Experience Inc. Jobs

Job Information

Universal Health Services INTAKE COUNSELOR - PRN 10:00 PM - 6:00 AM in SHREVEPORT, Louisiana

Responsibilities

Brentwood Hospital is searching for a caring and compassionate master’s prepared mental health clinician or Licensed RN for the Admission Clinician position, in our busy 24/7 Admissions Department. If you like a challenge and the satisfaction of working with other professionals to get patients the help they need, Brentwood Hospital is the right place for you.

Our patients bring with them many different clinical challenges and high acuity illnesses that require specific and individualized care. We balance our busy work environment with a strong commitment to teamwork that makes Brentwood Hospital a challenging, yet fun place to work. While taking care of our patients, we also strive to take care of each other. Our hospital’s strong, seasoned leadership team offers opportunity for mentoring and coaching to professionals interested in growing their career in the mental health industry.

The Admissions Clinician provides in-person level of care determinations and crisis intervention, initial contact with referral sources and potential patients, coordinates the referral and intake process, determines appropriate level of care, facilitates the admission process and maintains communication with referral sources, families, patients and unit staff.

Ability to prioritize; work well under periods of high stress and pressure. Ability to multi-task and demonstrate critical thinking skills. Demonstrates an understanding of funding entities. Thorough knowledge of psychiatric services provided by the hospital.

Join our team and discover a rewarding, fulfilling career. Brentwood Hospital is a 260-bed psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment facility located in Shreveport, Louisiana. Brentwood has served Louisiana, East Texas and South Arkansas for more than 45 years. We provide quality services to children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. We help individuals and families achieve optimal mental health, resulting in improved quality of life. A dedicated professional team provides individualized treatment, meeting the personal needs of our patients in a safe and nurturing environment.

Much more online at: https://brentwoodbehavioral.com/

Qualifications

Excellent communication skills, i.e., verbal and written. Ability to prioritize; work well under periods of high stress and pressure. Ability to multi-task and demonstrate critical thinking skills. Demonstrates an understanding of funding entities. Thorough knowledge of psychiatric services provided by the hospital. Ability to work flexible hours when needed. Requires a basic understanding of computers; and accurate data entry skills. Knowledge of insurance contracts and payers. Knowledge of precertification for inpatient hospitalization. Experience gathering and documenting medical and clinical information. Ability to triage for medical and psychiatric needs. Working knowledge of DSM-V diagnostic criteria, mental status exam, and addiction and recovery field. Excellent customer service skills as evidenced by supportive and constructive communication with all contacts including coworkers, patients, visitors, families and referral sources. Skill set to prioritize, assign tasks, and hold staff accountable for their completion.

Education: Master’s Degree in Human Service field (e.g. Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, etc.), or RN - preferably BSN.

Experience: 1-2years of experience preferred in psychiatric health care. Working knowledge of DSM-V diagnostic criteria, mental status exam, and addiction and recovery field. Supervisor experience preferred.

Licensure/Certification: Licensed RN, LCSW, LPC preferred. Schedule : Evenings and weekends needed PRN

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

Notice

At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449 .

DirectEmployers