Tucson Metro Chamber

Director of Intake and Admissions

Sonora Behavioral Health
Job Description

 

Sonora Behavioral Health, Tucson’s largest inpatient psychiatric hospital, is looking for a Director of  Intake & Admissions to direct all assessment and referral activities at the hospital. This position manages the daily operations of the Intake & Admissions Department and supervises the delivery of services by staff.  Tracks and trends information obtained through performance improvement activities and uses information for quality improvement.  Oversees the admissions process for patients. Responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining revenue-generating strategies; determining and implementing admissions best-practices; and promoting the hospital.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Director of Intake and Admissions manages the daily operations of the Intake & Admissions Department of Sonora Behavioral Health Hospital. Supervises the delivery of services by staff.  Tracks and trends information obtained through performance improvement activities and uses information for quality improvement. Admits patients by directing the admissions process; developing, implementing and maintaining revenue-generating strategies; determining and implementing admissions best-practices; and promoting the hospital.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s Degree in a Behavioral Health discipline and current licensure or a degree in Nursing and a current RN license.
  • Independent licensure under the AZ State Board of Behavioral Health Examiners preferred.
  • CPR and 1st Aid
  • Handle with Care
  • 1 year of clinical experience in a psychiatric facility and 1 year of experience in crisis evaluation. Required.
  • 5 years of experience of assessment and referral preferred.
  • 1 year of management experience preferred.

 

Qualifications

Skills

Required

Problem Solving
Expert
 

 

Communication
Expert
 

 

Planning & Organizing
Expert
 

 

 
 
 

 

Behaviors

Required

Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them

 

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Motivations

Required

Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

 

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Education

Required

Masters or better in Social Work or related field.

 

 

Experience

Required

1 year: Experience in crisis evaluation

1 year: Clinical experience in a psychiatric facility

Preferred

1 year: Management experience

1-5 years: Experience of assessment and referral 

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