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Behavioral Health Assessment Coordinator - Per Diem

Universal Health Services

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Behavioral Health Assessment Coordinator - Per Diem

Job Code:  209947
Facility: Northern Nevada Medical Center
Location: SPARKS, NV US Western
Region: Western
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health
Category: Healthcare - Rehabilitation
FTE: .01
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 67,000 employees. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.
Northern Nevada Medical Center is a 108-bed acute care hospital located on 23 hillside acres in Sparks, Nevada. The hospital provides physicians and patients with many of the latest technological innovations for diagnosis and treatment of even the most acute clinical conditions. Northern Nevada Medical Center is accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC) and licensed by the state of Nevada.

Position Summary: Under administrative supervision of the Director of Behavioral Health, the Behavioral Health Assessment Coordinator manages, markets, plans and organizes the Geropsychiatric Inpatient and medical detoxification admission processes, including but not limited to evaluations regarding appropriateness for admission, insurance preauthorization and utilization review, benefits verification, communication and coordination with any legal guardians and successful informational handoffs with RNs. This position also includes case management for the medical detoxification program. . S/he assists Director with the accurate collection and analysis of data regarding referral sources, admission trending, and non-admissions due to not meeting criteria for the unit. This position includes post discharge follow up of medical detoxification patients at 3 days post discharge. The population can include adolescents, adult and geriatric populations.

  • Graduate of an accredited college with a Bachelor's Degree or higher
  • Current licensure in the State of Nevada as a LCSW or RN 
  • Experience working in a behavioral health treatment setting. 
  • Basic Life Support certification. May obtain once hired within 90 days of employment.

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