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Director of Assessment at Springstone Inc. in Lafayette, Indiana

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Overview

Sycamore Springs is a 48 bed behavioral hospital located in Lafayette, IN. The hospital offers inpatient and outpatient mental health and addiction treatment to adults, adolescents and their families. At Sycamore Springs we are dedicated to Changing People's Lives®

The Assessment department plays an essential role in helping fulfill our mission of "Changing People's Lives®". Assessment team members assess the needs of walk-in and phone callers and completes initial psychiatric assessment on patients seeking treatment. As an Assessment Director, you will ensure a comprehensive assessment and quality therapeutic care to patients seeking treatment of substance abuse, dual diagnosis or psychiatric or emotional disorders. So, do you have what it takes to become part of a team dedicated to Changing People's Lives®?

Members of our team Enjoy:


  • Working with a highly engaged staff

  • Healthy staffing levels

  • Flexible scheduling

  • Career growth

  • Competitive compensation


A Comprehensive Benefit package offered to Full and Part time team members

Position Details


  • Director ensures a comprehensive assessment and quality therapeutic care to patients seeking treatment of substance abuse, dual diagnosis or psychiatric or emotional disorders.

  • Oversees the assessment of the needs of walk-in and phone callers and completes initial psychiatric assessment on patients seeking treatment. Supervises the answering and answers all inquiry calls regarding treatment and the facility, presents treatment options, documents calls and sets appointments for callers seeking treatment.

  • Creates, revises, and implements the schedule of the assessment and referral office. Assesses the needs of walk-in and phone callers to ensure their referral to the service or resource to best address those needs.

  • Completes initial psychiatric assessment and presents symptoms to psychiatrist for best recommendation of care. Interprets treatment to patient and family to help reduce fear and other attitudes obstructing acceptance of care and continuation of treatment.

  • Refers and triages patients to other sources of treatment when appropriate.

  • Answers all inquiry calls regarding treatment and the facility, presents treatment options, documents calls and sets appointments for callers seeking treatment.

  • Assesses, coaches and develops team skills in assessment, patient and family interaction and overall therapeutic care.

  • Acts as part of overall Hospital leadership team.

Qualifications


  • Director ensures a comprehensive assessment and quality therapeutic care to patients seeking treatment of substance abuse, dual diagnosis or psychiatric or emotional disorders.

  • Oversees the assessment of the needs of walk-in and phone callers and completes initial psychiatric assessment on patients seeking treatment. Supervises the answering and answers all inquiry calls regarding treatment and the facility, presents treatment options, documents calls and sets appointments for callers seeking treatment.

  • Creates, revises, and implements the schedule of the assessment and referral office. Assesses the needs of walk-in and phone callers to ensure their referral to the service or resource to best address those needs.

  • Completes initial psychiatric assessment and presents symptoms to psychiatrist for best recommendation of care. Interprets treatment to patient and family to help reduce fear and other attitudes obstructing acceptance of care and continuation of treatment.

  • Refers and triages patients to other sources of treatment when appropriate.

  • Answers all inquiry calls regarding treatment and the facility, presents treatment options, documents calls and sets appointments for callers seeking treatment.

  • Assesses, coaches and develops team skills in assessment, patient and family interaction and overall therapeutic care.

  • Acts as part of overall Hospital leadership team.