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Director, Intake and Assessment - Behavioral Health Job in Dayton, Ohio US

Job Summary

Kindred Healthcare Operating LLC
Dayton, OH
Healthcare Services
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
1+ to 2 Years
Job Reference Code

Director, Intake and Assessment - Behavioral Health

About the Job

At Lifepoint Behavioral Health, 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. Our teams are committed to providing superior patient care that exceeds industry standards as well as patient expectations.

Success within a company doesn't just happen. It requires committed teams of talented people who understand and embrace an organization's goals and work together at the highest level to achieve them. Join our team of interdisciplinary doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts today!

We are seeking a passionate, creative and goal-oriented Director of Intake and Assessment to join the team at Dayton, OH and 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 timelines.

Makes and supervises treatment recommendations based on clinical presentation and within established clinical criteria guidelines.

Reviews clinical presentation with admitting psychiatrist.

Documents calls and sets appointments for callers seeking treatment.

Creates, revises, and implements the schedule of the assessment and referral office.

Interprets treatment to patient and family to ensure understanding of treatment options.

Refers and triages patients to other sources of treatment when appropriate.

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

Qualifications 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 preferred.

Recruiter - Jennifer M Mayse

Primary Location: OH-Dayton
Organization: 0253 - Kindred Hospital Dayton BH MSA

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Drug Free Workplace

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