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Director, Intake/Admissions (Behavioral Health)

Aiken, SC
Located just 20 miles from Augusta, Aiken is a friendly town that boasts historic homes, beautiful parkways and peaceful pathways, and a lively downtown. With its rich heritage, quaint towns, and pristine beauty - balanced with a diverse economic base, numerous exciting activities, and a cosmopolitan flair - the Aiken area offers something for everyone in a friendly, accommodating, and attractive setting. Aiken is known for its progressive business approach, award-winning schools, moderate climate, sporting events, affordable housing, and health and lifestyle amenities that attract residents and visitors alike. Aiken's intellectual property is world class, and the area attracts some of America's best and brightest scientists and engineers who work side by side with a highly productive workforce. The town has been named one of 21 Best Towns for Boomers,One of 100 Best Communities for Young People and One of a Dozen Distinctive Destinations.
Looking for a change of scenery? We seek candidates with five (5) or more years of experience in mental health, behavioral health, psychology, nursing or related field for the role of Director of Assessment & Referrals (Behavioral Health).  In this role you will assume 24/7 responsibility for assessment, referral, and admission activities and ensure prompt response to patient and referral needs, provide clinical supervision to staff, assure appropriateness of risk assessments, crisis interventions and referrals to level of care. You will manage all of the Assessment and Referral, Utilization Review, and Reception departments. You will assist the Administrator in operational duties as assigned. You will coordinate all aspects of patients entering the Assessment and Referral Department. You will provide back-up call for Assessment, UR and Reception staff.    
Candidates must be a Registered Nurse or possess a Masters degree in related field (Social Work, Counseling, etc.). Must have five (5) or more years of experience in mental health, behavioral health, psychology, nursing or related field that includes two (2) or more years of management experience.

Competitive compensation and full benefits. Relocation assistance is available. This is an excellent opportunity to join an organization that has been providing quality healthcare to the residents of Aiken and surrounding communities since 1917. For more information call 941.739.1400 or submit your resume now by clicking on the button below that says "Apply Now."
Eric Boelkins
Edge Recruitment Solutions
888.666.2450 or 941.739.1400
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