Admission/Discharge Coordinator
Apalachee Center, Inc - Tallahassee, FL

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  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college with a major in the field of counseling, social work, psychology, criminal justice, nursing, rehabilitation, special education, health education or a related human services field.
  • One (1) year of related work experience in a mental health-related field required. Inpatient psychiatric experience preferred.

  • Undergo a criminal background check
  • Employment references check
  • Drug screening
  • Provide original, sealed transcripts

  • Shift is Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
  • Ability to complete assessments and develop treatment recommendations for individual cases.
  • Demonstration of leadership qualities and the ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to actively listen to others to establish and maintain effective working relationships demonstrating understanding, patience, and tact in dealing with patients, personnel, and the general public.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to screen for psychoactive substance toxicity, intoxication, withdrawal symptoms, and co-existing mental health problems; and determine the client’s readiness for treatment and change.
  • Ability to screen for aggression or danger to others and potential for self-inflicted harm or suicide.
  • Ability to effectively establish rapport, maintain appropriate therapeutic relationships, empathize and communicate with clients and manage aggressive behavior.

This position is eligible for medical and dental insurance at 79% paid by Apalachee, group life and long-term disability insurances at 100% paid by Apalachee, and profit sharing plan at 100% paid by Apalachee. Additional benefits available at employee expense are cancer, accident, and short-term disability insurances.

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