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Admissions Specialist

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-790154
  • Job Location: Springfield, IL
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: High School/GED
  • 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. FGC is currently looking for a self-motivated, innovative hospital-based SOR Admissions Specialist for its Springfield location. 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 off are included in our paid time off compensation package.

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.
  • Completes opening and closing data collection tools (GPRAs), consents, locator forms, and other paperwork for SOR program patients, and sends 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.
  • Priorities 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 42CFR and HIPAA regulations. Maintains a professional demeanor at all times.
  • Maintains a good working relationship with hospital staff.
  • Attends in-house and offsite training sessions for continuing education, in order to expand knowledge, improve the quality of patient services and to maintain licensure and/or certification at all times.
  • Ability to use calendar and scheduling software, email, and FGC's clinical software program. Experience using desktop computers, copier and fax machine.


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

Number of Openings: 1

Start Date: ASAP

Family Guidance Centers, Inc. is an EEO, drug free employer.

 

Experience and Skills:

Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, counseling or a related discipline from an accredited institution preferred.

IAODAPCA certified CADC required, or must be willing to obtain certification within 2 years of hire date.

Job Benefits:

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