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Admissions and Referral Intake Counselor

Rivendell Behavioral Health Services Benton Full-Time
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At UHS, we're looking for exceptional people who share our vision and values, who share our focus on hard work, enthusiasm, teamwork, loyalty, trust and cooperation. We've embraced these traits and built a team of employees who consistently work to achieve the highest level of service excellence. People are our most valuable resource at UHS as we are committed to providing high quality acute care and behavioral health services to residents of the communities we serve. We are equally committed to offering our employees unlimited opportunity in an environment that encourages professional development.

Admissions and Referral Intake Counselor NEEDED!!!

Rivendell Behavioral Health Services of Arkansas is looking for an Admissions and Referral Intake Counselor. This position is very imperative to our success at Rivendell. The position requires one to handle a multitude of situations and patient populations, as well as being able to communicate effectively and efficiently with referral sources. Below are the main job duties of the Admissions and Referral Representative, other job duties may be given.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Receives inquiry/referral calls, completes inquiry/referral form on each call, schedules assessment and completes follow-up on all inquiry and referral calls.
  • Assists in scheduling admissions of patients to hospital.
  • Records information that identifies referral source and patient.
  • Ensures all payor sources are verified.  Completes financial packet when appropriate.
  • Completes admission process and distributes documents to the appropriate departments.
  • Record and screen clothing and valuables of patients upon admission.
  • Interview patient and family to gather information to assist licensed professional in determining appropriate level of care.
  • Obtain signature or appropriate consent and other admission forms from legally responsible person.
  • Assign patient and Account numbers.
  • Ensures communication of special treatment needs/concerns to appropriate departments through participation in continuity of care meetings or other means of communication.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above 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.

As an Assessment and Referral Intake Counselor at Rivendell Behavioral Health you are eligible for our Comprehensive Benefits Package including:

Challenging and rewarding work environment

Competitive Compensation

Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Plan

Generous Paid Time Off

401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan

Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
 

Job Requirements

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Master's degree (M. A.) in Counseling, Psychology, Nursing, or related field from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

CPR and Handle With Care training/certification required and can be provided upon hire at the facility.

Must be willing to work as a team with all staff. Must be able to treat all patients with respect.

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 83,000 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

At UHS, we're looking for exceptional people who share our vision and values, who share our focus on hard work, enthusiasm, teamwork, loyalty, trust and cooperation. We've embraced these traits and built a team of employees who consistently work to achieve the highest level of service excellence. People are our most valuable resource at UHS as we are committed to providing high quality acute care and behavioral health services to residents of the communities we serve. We are equally committed to offering our employees unlimited opportunity in an environment that encourages professional development.

*UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

 

Skills required

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Lcsw)
Radiation Treatment Planning
Licensed Social Worker
Substance Dependence
Community Mental Health Services
Psychotherapy
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Rivendell is dedicated to providing the highest quality care to adolescents and children who are seeking help. The 125-bed, JCAHO-accredited hospital is located on a 49-acre campus in the heart of south central Kentucky in Bowling Green. Patient care is administered by a team of qualified professionals. Rivendell provides progressive psychiatric treatment for children and adolescents who are experiencing symptoms of mental health problems. The facility includes an outdoor ropes course, two indoor gymnasiums, group areas, and educational classrooms. Individual semi-private bedrooms are equipped with a private bedroom and modest furnishings including a desk, bed, and wardrobe. Patient safety is a priority and Rivendell staff are trained to follow specific procedures to ensure a safe environment for all patients.

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