Outreach Manager (Behavioral Health)

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Decatur Memorial Hospital
Position Category
Referral Development / Community Education


As an Outreach Manager you will coordinate the education and community relations activities of the treatment staff.  It will also be up to you to develop strategies that result in a positive community image and assist the facility in meeting its goals.


This is not a desk job.  Most of your time will be spent in the field meeting with referral providers and patients.  You must have an outgoing and engaging personality with strong presentation and marketing skills.   It's essential that you have experience visiting healthcare facilities and the ability to quickly build rapport with physicians, administrators, and other referral sources. 

Specific duties include:


  • Serving as liaison between referral providers and the Behavioral Health unit
  • Conducting assessments of referral patients to determine if admission criteria is met
  • Patient and referral provider follow-up to facilitate admission and discharge processes
  • Tracking and responding to referral trends
  • Consistently increasing patient census



  • Bachelor degree is required, Master’s degree preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in the behavioral health field and/or outreach role.
  • Professional licensure as a social worker or counselor is beneficial.
  • Must have access to transportation


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