Intake Counselor

Full Time
Aiken, SC 29801
Posted Today
Job description

Intake/Assessment Coordinator

Aiken Regional Medical Centers, located in Aiken, South Carolina, is a 273-bed acute care facility providing quality healthcare to the residents of Aiken and surrounding communities. Aiken Regional Medical Centers has been ranked a top hospital in South Carolina by the Carolina Center for Medical Excellence for its treatment of heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia. Services provided at the hospital include emergency medical care, orthopedic surgeries, maternity, and behavioral health services.

Mission Statement: To provide superior quality healthcare services that: PATIENTS recommend to family and friends, PHYSICIANS prefer for their patients, PURCHASERS select for their clients, EMPLOYEES are proud of, and INVESTORS seek for long-term returns.

Assessment Coordinator

Responsible for conducting mental health assessments, communicating with psychiatrists in determining level of care needed, facilitating admissions and referrals to and from other agencies, conducting pre-certifications and utilization reviews, and fostering positive relationships with all referral sources.

Essential Job Duties:

-Addresses needs of callers seeking assistance.
-Conducts mental health assessments.
-Facilitates referrals to and from other treatment providers as appropriate.
-Communicates with referral sources to ensure satisfaction and coordination of care.
-Performs pre-certifications in a timely manner.
-Performs utilization reviews in a timely manner.
-Communicates with physicians and hospital staff regarding utilization review issues.
-Educates staff on the correct procedure for answering Respond calls.
-Keeps units and Emergency Room stocked with forms necessary to complete tasks.
-Maintains updated and detailed Tracking Log.
-Prepares monthly statistical report on assessments.
-Communicates feedback from referral sources to Management Team.
-Inputs assessment data into the appropriate computer programs upon completion of each assessment.
-During periods of critical staffing, will assist clinical staff in patient rounds, help ensure pt safety and comfort, and assist with non-clinical patient care duties under the supervision of a Mental Health Technician, LPN or RN.

Requirements include:

Education requirements: Registered Nurse or minimum of a master’s level in a human services field. Full licensure preferred.

Work experience requirements: Minimum one year experience in mental health setting.

This opportunity offers the following:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match

At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path 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 are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, 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.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $23.00 - $25.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Psychiatry

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 4 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift

Work Location: One location

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