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PRN Admissions Counselor

Company: Acadia Healthcare
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

The Assessment and Referral Counselor III or Registered Nurse is responsible for responding to inquiry calls, scheduling assessments, providing appropriate clinical screening of potential admissions, providing appropriate referrals, and interfacing with Assessment and Referral staff/Physicians/Managed Care organizations/Insurance companies and the Business Office. Requirements: Skills:

  • Knowledge of hospital admission functions, psychiatric diagnoses symptomology, basic chemical dependency, and crisis/behavior management.
  • Knowledge of assessment and referral techniques and procedures.
  • Knowledge of external review organizations (i.e. managed care, Medicare, Medicaid).
  • Knowledge of patients rights, advanced directives, adult/child abuse laws, and emergency detention.
  • Basic computer knowledge. Qualifications:
    • Master s Degree from an accredited program in mental health, psychology, social work, or related field; or a minimum of an Associate s Degree in Nursing.
    • At least one (1) year of direct clinical experience in a psychiatric or mental health setting.
    • RN, LCSW, LMFT, LPC, or applicable clinical licensure required.

Keywords: Acadia Healthcare, Kansas City , PRN Admissions Counselor, Other , Kansas City, Kansas

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