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Admissions Specialist: Clinical Assessments - PRN Overnight

at Oasis Behavioral Health

Posted: 7/11/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 1e2a909a-4176-4a15-add8-ef3c90e8d6c4
Keywords: admissions

Job Description

We are hiring Master Level Admission Clinicians to work in our Admissions Department.

Sonora Behavioral Health is the largest inpatient psychiatric hospital in Tucson with 140-beds serving adults, adolescents and children with behavioral health conditions and chemical dependency issues.  Join us and you’ll enjoy tuition reimbursement, competitive salary, and exceptional benefits.

This position requires a Master's degree in a Behavioral Health field and experience in assessing patients from children to adults.

Come Join Our Team!

ADMISSION CLINICIAN PURPOSE STATEMENT:

Clinical professional responsible for inquiries, assessments and admissions to facility.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Facilitate admissions and assessment processes for incoming patients.
  • Respond to inquiries about the facility within facility policy timeframes.
  • Schedule/complete pre-admission assessments and communicate recommendations to patients or their families.
  • Collaborate with other facility medical and psychiatric personnel to ensure appropriate recommendations and admissions.
  • Coordinate admission and transfer between levels of care within the facility.
  • Communicate projected admissions to designated internal representative in a timely manner.
  • Perform insurance benefit verifications, disseminating the information gathered to patient, their families and other appropriate facility staff.
  • Ensure all medical admission documentation is gathered from external sources prior to patient admission and secure initial pre-authorization for treatment and admission.
  • Assist individual therapists with concurrent reviews with insurance companies to secure continued treatment.
  • Coordinate and facilitate peer to peer reviews when needed and collaborate the results of reviews with multi-disciplinary treatment team.
  • Provide accurate and ongoing assessment of patient status in the admissions process.
  • Communicate treatment recommendations to and coordinate with other treatment teams.
  • Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.

  QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current CPR/First Aid certification or ability to obtain.
  • Ability to complete Handle with Care course is required.
  • Clear TB screening.
  • Clear background and drug screen.
  • Level One Arizona Fingerprint Clearance card or ability to obtain

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master's degree in Behavioral Health field.

LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • AZ license preferred

EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum one year acute inpatient psychiatric care experience preferred.

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!