If you are searching for a fulfilling place to develop your career and an opportunity to make a difference in helping others, then keep reading on. Here at AAC, we have a progressive culture; we listen to your ideas, value a work/life balance, invest in education, and we foster trust and respect for all individuals. Our exceptional comp and strong benefits include company matching 401K, medical, dental, vision and life insurance. We are looking for our future leaders, who are not only going to fill the qualifications for this job description, but who are going to exceed expectations. Be a part of a team whose mission is to provide quality, compassionate, and innovative care to adults struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. Our purpose and passion are to empower patients, their families, and our communities by helping individuals achieve recovery and optimal wellness of the mind, body, and spirit.
The Director of Clinical Risk Assessment is responsible for mitigating pre-admission clinical risks for our clients and our facilities. This role supports the Corporate Admissions Department in the quality of determinations being delivered based off of medical necessity and patient safety.
Duties and Responsibilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
In partnership with the Vice President of Admissions, develops and implements strategies providing Clinical/Medical oversight for pre-admission assessments within the Corporate Admissions Department.
Partners with other department leaders to identify trends, assess risks, and gather feedback to further optimize pre-admission Clinical Assessments and Risk Mitigation.
Supervise and manage the pre-admission Clinical team who is responsible for managing High Risk queues, ASAM assessments, and facility approvals.
Actively supports the pre-admission Clinical Team to complete assessments and cover for Clinical Consultants when needed to ensure quick turnaround.
Continues to coach, train, and develop Corporate Admissions Clinical team.
Provide continuous training to the Corporate Admissions Department regarding new Clinical policies and or procedures.
Other duties as assigned based on business needs.
Active RN, LCSW, LCADC, LMHC, LCPC, LCDP, or other relevant licensure required.
Bachelors in a Healthcare related field.
Minimum of 5 years leadership experience.
Minimum of 3 years in an acute setting.
Ability to review Medical records to help support appropriate determinations.
Understanding of UR and Payor contracts preferred but not required.
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage a team.
Ability to be on call for emergency situations.
Exceptional coaching and development abilities.
Collaboratively work with other department leaders in order to achieve common goals.
Must be results driven, achieve deadlines, and work towards KPI's.
Ability to use and interpret data and construct strategic action plans based on clinical data to create process improvements or make business decisions.
Work with Salesforce project management to improve technology for capturing clinical data needed for process improvement.
Open to self-development and continual learning.
Advanced ability to interpret written information clearly and informatively.
Ability to communicate clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, listens and gets clarification, responds well to questions, demonstrates group presentation skills, and actively participates in meetings.
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, and other Client Management Systems.
"AAC is committed to principles of equal opportunities for all employees. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations that are necessary to comply with State and Federal disability discrimination laws"
Ability to sit, use hands and fingers, talk or hear, and smell continually. Ability to stand, walk and reach frequently. Ability to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch occasionally.
Ability to frequently lift and carry up to 10 lbs. and occasionally lift and carry up to 25 lbs.
Close vision required to see computer monitor, read documents, and operate copy and fax machine. Distance vision required to drive an automobile, if driving is a requirement of the job.
Work environment is indoors and climate controlled. Occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions.
Moderate noise levels as found in a business office with computer printers, households with TVs and dishwashers, and driving light traffic.
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Other Work Requirements:
American Addiction Centers is an equal opportunity employer. American Addiction Centers prohibits employment practices that discriminate against individuals or groups of employees on the basis of age, color disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other category deemed protected by state and/or federal law.
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