Intake Counselor/Admissions - Full-Time

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POST DATE 8/17/2016
END DATE 10/16/2016

Centennial Peaks Hospital LOUISVILLE, CO

Company
Centennial Peaks Hospital
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
202202
AJE Ref #
575905161
Location
LOUISVILLE, CO
Job Type
Regular
Education
Masters Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Description:
Intake Assessment Counselor/Admissions
Full-Time positions - full benefits at 30 days! Must be
able to work some weekends, evening or overnight shifts
Centennial Peaks Hospital is a 72 bed facility located
in beautiful Louisville, CO. We are dedicated to
providing a full range of mental health and chemical
dependency services to the state of Colorado. We strive
to enhance the mental health, safety and well-being of
our patients, their families, and the community at large
by providing ethical, compassionate, medically and
psychologically integrated inpatient and intensive
outpatient treatment for psychiatric and addiction
disorders.The ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast
paced environment is critical.
JOB SUMMARY:
The Intake Counselor/Admissions RN provides telephonic
and in-person risk assessment and crisis intervention,
initial contact with referral sources and potential
patients, coordinates the referral and intake process,
determines appropriate level of care, facilitates the
admission process and maintains communication with
referral sources, families, patients and unit staff.
Employees of Centennial Peaks Hospital are committed to
making every interaction with our guests a positive
experience through our dedication to Service Excellence.
We are looking for dynamic individuals who will embrace
the opportunity to have a positive impact on the lives
of the patients we serve!
Shift differentials for clinical staff
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the
nation's largest and most respected health care
management companies, operating through its subsidiaries
acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and
ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS
subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The
UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health
care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a
strong franchise based on exceptional service and
effective cost control. Our success comes from a
responsive management style and a service philosophy
based on integrity, competence and compassion.
UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search
firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone
calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms
to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any
form and/or method without a valid written search
agreement in place for this position will be deemed the
sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event
the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the
referral or through other means.
Requirements:
JOB SPECIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be
able to demonstrate competency in the criteria listed in
this job description. The specifications listed below
are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability
to meet the minimum requirements for this position.
Staff must demonstrate knowledge and skill in provision
of services to varied population of patients in an
inpatient and partial hospital setting.
Education: Master s degree in Counseling, Psychology,
Social Work , Human Services field, BSN or MSN required
Experience: Prior intake, assessment, admission and
crisis intervention experience with a psychiatric mental
health population, preferably in an inpatient setting.
Licensure/Certification: LCSW, LPC, LMFT, RN
Knowledge: Prefer knowledge of crisis intervention and
risk assessment, psychiatric diagnoses symptomology,
basic chemical dependency, age specific growth and
development and crisis and behavior management.