As a Direct Admissions Coordinator, you will:
Triage crisis phone calls
Assess/consult with the on-call physician to determine correct level of care
Coordinate admission to the inpatient unit with hospitals and other professionals in the community
Provide effective customer relations pursuant to the policies of PrairieCare
Provide back-up for therapists and perform other clinical duties as needed
This position will work Tuesday's through Friday's (evenings and weekends)
Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy or a closely-related therapeutic field
Currently pursuing licensure
Two years of experience in behavioral healthcare preferred
Knowledge of DSM-IV criteria
Interviewing and assessment skills
Oriented and educated in gender, culture, and age-appropriate care
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with Clinical Directors and professionals within other organizations
Reliable transportation and telephone
Proficient computer skills using Microsoft Office products including Word and Outlook
PrairieCare is a physician-owned and operated psychiatric healthcare system experiencing rapid growth in the Twin Cities. With multiple sites across the Twin Cities, PrairieCare has quickly grown to become one of the State's largest providers of mental health services to children, adolescents and their families.
Please no phone calls
PrairieCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability or age in admissions, treatment or participation in its programs, services and activities or employment.
PrairieCare is an Affirmative Action Employer/Equal Opportunity Employer supporting Veterans, Disabled and other protected individuals and is committed to a diverse workforce. Offers of employment from PrairieCare are conditional and contingent upon successful clearance of all background studies.