Director of Intake and Assessment - Behavioral Health - Plano, TXPlano, Texas
Wellbridge Healthcare, owned and operated by Kindred Behavioral Health, is seeking a passionate, creative and goal-oriented Director of Intake & Assessment tojoin the team at our behavioral health hospital in Plano, TX. We specialize in compassionate behavioral health services, including crisis stabilization for acute mental health and substance use disorders. Our philosophy is built on a psychosocial model of care and follows the core principles of resilience, recovery and restoration.
We are looking for someone who will have an immediate impact on expanding on our success, growing our services and fulfilling our mission of improving the lives of all we touch.
- Ensures a comprehensive assessment to patients seeking treatment for psychiatric or substance abuse disorders.
Oversees the assessment of all persons seeking services.
Completes initial assessment on patients seeking treatment.
Supervises staff in responding to all inquiries for services via phone, fax or walk-in.
Responds to all incoming inquiries within established timelines.
Makes and supervises treatment recommendations based on clinical presentation and within established clinical criteria guidelines.
Reviews clinical presentation with admitting psychiatrist.
Documents calls and sets appointments for callers seeking treatment.
Creates, revises, and implements the schedule of the assessment and referral office.
Interprets treatment to patient and family to ensure understanding of treatment options.
Refers and triages patients to other sources of treatment when appropriate.
Assesses, coaches and develops team skills in assessment, patient and family interaction and overall therapeutic care.
Collects, monitors and reports service performance data as required to hospital quality program.
Performs as a member of the Senior Leadership team
- Graduation from an accredited Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Associate Degree in Nursing.
- Current state licensure as Registered Nurse / RN.
- BCLS Certification.
- ACLS preferred.
- Minimum of 2 years experience in a psychiatric setting. Experience in crisis counseling and crisis evaluations preferred.
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