Director Inpatient Admissions in Columbus, OH at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 12/28/2021

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The Director of Inpatient Admissions serves as a strategic partner with Mount Carmel Behavioral Health through daily facilitation of revenue-generating strategies to increase inpatient daily census. Mount Carmel Behavioral Health, a joint-partnership between Acadia Healthcare and Mount Carmel Health systems, is an acute inpatient setting for adult men and women who have been experiencing a wide range of mental or behavioral health challenges. Mount Carmel Behavioral Health is an 80-bed acute treatment center located centrally in Columbus, Ohio. The Director Inpatient Admissions will partner with internal and external vendors/customers in ensuring timely and accurately inpatient admissions and relationships with referral sources.

Essential Functions include, but not limited to:

  • Implement the strategic plan of the business development and marketing department as it pertains to admission to the facility and direct potential clients to treatment.
  • Provide leadership in addressing quality management issues related to crisis triage, evaluation, intake and admission to the facility.
  • Manage the finances of the department, prepare and monitor budgets and spending to ensure department operates within allocated funds.
  • Determine and implement admissions best-practices, promote the hospital and maintain a satisfied patient base.
  • Serve as clinical liaison with referral sources.
  • Work to improve efficiency and quality in delivering services within the department, responsible for developing and meeting departmental goals and objectives.

Educational/Experience/Licensure/Skills Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, counselor certification, or nursing license required; Six (6) plus years’ experience healthcare related admissions with Bachelors.
  • Master’s Degree in Human Services Field preferred with three plus years’ experience healthcare related admissions, CAC or CADC with a minimum of five (5) years in the substance abuse treatment field.
  • Three (3) years of work experience as a Director of Admissions in a substance abuse treatment facility preferred.
  • Current and valid license to practice as a social worker, counselor or Registered Nurse in the state of Ohio required. 
  • CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).


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