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Admission Specialist - Springfield

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-825839
  • Job Location: Springfield , IL
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: July 21, 2022
  • 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:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Networks with others to obtain other resources for patients as needed.
  • Works collaboratively in formulating an appropriate and realistic 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.  Experience using desktop computers, copier, and fax machine.

 

 

Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:00a  - 4:00p)

Start Date: ASAP

Work Location: 120 N. Eleventh St., Springfield, IL 62703

 

 

 

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

Experience and Skills:

Education and/or Experience: High School Diploma required. Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or a related discipline preferred.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: IAODAPCA Certified Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselor (CADC) and/or Certified Assessment Referral Specialist (CARS) required or able to obtain within two years of hire date.

Job Benefits:

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.