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Manager-Admissions

Company: Acadia Healthcare
Location: Covington
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Description + Act as an intermediary on difficult cases, keep leadership team informed of the status of problematic situations. + Manage the intake, admissions and utilization review process for incoming patients + Plan and implement goals, objectives, personnel, resources and equipment. + Implement the approved plan objectives, timetables, expected outcome and measures for assigned areas of responsibility. + Organize, plan and direct work assignments for Admissions staff. + Provide staff management to including hiring, development, training, performance management and communication to ensure effective and efficient department operation. + Develop and assist with the development and implementation of policies and procedures consistent with those of the hospital, to ensure efficient operations. + Ensure that the unit maintains compliance with standards, laws and certification standards, including those established by JCAHO, Medicare and other regulatory agencies. + Supervise the maintenance of patient records to ensure required quality documentation and compliance with policies and procedures. + Make recommendations for, develop, and carry out improvements to meet changing mission parameters and requirements. + Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards customers always. When patient needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints. Recognize that patient safety is a top priority. OTHER FUNCTIONS: + Perform other functions and tasks as assigned. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS: + Master's Degree in a behavioral health field required. + Four or more years' experience working in behavioral health. + Two or more years' management experience required.LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS: + LMSW, LCSW, or LPC is required. + CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility). + First aid may be required based on state or facility. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Acadia Healthcare, New Orleans , Manager-Admissions, Executive , Covington, Louisiana

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