HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Intake Assessment Evaluator PRN in Gainesville, Florida

North Florida Regional Healthcare is an organization centered around the community hospital in Gainesville, Florida — North Florida Regional Medical Center (NFRMC). NFRMC is a 432-bed, full-service medical and surgical acute care center serving North Central Florida and offering comprehensive cardiovascular care, oncology, orthopedics, neurosciences, minimally-invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery, weight loss surgery and treatment, senior care, women's health and wound therapy, among other services. A proven leader, NFRMC is fully accredited, is certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and a Quality Top Performer by The Joint Commission, is an accredited Chest Pain Center, is designated as a Blue Distinction (tm) Center for Knee and Hip Replacement, Spine Surgery and Bariatric Surgery, and earned a position in Truven Health's Top 100 Hospitals in 2017. North Florida Regional Medical Center is a member of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA). Based in Nashville, Tennessee, HCA is the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 177 hospitals and 119 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and Great Britain.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Intake Assessment Evaluator in conjunction with the Program Director and Intake Assessment Coordinator 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 Evaluator 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.

*ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS *(included, but not limited to): * The intake assessment evaluator will respond to all calls for psychiatry services responding appropriately to the identified needs of the caller and patient. * Coordinates communication related to all assessment and admission activities, insures rapid throughput for the emergency department * Intake coordinator is responsible to provide education and support related to emergency detention procedures, intervention as needed, completion of paperwork, and addressing process concerns with the emergency department director and medical staff to insure compliance with all regulatory requirements. * Works collaboratively with behavioral health sales team to provide data, assure accurate referral data management, and includes sales team members in team meetings as needed. * Assesses patient/family/significant other’s learning needs, abilities and readiness to learn. Identifies barriers to learning, such as language or culture.

*QUALIFICATIONS: *

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or related field in which a license can be obtained to perform clinical assessments in Florida required
  • LCSW, or LMHCrequired.
  • One (1) to three (3) years’ experience in a behavioral healthcare setting performing clinical assessments or in a clinical treatment setting preferred.
  • 3-5 years experience in an inpatient setting with demonstrated ability to complete crisis assessments preferred.


SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES: * Must possess a thorough knowledge of current behavioral health concepts, principles and methods of treatment. * Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. * Must possess the ability to multi-task and have good organizational skills. * Must understand and be able to train on all state and federal standards regarding behavioral health assessment, petition, medical screening and patient rights. * Excellent customer service orientation required. * Must be able to travel multiple hours per week in the offsite clinical assessments of patients.

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Job: *Behavioral & Social Work

Title: Intake Assessment Evaluator PRN

Location: Florida-Gainesville-North Florida Regional Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00039-13883