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Company: Acadia Healthcare
Location: Nashville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionBENEFITS:Ascension Saint Thomas Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive package of benefits for our Admissions staff. Current benefits include:

  • Competitive hourly rate with shift differential available
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Competitive PTO plan
  • Employee discount program
  • Employee disaster assistance program
  • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan
  • Excellent training program
  • Professional growth opportunity that is second to none in the industry. Join a team with defined career paths and a national family of hospitals and facilitiesESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE INTAKE DIRECTOR:
    • Provide leadership to the Admissions Department and cultivate the function of the department as an integrated team.
    • Implement the strategic plan of the business development and marketing department as it pertains to admission to the facility and direct potential clients to treatment.
    • Provide leadership in addressing quality management issues related to crisis triage, evaluation, intake and admission to the facility.
    • Assign/distribute scheduled evaluations, intakes or admissions as dictated by request and hospital census.
    • Conduct quality assurance and quality improvement programs for all crisis triage, evaluation, intake and admission services.
    • Perform follow-up communication functions and generate recommendations for organization leadership.
    • Responsible for the hiring decisions for Admissions Department personnel, provide orientation, in-service and continuing education programs for department staff and other internal positions responsible for crisis triage and/or evaluation services.
    • Serve as clinical liaison with referral sources.
    • Work to improve efficiency and quality in delivering services within the department, responsible for developing and meeting departmental goals and objectives.
    • Recruit, train and supervise staff.
    • Determine and implement admissions best-practices, promote the hospital and maintain a satisfied patient base.EDUCATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:
      • Bachelors Degree or nursing license required; 5 plus years experience healthcare related admissions with Bachelors.
      • Three years of work experience as a Director of Admissions in an inpatient psych facility preferred.
      • May require LCSW, LMHC by the state for this position or CAC/CADC, where required.
      • CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).
      • First aid may be required based on state or facility.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Acadia Healthcare, Nashville , Director-Admissions, Executive , Nashville, Tennessee

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