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ASST DIR - ADMISSIONS

Company: UHS
Location: Jeffersonville
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Responsibilities

Wellstone Regional Hospital is a 100-bed acute care facility located in Jeffersonville, Indiana and has been providing quality health care to the residents of Southern Indiana and the Louisville area since 2003. Wellstone specializes in the treatment of Adolescents, Children, Adults, CD, and the Geriatric population. In addition to our in-patient services, we offer out-patient programs as well.

The Assistant Director of Intake and Admissions reports to, and provides assistance to, the Director of Intake and Admissions in directing the Admissions Department activities at the facility. As a clinician, this position provides assistance in directing a staff of specialists in the provision of psychiatric assessment services, including clinical evaluations, crisis intervention, and referrals. This position interfaces closely with the medical staff, fellow department heads and administration, treatment team/external case managers/managed care organizations, functions as a liaison with other hospital intake departments. In addition, the Assistant Director of Intake and Admissions is responsible for assisting in the management, planning and improvement of processes related to the overall hospital's strategic goals. Follows and abides by company policies, procedures, and Corporate Compliance Program, as applicable to role and responsibilities.

Hours for this position are 3pm-11:30pm and any additional hours as deemed by Supervisor.

Qualifications

Education

  • Master's Degree in Counseling, Psychology or Human Services field or a Registered Nurse preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree required.

    Experience
    • A minimum of 1 year direct clinical experience in a psychiciatric or mental health setting required, 1-3 years preferred.
    • Working knowledge of the Addiction & Recovery field and experience in clinical interviewing, patient assessment, family motivation, treatment planning, communicating with external review organizations or comparable entities, and working effectively with people of diverse backgrounds.
    • A minimum of one (1) year of supervisory experience, preferably in the Intake and Admissions department.

      Other Skills
      • Must have a thorough knowledge of fundamentals of hospital organization and administration, standards, and regulations of hospital, and laws applicable to mental health treatment.
      • Prefer knowledge of hospital admissions functions, crisis intervention and risk assessment, psychiatric diagnoses symptomology, basic chemical dependency, age specific growth and development and crisis and behavior management.
      • Must have a thorough knowledge of managed care, third party payers, and reimbursement within the area of psychiatric care.
      • Demonstrated leadership ability and skills in writing.
      • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups and individuals.
        This opportunity provides the following:

        • *UHS is Challenging and rewarding work environment
        • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its 400+ subsidiaries
        • Competitive Compensation
        • 401k plan with company match
        • Generous Paid Time Off
        • Service Excellence atmosphere!
        • Tuition Reimbursement!
        • Student Loan Repayment!
        • BONUS OPPORTUNITY if RN!

          One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenues were over $11 billion in 2020. In 2021, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of U.S.' Largest Public companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 89,000 employees and continues to grow through its subsidiaries. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. www.uhsinc.com.

          If any questions about this position, please contact HR Director, Tiffany Pierce, (812) 258-1012, Tiffany.smith2@uhsinc.com. WWW.Wellstonehospital.com.

          EEO Statement

          At UHS and all subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates with matching skillset and experience with the best possible career at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail etc. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449

          Notice

          We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

          All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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