Intake Director in San Jose at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 1/23/2020

Job Snapshot

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    San Jose
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Job Description


San Jose Behavioral Health

Director of Intake

San Jose Behavioral Health helps individuals struggling with psychiatric and mental health disorders build a strong foundation for healing and recovery. Located in the heart of San Jose, our state of the art hospital is the leading provider of mental and behavioral health treatment for adults and adolescents.

Position Summary:

To direct, plan, coordinate, supervise, and to monitor the staff, activities, and functions of the Intake Department at all facility locations in a high quality, efficient, and cost effective manner in accordance with Joint Commission, Federal and State regulations, San Jose Behavioral’s mission, PI standards and facility policies and procedures.

  • Coordinates efficient delivery of services provided through the Admissions Department, ensuring adherence to facility policies and procedures.
  • Provides direct services to facilitate assessment/admission process.
  • Participates in various committees and meetings to develop, implement, monitor and improve clinical programming/address facility issues.
  • Demonstrateability to assess and interpret age/disability/culturally sensitive specific information and make appropriate recommendations. 
  • Provides/Coordinates education to staff and monitors for specific Age/Disability/Cultural Sensitivity Adherence.

Job Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or other Human Services field. 
  • One (1) year experience in Mental Health and Chemical Dependency field working with an Age/Disability Specific population served by this facility. 
  • Current Therapist license in the State of CA.