Director of Intake and Assessment - Behavioral Health - Plano, TX
Company: WellBridge Healthcare
Posted on: May 12, 2022
Wellbridge Healthcare, owned and operated by Kindred Behavioral
Health, is seeking a passionate, creative and goal-oriented
Director of Intake & Assessment to join the team at our behavioral
health hospital in Plano, TX. We specialize in compassionate
behavioral health services, including crisis stabilization for
acute mental health and substance use disorders. Our philosophy is
built on a psychosocial model of care and follows the core
principles of resilience, recovery and restoration.
We are looking for someone who will have an immediate impact on
expanding on our success, growing our services and fulfilling our
mission of improving the lives of all we touch.
As a Director of Intake Assessment you will:
Ensures a comprehensive assessment to patients seeking treatment
for psychiatric or substance abuse disorders.
Oversees the assessment of all persons seeking services.
Completes initial assessment on patients seeking treatment.
Supervises staff in responding to all inquiries for services via
phone, fax or walk-in.
Responds to all incoming inquiries within established
Makes and supervises treatment recommendations based on clinical
presentation and within established clinical criteria
Reviews clinical presentation with admitting psychiatrist.
Documents calls and sets appointments for callers seeking
Creates, revises, and implements the schedule of the assessment and
Interprets treatment to patient and family to ensure understanding
of treatment options.
Refers and triages patients to other sources of treatment when
Assesses, coaches and develops team skills in assessment, patient
and family interaction and overall therapeutic care.
Collects, monitors and reports service performance data as required
to hospital quality program.
Performs as a member of the Senior Leadership team
As a Director of Intake and Assessment you will have:
- Graduation from an accredited Bachelors of Science in Nursing,
Associate Degree in Nursing.
- Current state licensure as Registered Nurse / RN.
- BCLS Certification.
- ACLS preferred.
- Minimum of 2 years experience in a psychiatric setting.
Experience in crisis counseling and crisis evaluations
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