Canyon Creek Behavioral Health is a 102-bed, acute care psychiatric hospital located in the beautiful Central Texas town of Temple, Texas. Canyon Creek features individual units for adolescents, adults, and seniors, and offers inpatient acute care and intensive outpatient programs. We are enthusiastic about providing compassionate health care from our team here at Canyon Creek Behavioral Health.
An environment that puts patient care first. One of the most rewarding aspects of this job is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to the patients and families you treat, at their most vulnerable times. Supportive and responsive leadership. You are never alone, as you are part of a large network of peer co-workers that routinely exchange ideas and review current topics within the industry. Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career. There are very robust continuing education options and opportunities for skills diversification and career advancement with UHS.
What do our current nurses value at Canyon Creek Behavioral Health & UHS?
An environment that puts patient care first. One of the most rewarding aspects of working as an employee is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to the patients and families you treat, at their most vulnerable times. Supportive and responsive leadership. You are never alone, as you are part of a large network of peer nurses and nursing leaders that routinely exchange ideas and review current topics within the industry. Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career. There are very robust continuing education options and opportunities for skills diversification and career advancement as a nurse with UHS.
The Director of Intake & Referral is accountable for directing the Assessment and Referral activities at the facility. As a clinician, this position provides direction to a staff of Assessment & Referral Counselors in the provision of psychiatric assessment services, including clinical evaluations, crisis intervention, and referrals. The role may also require the duties of interviewing and assessing potential patients and inquiry callers. This position interfaces closely with the medical staff, fellow department heads and administration, treatment team/external case managers/managed care organizations, functions as a liaison with other hospital intake departments. Monitors and assures timely completion of the Core Measures (HBIPS) Abstraction Tool for all admissions.
Education: Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology, mental health, or related field required. Will also consider candidates that possess a graduation from an accredited program of professional nursing.
Experience: A minimum of five (5) years direct clinical experience in a psychiatric or mental health setting desirable. Working knowledge of the Addiction & Recovery field and experience in clinical interviewing, patient assessment, family motivation, treatment planning, communicating with external review organizations or comparable entities, and working effectively with people of diverse backgrounds.
Must have strong management skills with ability to effectively communicate with staff, ensuring proper employee performance management.
Licensure: R.N., L.C.S.W., L.M.S.W., LPC or applicable license.
Additional Requirements: Complete knowledge of crisis intervention techniques. Trained CPI and CPR.
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