Psych Nurse Intake Coordinator RN

Location
Tallahassee, Florida
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Nov 14, 2017
Closes
Nov 21, 2017
Ref
00355-8412
Specialty
OR / PACU
Contract Type
Permanent


Capital Regional
 is a 266-bed acute-care hospital that offers 24/7 Emergency Services in Leon and Gadsden Counties including; a Pediatric ER, Senior Care ER and an Express Care ER. Offerings also include a Bariatric Center, Behavioral Health Center, Cancer Center, Chest Pain Center w/PCI, Comprehensive Breast Center, Family Center, Heart & Vascular Center, Orthopedic Center, Physical Therapy Services, Seniors First, Sleep Center, Stroke Center, Surgical Services, Wound Healing Center, Network-of-Care Affiliated Physician Practices, and more.


Unit Description: 
The Behavioral Health Center at Capital Regional is dedicated to meeting the growing needs in our community for behavioral-health-specific healthcare. Our state-of-the art center provides a continuum of care that addresses both acute phases of illness and the follow up that is necessary to maintain excellent patient outcomes within a compassionate and caring environment. We serve an adult population; all patients are at least 18 years old.  Our patients primary diagnosis is psychiatric (both mood and psychotic disorders), and they may also have a dual diagnosis related to substance or alcohol abuse.


The 24-bed unit, is designed for the safety and comfort of our patients. The program provides our patients with medication management, as well as individual and group-based therapy programs.  Groups are led by all members of the treatment team based on the daily schedule.


The Behavioral Health Center's treatment team consists of licensed professionals including Board-Certified Psychiatrists, Physicians, Registered Nurses, Social Workers, Recreational Therapists, and Mental Health Technicians.


Position Summary:

The Intake Assessment Coordinator in conjunction with the Program Director coordinates the pre-admission assessment process and provides clinical assessments for potential patients. Also, assists with community education with clinical issues and participates with community events such as health fairs.  The intake coordinator responds to all calls for information, referral of patients, and inquiries about services offered and assists callers with accessing the most appropriate level of service and service provider to meet the needs of the patient.


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