• Director of Intake & Admissions

    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Destiny Springs Healthcare
    Position Category
    Business / Referral Development
  • Overview

    Seeking leadership for a new Behavioral Health Program opening Summer 2018.

    90 Bed Facility - Geriatric, Adult, & Adolescent Populations


    Destiny Springs Healthcare, a new state of the art, 68,000 SF behavioral health hospital in Surprise, Arizona, is hiring for a Director of Intake and Admissions with knowledge of or experience in mental health and/or chemical dependency fields. The Director of Intake & Admissions works under the direct supervision of the CEO. 


    Responsibilities include:

    The Director of Intake & Admissions is a working manager who is responsible for the intake and admissions process and works side by side with the clinical team.

    • The development and management of the Admissions Department and its functions. 
    • Collects data regarding inquiry calls and visits, assessments, and dispositions.  Creates reports to communicate trends regarding patient access to use in performance improvement
    • Develops long term staffing patterns and ensures sufficient and properly prepared personnel.
    • Performing patient assessments upon arrival
    • Provides clinical evaluations of prospective patients.
    • Coordinates the psychiatric assessment process with the medical staff.              
    • Performing medical screening of lab work and case history to determine if patient meets admission criteria
    • Coordinating with the insurance companies and utilization management to initiate inpatient pre-certification
    • Participating in utilization review and/or quality assurance programs
    • Conduct case reviews for quality, appropriate medical management, and health care eligibility
    • Establishing and maintaining relationships with referrals sources
    • Leads outreach activities to promote the image and reputation of the programs and ease of access to services.
    • Involved with new hire process and staff recruitment.





    • Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Counselor with Master's Degree and valid Arizona licensure; or RN with valid Arizona licensure.
    • 2+ years of experience in the field of geriatric/behavioral health
    • 3+ years managerial experience in related field required.


     All positions with Destiny Springs Healthcare require a Level One Fingerprint Clearance.  All successful candidates must have applied for this clearance card prior to the start of their position.

    Hospital/Program Description

    Destiny Springs is a new 90-bed, 68,000 SF behavioral health hospital in Surprise Arizona scheduled to open late summer 2018.  Destiny Springs will have patient rooms designed to embrace patient comfort while meeting patient needs and providing a safe, supportive and secure environment for individuals to return to a stable level of functioning.


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