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ASSESSMENT & REFERRAL SPECIALIST (Intake/Admissions)

Universal Health Services


Location:
KANSAS CITY, MO
Date:
05/23/2017
Job Code:
193957
Universal Health Services
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ASSESSMENT & REFERRAL SPECIALIST (Intake/Admissions)

Job Code:  193957
Facility: Two Rivers Psychiatric Hospital
Location: KANSAS CITY, MO US Midwest
Region: Midwest
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level:  Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Education Required: Master's Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health, Clinical Support, Social Work/Case Management, RN, Acute Care
 
Category: Allied Health,Healthcare - Rehabilitation,Nursing,Professionals
FTE: 1.00
Position Summary:

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 70,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

Two Rivers Behavioral Health (UHS Facility) is a 105-bed acute facility and a leading provider of behavioral health care in the Kansas City area on both an inpatient and outpatient basis. For over 30 years the facility has provided 24-hour care for individuals in need. We currently have a position available for a Assessment & Referral Center

JOB SUMMARY: The ARC Specialist has responsibility for assessment, referral and admission activities. The ARC Specialist ensures prompt response to patient and referral needs, provides clinical assessments, assures appropriateness of risk assessments, crisis interventions and referrals to level of care. The ARC Specialist promotes patient care consistent with the philosophy and objectives of Two Rivers Behavioral Health System.

 
Requirements

JOB SPECIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to demonstrate competency in the criteria listed in this job description. The specifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability to meet the minimum requirements for this position. The ARC Specialist must demonstrate knowledge and skills in provision of services to a varied populations including children, adolescents, adults, older adults and dually diagnosed patients in an inpatient and partial hospital setting.

Education:    Masters Degree in Counseling, Psychology or Human Services field or
Registered Nurse, Psychiatric Certification/Experience.
Experience: Prefer 3 years of assessment, admission and crisis intervention experience with a psychiatric mental health population in an inpatient setting.
Licensure/Certification:  Missouri Clinical Social Work License (LCSW), LPC or LMFT strongly preferred.  MO licensure required or provisionally licensed and eligible for licensure while under supervision.  Or Registered Nurse as licensed by the Division of Professional Registration for State of Missouri. 
Knowledge: Prefer knowledge of hospital admissions functions, leadership skills, crisis intervention and risk assessment, psychiatric diagnoses symptomology, basic chemical dependency, age specific growth and development and crisis and behavior management.

Join our team of dedicated professionals and make a real difference in the lives of others. 


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