Admissions Coordinator

at Acadia Healthcare in Barling, Arkansas, United States

Job Description


The Behavioral Health Admissions Coordinator is the primary facilitator for all admissions at Valley Behavioral Health. They are responsible for gathering and assessing patient clinical information for the purpose of making appropriate admission decisions.


Valley Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive package of benefits for our team. Current benefits include:

+ Competitive salary

+ Medical, dental, vision, short term disability and long term disability insurance

+ Company Paid Life Insurance

+ Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan with company match


Valley currently has full-time openings for Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Must be able to work a flexible schedule. Our positions are hiring immediately.


+ Review prospective admissions against approved admission criteria, policies and procedures.

+ Initiate contact to gather required clinical and demographic data from patient and other sources.

+ Respond promptly to inquiry calls.

+ Conduct pre-admission clinical assessments to assist the physician in determining the appropriate level of care.

+ Refer inquiries to other agencies and community resources when not appropriate for facility assistance or admission.

+ Responsible for maintaining all the documentation involved with the admissions process.


+ Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related, required.

+ Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work or related field (Professional Licensure or working toward professional licensure)

+ One year previous experience completing behavioral health admission assessments




+ Customer Focus: Novice

+ Attention to Detail: Novice

+ Communication: Advanced



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



+ 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



+ Bachelors or better in Social Work

+ Bachelors or better in Psychology

+ Masters or better in Social Work

+ Masters or better in Counseling

Licenses & Certifications


+ Lic Master’s Social Wkr

+ Lic Clin Social Wkr

+ Lic Prof Counselor



+ 1 year: Previous behavioral health experience

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: JC194180148

Posted On: Oct 07, 2021

Updated On: Nov 17, 2021