Admissions Coordinator - PRN

Parkwood Behavioral Health System - Olive Branch, MS3.3

Full-timeEstimated: $38,000 - $49,000 a year
Parkwood Behavioral Health System has provided behavioral health and chemical dependency services to the Mid-South region since 1987. We are located in DeSoto County, in the uppermost northwest corner of Mississippi and approximately 7 miles south of Memphis.

As treatment options and patient care innovations have continued to become available we strive to provide the highest level of quality care to our patients. At Parkwood, our caring staff focuses on providing compassionate care to meet the needs of individuals, families and communities.

We offer a full continuum of care that provides treatment options to meet the individual needs of adults, adolescents and children. Parkwood Behavioral Health System includes a 148-bed inpatient acute and residential care facility, as well as partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs.

Admissions Coordinator

We are currently seeking an Admissions Coordinator to work on a as needed basis (PRN) who will facilitate the flow of organization information, provides a positive, responsive environment for receiving internal and external customers via telephone and face to face. This individual receives NARC calls and unplanned individual/family walk-ins with compassion, empathy, and a sense of service and urgency, and to insure each person receives an appropriate assessment by NARC or referral. The Needs Assessment Admissions Coordinator takes needs assessment calls, completes Inquiry Call form information, thoroughly and accurately documents calls and other NARC- related paperwork, and functions in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of Parkwood Behavioral Health System.

This opportunity offers the following:
  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation - Excellent health benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug Plan, Disability and Life Insurance
Job Requirements
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to demonstrate competency in the criteria listed in this job description. The specifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability to meet the minimum requirement for this position.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or Counseling.

Experience: One year of prior intake, assessment, admissions and crisis intervention experience with a psychiatric mental health population is required. Inpatient Psychiatric experience is preferred.

Licensure/Certification: N/A

Knowledge: Prefer knowledge of crisis intervention and risk assessment, psychiatric diagnosis, symptomology, basis chemical dependency, age specific growth and development and crisis and behavioral management.