Admissions Specialist I
Bridgeway Recovery Salem, OR
- Expired: October 02, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.
Bridgeway Recovery Services is currently seeking a qualifiedAdmissions Specialist Ito join our growing outpatient treatment team!The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.Mahatma GandhiPRIMARY PURPOSEPerforms client registrations. Facilitates timely access to services for individuals seeking treatment by performing registration and symptoms screening. and assessments.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Processes paperwork for new clients efficiently and in accordance with BRS policies and procedures; Screens clients for eligibility for optional programs; Conducts ASAM assessments to include DSM diagnoses and initial level of care placement Facilitates appropriate assignment to primary counselor caseloads for new clients Completes MOTS forms; Completes payment authorization for Medicaid clients using CIM (Clinical Integration Manager); Assists clients with Medicaid (Oregon Health Plan) enrollment process; Completes client...
enrollment process by entering new or returning client demographic, payer, and program information into the client database; Prepares written correspondence in accordance with confidentiality requirements for purposes of communicating with referral sources, court representatives, clients, and other community contacts; Engages in the coordination of care; initiates requests for records Provides back-up to the front desk as client reception support; Answers inquiry calls and emails from prospective clients; Provides general assistance by answering inquiries for the general public, clients, and outside agencies about BRS programs and services; Conducts community educational and outreach presentations; Maintain good professional relationships with all customers for all internal and external activities and provide accurate information for all processes and schedule all assessment appointments; Acts as a liaison for clients, personnel, and referral sources.OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Attends staff meetings and works as a team member to identify and implement quality of services; Coordinates and maintains a working relationship with all referral sources; Gathers and distributes utilization data; Performs other duties as assigned.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCEExperience, Education, and Credentials Requires a high school diploma or equivalent; Requires a CADC and at least one-year conducting SUD assessments, with demonstrated knowledge of DSM 5 diagnostics. In addition to education, the qualified candidate will generally have at two years of increasingly responsible experience in an office environment. In addition to certification, the qualified candidate generally will have at least one year of experience working in a behavioral health setting.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Excellent interpersonal communication skills and strong computer and time management skills required to work effectively; Ability to complete clinical documentation efficiently and to federal, state, and agency standards Advanced understanding of record retention, confidentiality, and HIPAA requirements; Qualified candidates must be able to pass a DHS criminal background check.
Familiarity with ASAM PPC-2.vBENEFITS Paid Holidays Medical and Dental Coverage 5% employer match 401K Retirement Savings Plan Corporate Fitness Membership subsidy Employer-Sponsored: Life, Accidental Death, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Coverage Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) Plan Flexible Spending Accounts Internal Growth OpportunitiesCOMPENSATION Compensation will depend on experience and credentials. An additional stipend is available for employees who are Spanish/English bi-lingual fluent.About Bridgeway Recovery Services:Our mission of helping people in our community who struggle with the symptoms of addiction to drugs, alcohol, problem gambling, and/or psychiatric illness only happens when we create an agency culture of community, mutual respect, encouragement, and desire to see each employee grow and excel.For
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