Director Of Assessment And Referral

Universal Health Services Forest Park , IL 60130

Posted 3 weeks ago


Riveredge Hospitalis a 210-bed hospital that provides trauma-informed care to children, adolescents and adults. The hospital offers inpatient, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, and community residential programs.

Riveredge is a Joint Commission Top Performer. The atmosphere at Riveredge Hospital is supportive and collegial. The Director of Assessment & Referral, reporting to the CEO, is responsible for and provides clinical direction in psychiatric and chemical dependency assessment services including evaluation, crisis intervention and referrals, and works closely with administration, medical staff and other departments, as necessary.

In addition, the Director is responsible for the management, planning and improvement process related to meeting the overall hospital goals strategically and financially with-in the A&R department and as a member of the Senior Management team. Why is Riveredge Hospital a great place to work? Dynamic people Team-oriented environment Opportunity for advancement Great training program for new grads!

Rewarding career opportunities 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 65,000 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.


QUALIFICATIONS Education: Master?s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology, sociology, mental health or a related field, required.

Licensure: LCSW or LCPC required. Experience: A minimum of five (5) years direct clinical experience in a psychiatric or mental health setting, including psychiatric and addiction diagnosis, clinical interviewing, patient assessment and treatment planning. Communicating with external review organizations or comparable entities, and working effectively with people of diverse backgrounds.

A minimum of three (3) years of managing a professional/clinical team and responsible for staffing, budget and process improvements. Additional

Complete knowledge of crisis intervention techniques & successful completion of Crisis Prevention Institute (C.P.I.) training. CPR certification Knowledge and ability to effectively use computers, analysis programs and internet for measurement and reporting of key indicators and trends.

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