admissions coordinator (Psychotherapist)

The Admissions Intake Coordinator (Psychotherapist) will be responsible for the admissions process for prospective clients, from initial inquiry through to the moment each client starts in one of our programs. They will manage all tasks related to program admits, including initial consultation with clients and their families, ongoing outreach to clients contemplating treatment, program orientation and clinical team assignment, and contributing to the fulfillment of program census.

Responsibilities of the position:

  • Schedule and conduct initial intake assessments

  • Make and deliver clinical recommendations to prospective clients

  • Effectively communicate with clients and their families/friends and other referral sources in order to expedite the admissions process and verify admissions criteria

  • Manage program inquiries, track prospective clients from initial call to program admit

  • Work with clinical director and clinical team to assign new clients a treatment team during their stay, and make outpatient referrals as necessary

  • Attend staff meetings, and keep the team aware of upcoming admits through case presentations

  • Input client information into facility database, oversee creation of client chart and manage chart as needed until admit

  • Explain financial obligations to clients upon admission and manage financial documents related to program

Job Requirements:

  • Licensed as a mental health professional (LMSW, LMHC, PhD, LCAT)

  • 2-5 years’ experience with working in the mental health field, either in a clinical or admissions-related role, (preference for experience working with eating disorders as well as in a residential, partial hospitalization and/or intensive outpatient program)

  • Ability to provide excellent customer service

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

  • Ability to express ideas clearly, concisely, convincingly, and effectively when addressing an audience

  • Knowledge of eating disorders and eating disorder treatment

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to organize, prioritize and multi-task

  • Ability to support Admissions Director

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $40,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year

Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@balancedtx.com with the subject: Admissions Intern.