Acadia Healthcare Mobile Assessor - Therapist in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Assessments

  • Completes assessments on prospective patients in a timely manner

  • Completes billing packet for assessments completed

  • Delivers necessary paperwork to appropriate personnel upon assessment of client in a timely manner

  • Maintains timely and ongoing communication with Admissions Department regarding status assessments

  • Completes and submits panel letters for Medicaid patients assessed

Referrals

  • As needed, assists the Admissions Department with attending to referrals in a timely and courteous manner

  • As needed, assists the Admissions Department with obtaining appropriate information from referral source in order to proceed with assessment and/or admission

Other Duties as Assigned

  • Demonstrates evidence of continued development in field

  • Identifies individual learning needs and pursues learning opportunities

  • Attends provided employee training and in-services as directed by Human Resources and/or Admissions Director

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor and facility authorities

Therapeutic Crisis Intervention

  • Demonstrates proficiency at TCI by passing initial exam components (written, verbal, and physical) during New Employee Orientation

  • Must successfully demonstrate in practice the proper techniques of therapeutic crisis intervention and attend semi-annual refresher trainings

Minimum Qualifications at Entry: Independent license (LPCC, LPC, LMHC, LMSW, LISW, LPAT, LMFT) or similar licensure; Master's degree in related field from accredited university; experience in customer service field; experience assessing patients for level of care; ability to read and write at university graduate level; skills of analysis, problem solving, time management.

Physical and Mental Requirements of Job: Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, stand, walk, run, push, lift, grasp, and be able to perceive the attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature, and/or texture by touching with skin. Ability to express and exchange ideas via spoken word during activities in which they must convey detail or important spoken instructions to others accurately, sometimes quickly and loudly. Ability to perceive detailed information through oral and written communication. Individual must be able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and 15 pounds of force frequently to be able to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Work requires a minimum standard of visual acuity with or without correction that will enable people in the role to complete written tasks and visually observe patients on the unit and in therapeutic activities. While worker may possibly be subjected to temperature changes, the worker is generally not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions as the work is predominantly conducted indoors. Individual must be able to manage stresses of job with appropriate coping skills.