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Director of Assessment And Referral

Job Code:  93003
Facility: Atlantic Shores Hospital
Location: FORT LAUDERDALE, FL US Southeast
Region: Southeast
Travel Involved: 0-10%
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Master's Degree 
Category: Professionals
FTE: 1
Position Summary:


The Director of A&R is accountable for directing the A&R activities at the facility. As a clinical, this position provides direction to A&R staff in the provision of psychiatric assessment services including: clinical evaluations, crisis intervention, and referrals. A&R Director interfaces closely with the medical staff, fellow department heads, administration, treatment teams, external case managers and managed care organizations. The Director also functions as a liaison with other hospital intake departments.




• Registered Nurse (RN) or minimum of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology, mental health counseling or a related field.

• Minimum of five (5) years of direct clinical experience in a psychiatric or mental health setting.

• Licensed to practice in the State of Florida as an RN, LCSW, LMHC, or licensed psychologist preferred.
• CPR certified
• Must complete TEAM Training within 30 days of hire.

Knowledge and Skills:
• Knowledge of assessment and referral procedures
• Knowledge of rules and regulations set for by various external agencies (JCAHO, AHCA, DCF, etc.)
• Excellent customer relation skills
• Knowledge of insurance precertification
• Knowledge of patient rights, abuse of children and vulnerable adults, as well as Marchman/Baker Act/Ex-Parte laws
• Knowledge of facility/corporate policies and procedures

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