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ASSESSMENT COUNSELOR

Universal Health Services


Location:
LAWRENCEVILLE, GA
Date:
09/22/2017
2017-09-222017-10-21
Job Code:
228263
Universal Health Services
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ASSESSMENT COUNSELOR

Job Code:  228263
Facility: Summit Ridge
Location: LAWRENCEVILLE, GA US
Region:
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Part Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Master's Degree 
Skills:  
Category: Professionals
FTE: .6
Position Summary:
  SummitRidge Hospital specializes in the provision of mental health and chemical dependency services. Our team of professionals provides caring and professional inpatient nursing support to adults and adolescents suffering from psychiatric or addictive disorders. Additionally, the Geriatric unit provides acute care for seniors in psychiatric crisis.

   Due to continued growth, we are currently seeking an experienced Assessment Counselor.  Ensures that all intake calls are answered promptly and courteously.  Provides Crisis Intervention, Telephonic Triage, and Clinical Assessments. Provides callers and families with Community Resources and Information; Obtains Admission Precertifications. Develops and maintains strong working relationships with Internal and External Customers, including other Departments, Physicians, and the Emergency Departments.Works as a Team Player to ensure Customer Service to patients, families, and other Associates. 

 
Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

-      Masters (preferred) in psychology or a related field. 

-       Must have a minimum of two (2) years experience in a psychiatric setting.

-       Licensed required.  LCSW, LMSW, LPC.

 

Position Tasks:         

1.      Assessment of adult and/or geriatric patients

2.      Assessment of adolescent patients

3.      Documentation of assessments

4.      Insurance verification/precertification

5.      Ability to take vital signs

6.      Referral source procedures

7.      Ability to complete legal papers

8.      Files and filing

9.      1013/2013 procedures

10.  Shift report summary

11.  Professional manner

12.  Thoroughness of documentation

13.  Time management  

14.  Clear communication with patients and staff

15.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

16.  Strong clinical skills to ensure accurate and consistent management of information.


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