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DIRECTOR- INTAKE - (19149)

Universal Health Services


Location:
GULFPORT, MS
Date:
02/23/2018
2018-02-232018-03-24
Job Code:
19149
Universal Health Services
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DIRECTOR- INTAKE - (19149)

Facility Name
GULFPORT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM
Location
GULFPORT, MS 39503 US (Primary)
Career Area
Professional
Category
Admissions
Job Description

Helping those in need is what we do at Gulfport Behavioral Health SystemOur dedicated and caring group of professionals work with children, pre-adolescent, adolescents and adults to help them and their families resolve and manage life difficulties. With a full range of treatment options customized to meet the needs of individuals, we can help you or someone you care about face life’s difficulties with the professional support, confidentiality and experience that can make a difference. 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Intake Director is a senior management level position within the organization that is responsible for the hospital’s assessment, referral, and admission activities. Intake Director ensures prompt response to patient and referral needs, provides training and clinical supervision to staff, and assures appropriateness of risk assessments, crisis interventions and referrals to level of care. The Intake Director promotes patient care consistent with the philosophy and objectives of the hospital, and maintains an environment of service excellence, patient care, compassion, empathy, efficiency and urgency in the Intake department.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assigns responsibilities to Intake Counselors to assure prompt response to patient and customer needs, reviews and maintains all documents and departmental logs, ensures compliance with federal, state, and local regulatory standards, maintains departmental statistics, analyzes data, and generates intake-related monitoring and trending reports
  • Oversees Intake Counselor responsibilities – responds to telephone inquiries, conducts face-to-face assessments, coordinates the referral and intake process, determines appropriate level of care, and maintains communication with referral sources, families, patients and hospital staff
  • Provides on-call to support the facility’s intake operations.   
Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: 

Prefer knowledge of hospital admissions functions, psychosocial assessment and risk assessment, psychiatric diagnosis symptomology, basic chemical dependency, age specific growth and development and crisis and behavior management.  Leadership and management skills.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:  Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or other related Human Services field, with at least two years crisis experience, licensed preferred.

 

Experience:  Prefer three years of intake, assessment, admission and crisis intervention experience with a psychiatric mental health population, preferably in an inpatient setting.  Supervisory/management experience preferred.

 

 

Licensure/Certification: Preferred – RN, LCSW, LMSW, LPC, or other related licensure.

BENEFIT HIGHLIGHTS:
• Challenging and rewarding work environment
• Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
• Competitive Compensation
• Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
• 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
• Generous Paid Time Off

One of the nations' largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance.  Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has an annual revenue nearing $10 billion.  In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune, ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Companies.

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