Needs Assessment Coordinator, Part Time, Emergency Services

Rockville, MD
Oct 06, 2021
Oct 30, 2021
Program Manager
Full Time
Adventist HealthCare seeks to hire a Needs Assessment Coordinator who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental, and spiritual healing.

As a Needs Assessment Coordinator, you will:
•Review clinical information and determines appropriate level of care for the patient after consulting with the attending physician
•Provide clinical information to the charge nurse if the patient is admitted to the in-patient unit
•Contact managed care representatives, third party payers, primary physicians or other relevant persons in order to provide clinical information required to verify insurance and/or obtain authorization for clinical services
•Answer all incoming phone calls from persons and providers requesting acute clinical services for psychiatry to determine appropriate level of care
•Refer patients, as clinically indicated, to external services when a service is not provided within the array BH&WS programs
•Schedule clinical evaluations in the electronic medical record(s)
•Provide clinical triage services to the Emergency Department, Needs Assessment office and other hospital departments where appropriate
•Document all calls in the tracking log and documents disposition of patients on the department coversheet

Qualifications Include:
•Clinical knowledge of ICD-10 & DSM V
•Demonstrated effective communication "warm hand offs" between providers, shifts, departments/units, etc and "closing the loop" on all cases
•Proficiency in electronic medical record keeping; Microsoft Office Suite; operating telephone, fax machine & photocopier
•Knowledge of patient rights and laws pertaining to mental health
•Ability to multi-task and mastery of time management skills
•Demonstrate excellent customer service and communication skills
•Ability to work independently
•Minimum: Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, or other related field and at least •2 years of experience working in mental health
•Active American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
•Work life balance through non rotating shifts
•Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
•Free Employee parking

As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Join the Adventist HealthCare team today! Apply now to be considered.

Work Schedule:

Minimum of 20 hours per month.

Day, night, and weekend shifts needed.

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.

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