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Director of Admissions

Company: BayMark Health Services
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Director of AdmissionsPortland, MELiberty Bay is looking for a strong leader to manage the admissions at our facility here in Portland, ME.Liberty Bay Recovery Center is committed to helping people achieve lasting sobriety through comprehensive care and compassionate support. Founded by and staffed with individuals in recovery themselves, we treat residents with the respect and dignity they deserve. OurPortland Maine rehab centerprovides individualized care and evidence-based clinical approaches in an environment that promotes healing.Role and Responsibilities

  • Communicates with family members and potential clients, informing about patient care expectations and necessary personal items/belongings for patients to bring with them upon admission.
    • Available to receive phone calls or perform intakes afterhours, on holidays and weekends.
    • Gathers financial and insurance information from the client/fiduciary in a prompt and secure fashion.
    • Communicates effectively with the billing company.
    • Completes phone intake screenings with potential clients and uploads results into EHR.
    • Meets with families and prospective clients to accurately describe the program and services we offer and what to expect from Liberty Bay.
    • Maintains the Liberty Bay Call Tracker and Admissions Traffic Report.
    • Sends out emails to appropriate staff with updates on new admissions and their estimated times of arrival.
    • Attends morning staff meeting and updates other departments on status of admissions, incoming admissions, coordinates assessment times, assignment of therapists, etc.
      • Visits treatment facilities, hospitals and other potential referral sources with marketing material. Provides updates of such business development visits to the Director of Admissions or Director of Business Development.
        • Supervises admissions department.
        • Institutes performance improvement initiatives within the Admissions department, identifying opportunities to improve department processes, and enhance patient satisfaction
        • Coordinates with clinical, medical and other admissions personnel.
        • Oversees all aspects of the admissions process (financial paperwork, coordination with medical and clinical departments, etc.).
        • Suggests and recommends the hiring, firing, promotion or any other change of job status of Admissions employees to the Chief Executive Officer for final authorization.
        • Conducts performance evaluations and disciplines admissions staff when necessary.
        • Maintains professional boundaries with clients and interacts with them in an appropriate manner.Qualifications and Education Requirements
          • 2+ years of administrative experience.
          • HS diploma or equivalent.
          • Valid Drivers license.
          • Must pass State of Maine criminal background and driving record checks.Preferred Skills
            • Substance abuse treatment history.
            • Good understanding of insurance billing and collecting financial information.
            • Strong leadership and organizational skills.
            • EHR systems experience.
            • Excellent written and oral communication, time management and multi-tasking skills.Benefits:
              • Competitive salary
              • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and 401(K)
              • Generous paid time off accrual
              • Excellent growth and development opportunities
              • Satisfying and rewarding work striving to overcome the opioid epidemicHere is what you can expect from us:Liberty Bay Recovery Center is committed to helping people achieve lasting sobriety through comprehensive care and compassionate support. Founded by and staffed with individuals in recovery themselves, we treat residents with the respect and dignity they deserve. Our Portland Maine rehab center provides individualized care and evidence-based clinical approaches in an environment that promotes healing.Liberty Bay Recovery Center is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, natural origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, genetic disposition, disability or veterans status or any other classification protected by State/Federal laws.PI151389164

Keywords: BayMark Health Services, Portland , Director of Admissions, Executive , Portland, Maine

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