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Director-Admissions

at Acadia Healthcare in Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Description

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 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.

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, hire, train and supervise staff.

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

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Skills

Required

+ Written Communication: Advanced

+ Safety Minded: Advanced

+ Problem Solving: Advanced

+ Planning & Organizing: Intermediate

+ Oral Communication: Advanced

+ Negotiating: Intermediate

+ Innovation: Some Knowledge

+ Financial Awareness: Intermediate

+ Leadership: Advanced

+ Customer Focus: Advanced

+ Computer – Excel: Intermediate

+ Attention to Detail: Advanced

Preferred

+ Language – Spanish: Intermediate

Behaviors

Required

+ Thought Provoking: Capable of making others think deeply on a subject

+ Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

+ Loyal: Shows firm and constant support to a cause

+ Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking

+ Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

+ Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

+ Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Motivations

Required

+ Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

+ Peer Recognition: Inspired to perform well by the praise of coworkers

+ Job Security: Inspired to perform well by the knowledge that your job is safe

+ Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

+ Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

+ Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Preferred

+ Work-Life Balance: Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work

+ Financial: Inspired to perform well by monetary reimbursement

+ Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

Education

Preferred

+ Masters or better in Social Work

Licenses & Certifications

Required

+ Reg Nurse

+ Lic Prof Counselor

+ Lic Clin Social Wkr

+ Lic Master’s Social Wkr

+ Lic Associate Cnslr

+ Adv Practice Reg Nurse

Experience

Required

+ 3 years: Behavioral Health

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 © consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35©

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Job Posting: JC193068884

Posted On: Sep 23, 2021

Updated On: Oct 03, 2021