Acadia Healthcare Admissions Coordinator Hourly in Trumann, Arkansas

  • Manages referral process for potential patient.

  • Schedules evaluations for potential patient and completes intake process, if indicated.

  • Assists with completion of the admissions paperwork including: admissions packet, testing notices, SEDs, and gathering mandatory information.

  • Initiates and maintains relations with various business, professional, social, charitable, public, religious, and private organizations to market clinic services to the community.

  • Works closely with professional staff, particularly the Clinical Services Coordinator (CSC), for patient monitoring and coordination of services.

  • Organizes and coordinates audiology services and follows up with the PCP and parent/guardian, as indicated.

  • Monitors the daily well-being of patients and identifies need for social intervention if necessary.

  • Keeps in contact with DCFS as necessary to monitor on-going services to patients and families at risk.

  • Investigates patient absences and follows up, as needed. (Home visits, driving and/or riding a van, etc)

  • Maintains all clinic forms related to attendance/enrollment.

  • Maintains adequate list of community resources and facilitates patient access to them, including food, clothing, school programs, vocational opportunities, etc.

  • Assists families with social service forms/paperwork, such as SSI applications, Medicaid, TEFRA, AR Kids First, etc.

  • Participates in multidisciplinary staffings to stay knowledgeable of therapy goals and progress. Reports on family dynamics and changing situations in home environment in staffings.

  • Makes home visits as needed for various problems such as patient absences, assessment of environmental risk, death in family, etc.

  • The AC will keep detailed records of all work with all patients and families he/she serves. Ensures that all Mental Health paperwork is accurate and complete. This includes Mental Health Master Treatment Plans (MTPs) and Severe Emotional Disturbances (SEDs) goals and objectives.

  • Responsible for maintaining and updating the Mental Health tracking form, and working with the Clinic Director to identify issues.

  • Responds to Teachers, Classroom Technicians, and other Ascent staff when a patient is identified as “at-risk” (“at risk”: hygiene, excessive absences, proper dress attire seasonally, physical marks on child, head lice, etc.) and makes efforts to correct or manage the identified problem.

  • Completes 180-day follow up with discharged patients.

  • Completes 15 hours of relevant and approved in-service training per fiscal year.

  • Is familiar with the company’s policies and procedures and guidelines, as well as those requirements set forth by regulatory agencies, including CHMS, AR Child Care Licensing, and the AR Health Department.

  • May perform other direct patient care responsibilities as assigned.

  • May perform other related and non-related duties, as assigned and agreed upon by both parties.