Clinical Coordinator Behavioral Health Assessment Center at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 4/7/2021

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Job Description


Clinical Coordinator Behavioral Health AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address: 9100 W. 74th Street, Mission, KS 66204

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses

Work Hours/Shifts

Full Time, 36 Hours 

Mon&Tues 1:00PM-11:30PM

Every Other Friday 2PM-10:30PM

Every Other Weekend 9:30AM-10:00PM

Behavioral Health Assessment Center Specific

  • Provides clinical assessments for psychiatric and/or substance use issues through scheduled assessments in the Assessment Center, Emergency Department assessments, and consultations to medical floors (as directed by physician order).
  • Recommends and provides appropriate referral(s) based on information obtained during assessment process.
  • Demonstrates competence in the area of risk assessment and detailed documentation supporting recommendation.
  • Provides initial contact for individuals seeking assistance at the Assessment Center and initiates preliminary paperwork, including documenting accurately and completely on the Community Call Form and arranges appropriate referrals based on needs.
  • Documents detailed, accurate clinical information on the electronic medical record within the Behavioral Health Intake form, the BHAC database and in MIDAS.  
  • Accurately enters charges on BH Intake form.
  • Assesses need for follow-up contacts with patient and initiates follow-up to pursue appropriate intervention.
  • Coordinates admission to a BH program in collaboration with psychiatrists, charge RN, and/or Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) associates.
  • Maintains knowledge of protocols with agencies such as local Mental Health Centers (related to Medicaid evaluations) and the district Attorney's offices (related to involuntary commitments).
  • Provides for pager coverage and responds to pager within 10 minutes of call during scheduled shift or during "on-call" status.
  • Provides consultation on clinical issues with physician, treatment teams, department personnel and hospital-wide personnel.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of EMTALA guidelines and acts in accordance with standards.
  • Initiates call to Managed Care organizations, provides clinical review and obtains pre-certification information.

What will you need?

  • Master’s Degree
  • 1 to 2 Years of Position-Related Experience
  • Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board License
  • License Addition Counselor OR Licensed Clinical Addition Counselor Preferred
  • Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) training within 90 days of employment
  • Experience working with a variety of psychiatric and addiction disorders, patient populations, and levels of acuity
  • Experience working with a continuum of care including inpatient and intensive outpatient programs
  • Experience working with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience with community resources
  • Experience providing individual, group and family therapy
  • Experience with assessment, treatment planning, documentation, and discharge planning
  • Experience with crisis intervention
  • Awareness of therapeutic boundaries and ability to monitor transference within the therapeutic relationship
  • Patient-centered approach with ability to connect with each patient

Job Summary

 The Behavioral Health (BH) Clinical Coordinator provides coordination of care for a designated patient caseload.   This role may function in the BH Inpatient Program, the BH Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) or in the Behavioral Health Assessment Center (BHAC).  Clinical responsibilities include provision of direct patient care through clinical assessments, individual therapy, group therapy, family therapy and/or discharge planning.  Additional responsibilities include enhancing the patient experience, program development, case management, utilization management, and participation in performance improvement activities. 

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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