The Care Integration Specialist, working as a member of the interdisciplinary team, provides assistance and support to the Case Management team. This position helps facilitate a safe discharge plan, providing patients with services and resources as appropriate. This position collaborates with the treatment team and the patient to create an appropriate plan based on the resources available. This position manages a resource guide to be utilized for the discharge planning process and is the point person for external vendors, insurances and care team members. This position functions under the direct supervision and management of the Care Integration Manager. Activities are related to discharge plan coordination, insurance utilization to ensure hospitalizations are covered as well as external resources for discharge and general support of the department employees.