Assessment & Referral Counselor
Company: Universal Health Services
Posted on: May 11, 2022
BHC Alhambra Hospital
Assessment & Referral Counselor
P.M. Shift - 3:00P.M.-11:30P.M.
NOC Shift - 11:00P.M. - 7:30A.M.
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BHC Alhambra Hospital is located in the beautiful city of Rosemead,
California. Our 115 bed facility established in 1924 prides itself
on upholding a standard of excellence that allows our patients to
take the first step to recovery. BHC Alhambra Hospital is a
private, fully accredited, full-service acute psychiatric hospital
serving children, adolescents and adults. BHC Alhambra is dedicated
to providing quality behavioral health, substance abuse, and eating
disorder treatment. We offer inpatient, residential, partial
hospitalization and intensive outpatient options for individuals in
the communities of the San Gabriel Valley, Los Angeles County, and
The Assessment & Referral Counselor is responsible for facilitating
facility admissions by performing initial triage screening,
assessment and referral activities for all in-coming and potential
patients, consulting with potential patients, patient families,
medical staff and other hospital staff, and counseling patients and
patient families with regard to current assessments, recommended
referrals and recommended required levels of care. The Assessment &
Referral Counselor will gather clinical data, assign primarily
diagnostics, and deliver case presentations to payers for payment,
as well retro-authorizations and admission denials.
Education: LPT, Master's Degree, or doctorate in social work,
psychology, counseling or a related field.
Experience: A minimum of two (2) years experience in a mental
health setting preferred. 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,
* Conducts in-person triage assessment of potential patients, and
communicates that assessment to doctors and nursing staff.
* May serve as a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP).
* Obtains and records accurate documentation for each call
including clinical description, referral sources, demographic
information, financial/insurance information and follow-up
* Recommends appropriate referrals based on patient condition, and
communicates referrals to the Assessment & Referral Director and to
the appropriate facility staff.
* Counsels patients and families in regard to recommended levels of
care, community resources, and financial arrangements.
If you meet the above qualifications, and the description above
sounds like the position that you are looking for, please
To learn more visit: http://www.bhcalhambra.com/
Interested and qualified applicants apply directly through our
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's
largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare
services, and is the parent company of BHC Alhambra Hospital. UHS
is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management
company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned
subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health
Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its
subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware,
All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of
mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available
to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal
opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit
to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of
individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex
(including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation),
genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected
veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal,
state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among
our teammates is critical to our success.
At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments
and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching
skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS
and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient
and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment
process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or
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