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Admissions Counselor

Company: Valley Hope Association
Location: Topeka
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

_ This position is located in Atchison, KS _ ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR: Wed - Sat 9:30a - 8p OR Sun - Wed 9:30a-8p. At Valley Hope of Atchison, the work of every team member matters. The work we do every day saves lives and builds hope for the future.Valley Hope of Atchison, located just northwest of Kansas City, has provided residential drug and alcohol addiction treatment services since 1972.Our work is mission-driven, supported by a strong culture of teamwork and a compassionate environment that is the foundation of the Valley Hope organization. Come join our team and see for yourself why we had the highest employment satisfaction score throughout all of Valley Hope! EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Required: Bachelor's degree in behavioral sciences or social work. One (1) plus year of clinical counseling experience or clinical case management, with a preference for experience in the substance abuse treatment industry. Credential (certificate or license) to function as a drug and alcohol treatment counselor in the state of employment. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)/First Aid Certification. Preferred: Master's degree in behavioral sciences or social work. Three (3) plus years of clinical counseling experience, with a preference for experience in the substance abuse treatment industry. Independent counseling license in state of employment COMPENSTATION: Starting salary ranges from $60,000 - $65,000 based on experience and education BENEFITS: Affordable health, dental, and vision insurance Tuition Assistance Student Loan Repayment Public Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Eligible Employer 8 Paid Holidays (Including 1 Personal Holiday) PTO - Up to 27 Days per year based on years of service Paid Parental Leave 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer match Health Saving and Flexible Spending Accounts Employee Assistance Program And much more! JOB SUMMARY: Functions as a key member of the multi-disciplinary admissions team; works collectively to support the needs of prospective patients and to secure VHA as their service provider. Utilizes good judgement, critical thinking skills, industry specific knowledge, and customer services skills to solidify commitments and make appropriate placements for prospective/incoming patients within VHA programs. Conducts clinical assessments for incoming patients: completes biopsychosocial during the admissions intake process; utilizes ASAM criteria in performing screening of mental health/emotional state. Assesses and validates prospective/incoming patients for appropriate level of care (residential, partial hospitalization program, intensive outpatient, and outpatient) based on mental health/emotional state. Assigns diagnostic code for incoming/admitting patients based on assessment conducted during the admissions intake process. Completes pre-certification insurance process for incoming/admitting patients. Creates and updates electronic records in identified data tracking/electronic medical records systems for prospective and incoming patients; inputs data in an accurate and timely manner following calls and admissions processing. Assesses any re-admissions conditions for re-admitting patients. Serves as back-up to the Admissions Coordinator as a point of contact for prospective/incoming patients, in conducting initial pre-admissions calls, in performing preliminary financial assessments, in scheduling admissions appointments, and in assisting incoming patients in completing administrative admissions process. Performs various administrative duties in support of the admissions process and admissions team responsibilities (e.g., chart audits; maintenance activities within data tracking systems such as dispositioning of patient call records, records clean up; etc.). Serves as back-up support to the Nursing Department for property searches for incoming patients. Maintains confidentiality of prospective and incoming patient data in accordance with HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2 regulatory requirements. Completes required continuing education credits; maintains current state license/certification. WORK ENVIRONMENT: Located within a residential treatment facility.

Job Type: Full-timePay: $60,000.00 - $65,000.00 per yearBenefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Employee assistance program Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Parental leave Tuition reimbursement Vision insuranceSchedule: 10 hour shiftWork setting: In-person

Application Question(s): This position is located in Atchison, KS. Are you willing to commute to Atchison for this position? Are you licensed as a counselor, social worker, or therapist in KS? Are you able to work the advertised schedule options?

Work Location: In person

Keywords: Valley Hope Association, Topeka , Admissions Counselor, Other , Topeka, Kansas

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