Intake Counselor - Full Time and Per Diem

Company: Aurora Behavioral Health System
Job type: Part-time

Come join our team of professionals at Aurora Behavioral Health System. ABHS is a free standing psychiatric inpatient hospital with an outpatient program. Our psychiatric facility is licensed to treat adolescents and adults for a wide range of psychiatric conditions and chemical dependency. We are currently looking for per diem experienced Intake Counselors for the Tempe facility.
Job duties
Handle all referrals for services, schedules assessments, and/or refers patients to appropriate community resources.
Complete level of care assessments for clients seeking inpatient and outpatient mental health and detox services.
Admit new patients to the hospital
Complete pre-certification with insurance companies to authorize patients' hospitalization
Work with nursing, medical, and other disciplines to coordinate care for patients
Master degree in social work, counseling or closely related field required.
Licensed in the state of Arizona and in good standing (LAC, LPC, LASAC, LISAC, LMSW, LCSW, LAMFT or LMFT) preferred.
Strong working knowledge of DSM-V criteria, community resources, assessment and crisis intervention.
Experience in a behavioral healthcare hospital setting is a plus.
Must be 21 years old.
Able to pass background check, drug screen, and meet qualifications for an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card.
We offer competitive compensation and benefits. ABHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

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