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Admission & Referral Specialist Ii

Riverside Medical Center

This is a Contract position in Kankakee, IL posted May 24, 2019.

Summary: The Admission & Referral Specialist II will be responsible for direct contact with clients, referral sources, families, physicians and treatment teams.

The Admission & Referral Specialist II will be expected to complete an assessment of the patients in the centralized intake team and emergency department.

Will coordinate disposition with Psychiatrist and ED Physician (if indicated) and follow the patient through admission to inpatient or referral to another level of care or agency.

The Admission & Referral Specialist II will be responsible for all ages pediatric to geriatric.

Must be able to adapt quickly, work independently, detail oriented and organized.

Gathers necessary proof of insurance coverage, begins with authorization/certification process for admission.

Experience/Education Requirements: Master’s degree in psychology, social work, nursing or related field required.

Minimum two years direct clinical experience in Behavioral Health field in clinical interviewing, evaluation, treatment, and referral of Behavioral Health patients preferred Experience with EPIC?and workque preferred.

Excellent written, verbal and organizational skills.

License or Certification Requirements: LCSW or LCPC preferred LSW or LPC required within one year of employment.

If RN, Psychiatric Nursing Certification preferred Work Schedule: Nights FTE: 0.9 Location:?Riverside Medical Center ?

Responsibilities: Ability to evaluate and review clinical information and triage.

Demonstrates an understanding of the action and side effects of psychotropic medications.

Develops and maintains relationships within the multidisciplinary team.

Functions as a resource person to patient and families Possess knowledge and skill required to complete behavioral health assessment and determine level of care.

Work collaboratively with departments, patients, family, physician referral.

Demonstrates knowledge and skill of the proper completion of involuntary petition and certificate for admission.

Possesses knowledge and skill to accurately assess risk, and complete MSE and clinical evaluation for IDTA Possesses knowledge of DSM V diagnoses and related symptoms, and demonstrates skill in identifying and assessing for these Ability to accurately determine admission criteria and treatment needs and formulate clinical impression Ability to present and document clinical impressions efficiently, and collaborate with physicians for disposition Work collaboratively with ED, units, and other departments to facilitate assessment and admission of Behavioral Health patients Demonstrates ability to educate patients, families and collaterals about the evaluation process, admission process, and Behavioral Health services Demonstrates ability to provide psychoeducation for patients, families and collaterals related to symptoms, diagnoses, and treatment recommendations Knowledge of community resources for Behavioral Health Demonstrates ability to provide phone and inperson screenings and assessments and link with appropriate level of care Ability to complete quality clinically documentation in a timely manner and according to documentation requirements and standards Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively in a fast paced environment Ability to manage the Intake workque effectively Demonstrates crisis intervention and de-escalation skills with Behavioral Health patients and families Serve as liaison across units, departments, and the community to promote access and continuity of care for Behavioral Health patients ?CB Riverside Healthcare is revolutionizing care using leading-edge technology to diagnose and treat patients.

We are ranked top in the nation for performance in neurosurgery, orthopedics, and heart surgery and have also been named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals?

by Truven Health Analytics seven times.

Riverside is nationally recognized for our specialty programs in obstetrics, trauma, oncology, rehabilitation, geriatrics, occupational health, psychiatric services, and treatment of alcohol and chemical dependency, as well as patient safety.

We combine innovation and convenience at state-of-the-art facilities located in communities throughout the greater Kankakee area.

Riverside Medical Center proves that truly progressive medicine is being delivered in Chicago?s southwest suburbs and East Central Illinois.

Join a team that is not only concerned with providing the best care possible but also with offering a work environment of advancement and growth.

Riverside is a place that embraces a culture where opinions count and dedication is respected, where superior performance is rewarded with competitive salaries and excellent benefits.