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Admissions Counselor (7pm-7am) at Tower Behavioral Health

Admissions Counselor (7pm-7am)

Tower Behavioral Health Reading, PA Full-Time
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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Facilitate intake, admission and utilization review process for incoming patients.
  • Perform insurance benefit verifications, disseminating the information gathered to patient, their families and appropriate internal staff.
  • Provide accurate and ongoing assessment of patient’s status in the admission and utilization process.
  • Respond to inquiries about the facility within facility policy timeframes.
  • Schedule/complete pre-admission assessments and communicate recommendations to patient or their family.
  • Collaborate with other facility medical and psychiatric personnel to ensure appropriate recommendations and admissions.
  • Provide accurate and ongoing assessment of patient’s status in the admissions, intake and utilization process.
  • Provide education to patient and their family throughout stay.
  • Perform ongoing assessments of physical/function, emotional, social, spiritual and financial needs patients and implements crisis intervention and referral.
  • Provide education regarding healthcare and social resource systems to empower patient and their family to access resources independently.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • RN License Preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in a Therapeutic Counseling, Behavioral Science, Social Work or related field.
  • Three plus years of mental/behavioral health experience working with individuals in a clinical or observational capacity, preferably within the area of specialty for the facility.
  • Experience in the managed care pre-certification process, level of care assessments and utilization.

Recommended Skills

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  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Behavioural Science
  • Clinical Works
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Finance
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