Admissions Counselor (Full-Time)
Riverview Behavioral Health a division of Acadia Healthcare is currently seeking to hire an Admissions Counselor to join our team! The successful incumbent will be a confident clinical professional responsible for facilitating admissions, clinical intake assessments and utilization review processes to assure continuity for the most appropriate level of care for patients and their benefit/resources utilization.
Responsibilities include facilitating intake, admission and utilization review process for incoming patients.
Performing insurance benefit verifications, disseminating the information gathered to patient, their families and appropriate internal staff.
Provide accurate and ongoing assessment of patient's status in the admission and utilization process. Performs ongoing assessments of physical/function, emotional, social, spiritual and financial needs and implements crisis intervention and referral.
Master's degree in a Therapeutic Counseling, behavioral Science, Social Work or related field. Experience in the managed care pre-certification process, level of care assessments and utilization.
Current licensure, as required for the area of clinical specialty i.e., Clinical counseling or therapy license as designated according to state law.
CPR, de-escalation and restraint certification required training. (Available at hire)