Liberation Programs, Inc.
  • Bridgeport Outpatient Services
  • Bridgeport, CT, USA
  • Full Time

Liberation Programs is hiring a Full Time Admissions Coordinator to perform In-take Assessments for individuals entering our Residential Treatment Programs for Substance Use Disorders. The Admissions Coordinator will assist in assuring expedient admissions of persons seeking treatment, conducting assessments, assigning the person to the appropriate level of care and ensuring that programs are at capacity.

DUTIES

  • Coordinate and manage agency admission process
  • Schedule intakes
  • Maintain schedule
  • Place reminder calls to clients about their appointment
  • Place follow-up calls to clients who miss their appointment
  • Complete assessments (Intake paperwork - complete and accurate)
  • Conduct HIV risk assessment and inform client of the Ora-Sure test
  • Complete psychiatric MINI and Medical History Form
  • Complete financial authorizations for initial assessment and refer client to the Entitlement Specialist for follow-up sessions
  • Refer and schedule an appointment with the entitlement specialist for all clients who are unemployed, without benefits, and might be eligible for benefits
  • Recommend clinically appropriate referrals while satisfying the needs of referral sources
  • Coordinate with the Team Leader for client assignment to primary clinicians
  • Follow-up with referral sources to communicate client status, including documentation and or telephone communication
  • Ensure clients are admitted to treatment within 72 hours of initial contact with agency, either by telephone or walk in
  • Report weekly on new admissions using the AWARDS admission reports
  • Provide Medical Director/ Physician with all required information to complete medical assessment
  • Ensure utilization remain above 90%
  • Conduct outreach at the request of the Director
  • Collaborate with other agency departments to increase interagency referrals and use of available treatment slots

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors degree and/or CAC
  • 2 years experience working with similar population
  • Experience in evaluating and determining appropriate service needs for individuals needing care
  • Experience with collecting data and generating reports
  • Excellent writing and verbal skills

Who We Are:

Liberation Programs is one of Fairfield County's leading behavioral health organizations specializing in treatment for all types of substance use disorders including alcohol, opiates, depressants and stimulants. Our goal is to help individuals and families overcome addiction in order to restore their lives and ultimately strengthen our communities. Liberation provides services for youth, adults and families that include two inpatient treatment programs, outpatient and intensive outpatient services, health education for older adults and people living with HIV/AIDS and other chronic illnesses, treatment and resources for adolescents and their families, education and prevention efforts in the community, and permanent supportive housing for families. In operation since 1971, the agency has sites in Greenwich, Stamford, Norwalk and Bridgeport and served more than 2,400 individuals in our last fiscal year.

Our Mission:

Liberation Programs' mission is to provide prevention, treatment and recovery services to help individuals and their families impacted by substance use and mental health conditions to foster hope and maintain wellness.

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