Under the supervision of the Clinical Director, the Intake Clinician is an essential member of the clinical team as a facilitator of all aspects of the onsite admissions and intake process including clinical assessments and acting as liaison between admissions, programming, client and/or parents/guardian. The Intake Clinician’s primary function is to facilitate the admissions process which includes a face-to-face clinical and risk assessments onsite at their facility. Depending upon admissions volume, the Intake Clinician may also be asked to support the clinical team by periodically facilitating groups or supporting the program team. The Intake Clinician is a very special role requiring a licensed therapist who is excited about being the first point of in-person contact for young people and their families in the admissions process. This position is essential to the clinical team, accountable for all aspects of the onsite admissions and intake process, including clinical assessments and acting as a liaison between admissions, programming, the client, and/or parents/guardian. When not doing admits, this individual will support client programming and treatment, including individual and group sessions. This multi-talented specialist will enjoy the freshness of varying duties day-to-day, be available and willing to accommodate a flexible schedule due to the nature of admissions, and be excited about a role as a member of a collaborative team of passionate, behavioral health professionals within a growing organization. WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU? - 401(k) - Comprehensive medical insurance - Dental/Vision insurance - Paid time off/ Paid holidays - Employer financed life, long term and short term disability insurance - Weekly pay ??????? - 10k sign on bonus WHAT WE NEED: Master’s Degree in a clinical specialization from a state approved graduate school. Licensed in Marriage Family Therapy, Counseling, or Social Work in the state in which working. Experience working with adolescents or young adults with mental health and substance use disorders. Experience in clinical intake and assessment process. Willingness to be trained and supervised within the framework of the ABFT family therapy model and utilize the ABFT framework in family therapy. WHAT YOU’LL DO: Coordinate the scheduling of onsite admissions, including maintaining an updated, shared availability calendar with admissions-responsible departments Conduct record review of clinical and medical screening questionnaires, IP treatment records, IEP academic records, referent-provided information, releases of information and custody paperwork, as needed Conduct face-to-face, biopsychosocial, risk and other clinical assessments as required Provide clinical clearance determination – ensuring admitting level of care appropriateness Assign safety risk level and elopement risk level; triaging risk with onsite program and clinical staff to ensure accommodations to manage risk in place prior to admission Provide clinical clearance; consults with Clinical Director for final approval as needed Assigns provisional admitting diagnoses; consults with Clinical Director or Psychiatrist as needed Complete intake/admission paperwork with parents and client (may depend on site) Generate EHR chart for new admits, uploads, and completes all admission documentation Communicate with parents’ admission, denials, and/or admission contingencies Provides parents with Denial of Admission Letter indicating rationale for denial and referral recommendations Support programming and client treatment when not facilitating an admission, which may include individual or group therapy sessions, client activities, or crisis management.
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