the discharge process to be as smooth and informative as possible.  Breakdowns in communication between facilities and caregivers during hospital discharge processes can cause serious and sometimes life-threatening situations, and in recent years several resources have been created to prevent such situations from occurring. 

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Tips When Working With Seniors With Behavioral Problems Christy Rakoczy

January 10th, 2013 | 0

BehavioralProblemsWorking with behavioral problems among elderly patients can be exhausting.  Inexperienced caregivers sometimes respond poorly to such behavior, which can, in some cases, lead to verbal or even physical abuse.  Placement of these individuals is another matter all together – because they are so difficult to deal with, it is extremely difficult for discharge planners and social workers to find facilities that are able and willing to provide them the special care that they need.  Here are some practical tips we’ve found make the process of working with seniors with behavioral problems a bit easier.

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Ten Powerful Online Resources for Patient Care Coordinators Christy Rakoczy

December 14th, 2012 | 0

PatientCareCoordinatorsResources for patient care coordinators, from case managers to social workers and discharge planners, can at times be difficult to comb through.  Not all online information is particularly helpful, and precious few resources offer top-quality information to make the life of the patient care coordinator a little bit simpler (even fewer for free!).  To help hospital professionals, we’ve come up with a top ten list of websites that provide you, the patient care coordinator, with some powerful tools – and with critical information that can be shared with patients and their families to facilitate care.

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OpenPlacement’s Top Long Term Care Resources on The Web Dan Trigub

September 20th, 2012 | 1

TopListThe OpenPlacement team has scowered the internet for it’s top 22 picks of Long Term Care resources on the web.  Here is just a select few – read more to see the complete list with hyperlinks and detailed descriptions of each and every resource.
  • AARP
  • Administration on Aging
  • American Geriatrics Society
  • American Health Care Association
  • American Occupational Therapy Association
  • American Society of Consultant Pharmacists
  • Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Eldercare Locator, Administration on Aging
  • …more

 

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