Overview

As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

Adventist HealthCare seeks to hire a Needs assessment clinician who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing. If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

The Needs Assessment Clinician:
Evaluates patients presenting in the ER for admissions or Needs Assessment Center for mental health evaluations. Provide telephonic support to the needs assessment center by triaging telephone calls, scheduling intake appointments and providing resources to callers. Facilitate hospital to hospital transfers and obtain pre-authorizations. Verify insurance for incoming patients. Obtain initial insurance authorization for patients who are admitted to ABH.

Qualified candidates will possess:
Knowledgeable in behavioral health and medical terminology
Knowledge of DSM V criteria and clinical terminology
Ability to work independently
Demonstrate efficient use of time management and sound organizational skills
Must demonstrate excellent customer service and communication skills
Able to maintain composure in stressful situations
Must be self-directed and flexible
Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to display a caring demeanor
Exhibit sound problem solving skills
Knowledge of patient confidentiality
Knowledge of patient rights and laws pertaining to behavioral health
Ability to interface and effectively communicate clinical information to physicians and other disciplines
Ability to deal with crisis and potentially,combative patients while maintaining personal and emotional equilibrium.

Work Schedule:

Flexible hours

Tobacco Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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