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Intake Coordinator

Company: Jobleads
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Board of Directors for Akeela, Inc. will be convening for their first regularly scheduled meeting of 2020 on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 12:00PM. Effective Thursday January 2, 2020, the Anchorage Administrative Office will have the front desk reception area staffed from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm daily, except for holidays or other During this month of Thanksgiving I have spent a great deal of time reflecting on the things I am most grateful for. Intake Coordinator, OP SUD Program, Full Time, Anchorage AK Provideintake services for new clients enrolling in outpatient and/or residentialservices within Akeela's continuum of care. Competencies: The Intake Coordinator must be able to demonstrate competency in the following areas: SKILLS:To assist client with the intake process. Thorough understanding of ASAM.To assist client with completion of all required paperwork. Coordinates with clinical staff for placement of clients in appropriate levels of care. Completes initial TIER program entryCompleted AKAIMS entry. KNOWLEDGE: Toidentify, network and establish linkages with collateral services needed by theclient Theories,methods, and principles used in providing psycho-social readiness assessment,goal setting, and rehabilitation serviced to augment case management andtreatment services.Needs, problems,attitudes, and behavior problems of assigned population adults with substanceuse disorder or co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.Case managementtheory, principles, and procedures.Interviewingtechniques.Community basedservices and resources.Crisisintervention skills and techniques.Records keepingprinciples and practices.Officeprocedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable softwareapplications.English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.Interpersonal skills using tact, patience andcourtesy.Oral and written communication skills.Pertinentfederal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.Provide appropriate support to clients withoutcreating dependency.Apply required knowledge to the full range of casesand situations.Analyzesituations accurately and take prompt, effective action. BEHAVIOR: To review applicant applications for residential services ensuring all criteria for admission is met.Responsible for all pre/post liaison work with applicants and referrals sources including confirmation of admission and/or linkage to referral partners when criteria for admission are not met.To be available for treatment team meetings with other involved departments or agencies as needed by the client.To maintain confidentiality as required by Akeela policiesThe Intake Coordinator must exercise tact and judgment and confidentiality in contact with public, clients and families, as well as fellow associates of the Program.The Intake Coordinator is to ensure that services are delivered in the area of responsibility according to the best professional and ethical standards.Meet, interview, and deal effectively with individuals in their own environmentWorks independently as well as cooperatively in a team environment.Work confidentially with discretion; respect client confidentiality.Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. The Intake Coordinator normallyworks with minimal day to day supervision and may solicit professional assistance in area of responsibility fromoutside sources as necessary and directed by the primary care staff . Responsibilities: Provide all new clients with an orientation toprogram. Coordinate / Facilitate urinalysis and breathe alcoholtesting of clients. Maintain case files on all clients. Performs related duties as required. Qualifications and Requirements: Meets at least one of the following requirements for degree/certification: Advanced degree (masters-level or doctoral-level) in psychology, social work, counseling, child guidance, nursing or similar field; orBA/BS in psychology, social work, counseling, child guidance, nursing or similar field and substance abuse treatment training and/or experience; or Associates degree in psychology, social work, human services, counseling or similar; orCertification as a Chemical Dependency Counselor (CDC) I or Behavioral Health Counselor (BHC) I or higher by Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification (ACBHC), or certification by another certifying body, such as a state certifying affiliate of the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) or other similar recognized organization; experience judged as meeting certification requirements may be accepted provided the applicant be certified within six months of hire. For Intake Coordinator, will accept Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) or Counselor Technician (CT) or similar certification. Counselor Technician (CT) certification required within six months of hire.Prefer three (3) years experience in addictions, social services, mental health or related field.

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