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Company: Valley Behavioral Health System
Location: Barling
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

ABOUT VALLEY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH:Valley Behavioral Health offers the highest quality treatment in the area. Our acute inpatient, sub-acute inpatient and outpatient programs for men, women and children provide a safe structure where individuals can focus on healing themselves and working through their issues. All of our patients receive an individualized treatment plan that meets their needs and ensures long lasting recovery. Our goal is to provide individuals the tools and knowledge they need to live a happy, healthy life.YOUR JOB AS THE DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS:As a Director of Admissions you will be responsible for oversight of the admission process, developing, implementing and maintaining revenue-generating strategies.BENEFITS:Our employees enjoy these other great benefits:Three medical plan levels, dental and vision insuranceHSA with Company contributionFSA, Dependent Care Flexible Spending AccountBasic Life/AD&D and Supplemental Life InsuranceShort Term and Long Term Insurance401k with Company matchEAP (Employee Assistance Program)Employee Discount ProgramGenerous PTO, Sick Time, paid holidays and professional development reimbursementAVAILABLE SHIFTS AND HOURS:This position is a salaried position working a minimum of 40 hours per week. This position typically works Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; however, may be required to work alternative hours as needed. Additionally, this position will include on-call responsibility.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS: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.EDUCATAION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:Master's Degree in Behavioral/Mental Health or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, requiredThree or more years work experience in a Behavioral Health Facility, preferredTwo or more years of previous supervisory experience, requiredLICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:LPC, LMSW, LCSW or RN license, requiredExperiencePreferred2 year(s): Previous supervisory experience, required3 year(s): Previous Behavioral Health experienceLicenses & CertificationsPreferredReg NurseLic Prof CounselorLic Clin Social WkrLic Master's Social WkrEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe 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: Valley Behavioral Health System, Fort Smith , Director-Admissions, Executive , Barling, Arkansas

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