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Admissions Specialist - Memorial Hospital (Warm Hand Off )

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-787872
  • Job Location: Springfield , IL
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: November 22, 2021
  • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP



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Job Description:

Family Guidance Centers, Inc. (FGC), a not-for-profit behavioral healthcare organization, treats and prevents substance abuse, as well as an array of other related problems. Since 1969, FGC's comprehensive programming has educated and guided individuals toward their full potential as productive members within their own families and our society.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in performing comprehensive psychosocial assessments with patients in order to determine appropriate level of care and discharge planning needs.
  • Conducts informational/educational sessions providing appropriate materials to educate patients on addiction recovery and aftercare options.
  • Complete opening and closing data collection tools (GPRAs), consents, locator forms, and other paperwork for SOR program patients, and send to the designated contact person.
  • Acts as coordinator for discharge needs of assigned patients. Maintains current knowledge of resources available within the community, maintains supply of resource materials, to be distributed to patients when needed. Is able to network to obtain other resources for patients as needed.
  • Works collaboratively in formulating an appropriate and realist discharge care plan, communicating with the patient. Completes appropriate forms, and contracts all appropriate individuals to facilitate the transfer/linkage of patients to other community-based agencies and services. Ensures all referrals are linked through follow up.
  • Documents all relevant clinical information pertaining to patients based on assessment, education and discharge planning activity.
  • Prioritizes and organizes work according to the acuteness of the situations presented.
  • Treats patients with respect and dignity and maintains and respects the confidentiality of all patients in accordance with 42 CFR and HIPAA regulations. Maintains a professional demeanor at all times.
  • Maintains good working relationships with hospital staff.
  • Attends in-house and off-site trainings for continuing education, in order to expand knowledge, improve the quality of patient services, and to maintain licensure and/or certification at all times.
  • Uses calendar and scheduling software, email, and agency’s clinical software program.
  • Other duties as assigned, including but not limited to performing tasks which are supportive in nature to the essential functions of the job, but may be altered or redesigned depending upon individual or programmatic circumstances.


Schedule: Monday-Friday (8:30a - 5:00p) with flexibility 

Numbers of Openings: 1

Start Date: ASAP

 

Family Guidance Centers, Inc is a Drug Free Environment, an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Experience and Skills:

Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or related discipline from an accredited institution preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: IAODAPCA Certified Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselor required, may be CADC or CARS eligible or possess at least 2 years experience in providing substance use disorder screening, assessing and/or counseling (must acquire CADC or CARS within 2 years of screening and/or counseling services).

 

 

Job Benefits:

Family Guidance Centers Inc. offers opportunities for individuals with an interested in behavioral health. Our organization provides a comprehensive benefit package for full time employment that includes health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance and a 401k pension plan. Vacation, sick and personal days with paid holidays are included in our paid time off compensation package.