Coordinates referrals to ensure receipt of proper documentation and authorization pursuant to service delivery, and ensures that applicants are properly orientated to the program. Facilitates communication for appropriate information between client, referral sources, Services Utilization and Billing Coordinator, Psychiatrists and Case Mangers to ensure the client’s needs are met through the plan of care. Establish and develop facility based referrals and initiate timely and effective contacts to ensure that the Intake/referral needs of the client and referral sources are met. Follow up with all referrals. Ensure all clients are adequately funded through the authorizing of services with Health Choices, Managed Care, and other health care amenities. Provide individual and group counseling as needed. Utilize all required assessments and placement instruments such as PCPC, SASSI, and LSI-R. Eligibility
Education and/or Experience
Experience with mental health and drug and alcohol treatment required. Knowledge and understanding of DSM-IV and psychotropic medications. Demonstrated ability to work effectively and efficiently, self starting, motivated, and adept to changing technology, conducting research; must be computer literate. Writing skills and interpersonal skills are a prerequisite to employment.
Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Human Services or related field with minimum one year experience relevant to our population required. CAC preferred. Act 33/34, high degree of ethics and valid driver’s license required.
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