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A&R Clinician (Weekdays)

Company: Perimeter Healthcare
Location: Jackson
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Perimeter Behavioral of Jackson has immediate opening for an A & R Clinician (Master's Level and/or RN). The schedule for this opening is 7p-7a Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. We are seeking individuals who are committed to improving the lives of those with mental health illness.The Assessment & Referral Clinician is responsible for providing procedural information, legal forms and hands on assistance to self-represented litigants. This position is required to conduct interviews and assist with the preparation, completion, and notarization of family court documents. The Assessment & Referral Clinician position is responsible for performing case screenings, case intake and case coordination for family law cases. Work involves the use of unified family court practices and differentiated case management techniques to promote case progression and disposition. The Assessment & Referral Clinician position is required to handle a high volume of public and professional inquiries, manage intake appointments, schedule case events and use a multi-line telephone system. Work is performed in a team setting, as well as on an individual basis and is performed under the supervision of the Director of Assessment & Referral.The positions responsibilities include the following:Serves as Intake Specialist for the Behavioral Health Services; conducts intake interviews to establish and assesses for appropriate level of care.Has knowledge and skills related to the developmental stages of children and the special needs of the geriatric population.Utilizes cultural, spiritual, and social groups and their relationship to the deliverance and acceptance of healthcare.Receives incoming inquiry calls and interviews walk-ins to establish viability for services.Serves as client liaison, providing accurate, complete interviews of client needs and making appropriate referrals (i.e., free initial consultation, direct admission, or outpatient referrals).Accurately and appropriately assesses the psychosocial and emotional status utilizing knowledge and skills related to developmental stages of children and the special needs of the geriatric population.Serves as liaison to business office; coordinates insurance verification with business office.Coordinates communications and activities between clinical staff, nursing staff, business office, and marketing staff.Monitors direct/indirect referral sources; follows up with professional or agency referral sources regarding outpatient referrals.Documents, collects, and organizes data resulting from inquiry calls to assist with referral development.Utilizes a logical approach to solve problems and manage situations in a positive manner.Demonstrates ability to be self-directed and highly motivated.Willingly accepts expected and unexpected duties.Qualified candidates should have the following:Minimum of MS in a Behavioral Health field or Tennessee RN license.Experience in Behavioral Health assessment and/or treatment.At least one year previous experience on an inpatient Behavioral Health Unit preferred.Experience with computers and statistics preferred.Knowledge of legal and ethical issues related to patients rights.Knowledge of crisis intervention techniques.Knowledge of community/regional mental health resources.Knowledge of principles and practices of customer service.Knowledge of computers, preferably in a PC, Windows-based operating environment.Knowledgeable of the philosophy and objectives of the hospital.Knowledgeable of literature and new developments in the behavioral health field.Knowledge of insurance information and verification systems, including PPOs and Managed Care Programs.Knowledge of behavioral health theory and practice, including basic knowledge related to physical, psychological, social, cultural, safety, and/or educational needs.Knowledge and skills related to the developmental stages of children; ability to interpret information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs.To learn more about the company, please visit our website at: https://www.perimeterhealthcare.comPerimeter Healthcare is one of the leading behavioral health care providers in the country for children, adolescents, adults, and senior adults. We deliver hope to our patients through the delivery of comprehensive and dedicated treatment programs. Our focus and commitment on service excellence is available across several states and in different care settings. Our team ensures our patients receive the required care that they or their loved one needs. We offer several programs for our patients including inpatient acute treatment and residential treatment. We are seeking staff who exhibit daily the following values: C- Compassion A- Accountability R Respect and E- Empowerment.EEOWe are committed to providing an environment of diversity and inclusion where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and fellow employees. Perimeter Behavioral Health is an equal opportunity employer regarding all recruitment, training, and selection process within the company regarding race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, and gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.#INDJAXXfO31I46IJby Jobble

Keywords: Perimeter Healthcare, Jackson , A&R Clinician (Weekdays), Other , Jackson, Tennessee

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