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Admissions Specialist: Clinical Assessments - Days

Company: Sonora Behavioral Health
Location: Oro Valley
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

We are seeking a dedicated Clinician to serve in our Admissions Department. Thursday, Friday, Saturday - overnight shifts. 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 Bachelor'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.
  • Must possess or secure an Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Care.

Keywords: Sonora Behavioral Health, Oro Valley , Admissions Specialist: Clinical Assessments - Days, Other , Oro Valley, Arizona

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