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Del Amo Behavioral Health System provides inpatient and outpatient behavioral health treatment for children, adolescents and adults in the Los Angeles area of Southern California. Led by clinicians recognized for their expertise in mental illness, Del Amo Behavioral Health System provides a peaceful setting for those seeking treatment for mental health, detoxification, sexual addiction, eating disorders, and trauma-related issues. To learn more about our programs and services, please visit our website at www.delamohospital.com.
We currently have a position available for a Per Diem Intake Coordinator at Del Amo Hospital, a 166-bed behavioral health facility that is located in the South Bay area of Los Angeles. The Intake Coordinator responds to all persons requesting assistance either by telephone or in person, and provides admissions screening, crisis intervention and referrals to Hospital staff and services to outside sources, based on the nature of the problem(s). Admissions to the Hospital are facilitated through coordinated efforts with the Department of Nursing Services and the Medical staff.
Assertively responds to telephone and/or walk-in requests for psychiatric assistance in a timely manner.
Assesses each inquiry to determine clinical need of caller and/or patient, and is assertive in offering in-house or mobile assessment in order to transition patients to the appropriate level of care.
Identifies high risks, i.e. suicidality, homicidality, potential for fall, Medical problems, etc., and documents clearly on Intake Screening Form, completes High Risk Screening Form and hands off both to unit staff.
Enters all calls requesting outpatient and inpatient services into the AS400 Database daily.
Conducts daily follow-up on all pending cases.Conducts follow-up in any way necessary to provide assistance until there is a disposition.
Has knowledge of and identifies exclusionary criteria and review with Intake or Nursing Supervisor.
Documents all inquiries on Intake Screening Form, including requests for beds that are currently not available.Conducts follow-up on potential bed availability.
Knowledgeable of admission criteria for all services, units, and programs.
Offers admission to Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) and Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) levels of care when appropriate.::