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Director of Assessment

Springstone Inc.
Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Job Code
    2019-1699
Overview

Triangle Springs is a 77-bed behavioral hospital located in Raleigh, NC. The hospital offers inpatient and outpatient mental health and addiction treatment to adults, adolescents and their families. At Triangle 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

  • Master's degree in social work, counseling or related field required or licensed degree per state of practice guideline. RN licensure may be used per state of practice guidelines.
  • Current unencumbered clinical social work, counselor or RN license or per state requirements.
  • Valid driver's license and a favorable Motor Vehicle Report (MVR), along with proof of insurance when using own auto.
  • CPR Certification and Crisis Prevention Training (CPI) within 30 days of employment and prior to any patient contact.

Preferred Experience:
  • Previous management experience in a psychiatric health care facility, with direct experience working in assessment for chemical dependency, dual diagnosis, psychiatric and geriatric patients. Must have strong clinical assessment skills.






Posted: 2019-10-10 Expires: 2019-11-08
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