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Director of Intake/Admissions - (114225)

Universal Health Services
Greer, SC 29650
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Looking for a career that is rewarding both personally and professionally?

The Carolina Center for Behavioral Health is South Carolinas leader in inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and substance use disorder services. Conveniently located off of I-85 at exit 56 in Greer, our team of 300+ high-quality employees describe working here as like family, supportive, and life-changing. Our registered nurses, mental health technicians, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners and therapists serve hundreds of adults, senior adults, and adolescents each month with the common goal of bringing hope back to their lives. There is meaning in this work and thats why many of our employees say they found their calling at The Carolina Center. Find out more at www.thecarolinacenter.com.

We are currently looking for fulltime Director of Intake to join our team of dedicated professionals.


The Director of Intake is accountable for the oversight and direction of the hospitals Admissions Department. As a clinician, this position provides direction to a staff of specialists in the provision of patient access to care and behavioral health assessment services, including call management, clinical evaluations for level of care, crisis intervention, admissions and referrals. This position interfaces closely with the hospitals medical staff, nursing staff, fellow department heads, and administration, as well as external referring agencies and payers. The Intake Director is responsible for the departments budget, policies and procedures, regulatory compliance, service excellence, and data management/analysis. In addition, the Intake Director participates with the senior leadership team in the development and management of processes related to the hospitals strategic goals. The Director of Intake reports directly to the hospitals CEO.

The Carolina Center for Behavioral Health is a part of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the Nation's largest and most respected hospital companies. UHS owns and operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS ranks on the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations with over 74,000 employees, and is consistently listed among Fortune's "Most Admired Companies" and one of the 30 Most Meaningful Companies To Work For in America by Business Insider.

Job Requirements


Education/Licensure: Minimum MSW or RN (Bachelors or Masters) prepared from an accredited college or university. Previous experience in Behavioral Health related field preferred. Applicable license per state regulations.

Experience: A minimum of five (5) years direct clinical experience in a psychiatric or mental health setting preferred. Working knowledge of the Addiction & Recovery field and experience in clinical interviewing, patient assessment, family motivation, treatment planning, communicating with external review organizations or comparable entities, and working effectively with people of diverse backgrounds. A minimum of three (3) years of managing a professional/clinical team and responsible for staffing, budget, and process improvements.

Additional Requirements: Complete knowledge of crisis intervention techniques. Trained in Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) or Handle With Care and CPR. Knowledge and ability to effectively use computers, analysis programs, and internet for measurement and reporting of key indicators and trends. Effective oral and written communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to work at a rapid pace. Ability to use good judgement and to maintain confidentiality of information. Ability to work as a team player. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.


Posted: 2019-12-02 Expires: 2020-04-01

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Universal Health Services
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