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Acadia Healthcare Associate Director-Admissions in Tucson, Arizona

Description

PURPOSE STATEMENT:

Assist in directing the facilities admissions activities by driving the admissions process, developing, implementing and maintaining revenue-generating strategies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Provide leadership to the Admissions Department and cultivate the function of the department as an integrated team.

Implement the strategic plan of the business development and marketing department as it pertains to admission to the facility and direct potential clients to treatment.

Provide leadership in addressing quality management issues related to crisis triage, evaluation, intake and admission to the facility.

Assign/distribute scheduled evaluations, intakes or admissions as dictated by request and hospital census.

Conduct quality assurance and quality improvement programs for all crisis triage, evaluation, intake and admission services.

Perform follow-up communication functions and generate recommendations for organization leadership.

Develop and implement program policies and procedures that guide the provision of services.

Responsible for the hiring decisions for Admissions Department personnel, provide orientation, in-service and continuing education programs for department staff and other internal positions responsible for crisis triage and/or evaluation services.

Serve as clinical liaison with referral sources.

Work to improve efficiency and quality in delivering services within the department, responsible for developing and meeting departmental goals and objectives.

Ensure that department is up to date on and compliant with new laws and regulations.

Recruit, train and supervise staff.

Manage the finances of the department, prepare and monitor budgets and spending to ensure department operates within allocated funds.

Determine and implement admissions best-practices, promote the hospital and maintain a satisfied patient base.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.

BENEFITS:

In addition to working for a premier treatment center with a competitive salary, our employees enjoy these other great benefits:

  • Health Insurance

  • Vision & Dental Insurance

  • Long and Short-Term Disability Insurance

  • 401K with Company Match

  • FSA and HSA

  • Holiday Pay

  • Training Provided

  • Team Atmosphere

  • State-of-the-art Equipment and Facility

  • Electronic Medical Records

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s Degree, counselor certification, or nursing license required; Six plus years’ experience healthcare related admissions with Bachelors.

Master’s Degree in Human Services Field preferred with three plus years’ experience healthcare related admissions, CAC or CADC with a minimum of five years in the substance abuse treatment field.

Three years of work experience as an assistant/ associate Director of Admissions in a substance abuse treatment facility preferred.

LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:

May require LCSW, LMHC by the state for this position or CAC/CADC, where required.

CPR

CPI: de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).

While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the requirements of the job, management reserves the right to add or remove duties from particular jobs when circumstances (e.g. emergencies, changes in workload, rush jobs or technological developments) dictate.

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. Additional duties and responsibilities may be required of the job holder based upon business needs and at the request of Facility.

Qualifications

Education

Required

  • Bachelors or better in Human Services

Experience

Preferred

  • 6 years: Admissions experience in a healthcare environment

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)

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