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State of Montana Admission/Discharge Manager in Warm Springs, Montana

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) has a career opportunity as an Admission/Discharge Manager at Montana State Hospital. The Admission/Discharge Manager is responsible for coordinating the admission and discharge of patients to Montana State Hospital. Responsibilities includes acting to ensure appropriate admissions for placement and care, serving as a liaison between the Hospital and community, providing assistance with the patient discharge process, and supervising assigned support staff. * * Why Join DPHHS Our mission at DPHHS is to serve Montanans in their communities to improve and protect the health, safety, and well-being, and to empower independence. By joining our department, you will have the opportunity to perform meaningful work in public service to our state and its residents. The State of Montana's comprehensive benefits package includes healthcare coverage, retirement plans, paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays, work/life balance, and eligibility to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. In addition, DPHHS is the largest state agency with a wide range of advancement opportunities whether you are joining the workforce or have several years of experience. Qualifications for this Career Opportunity: * * Extensive knowledge of professional, ethical, and evidence-based standards of practice for healthcare professionals in different disciplines and for operation of a healthcare facility. * Strong working knowledge of clinical methods and best practices. * Ability to review and apply statues, administrative rules and hospital policies. * Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing. * Ability to analyze, assemble and organize information. * Understanding of individual and team approaches of treatment and therapy for mental health disorders. * Ability to compose and provide information in the form of reports and complete clinical documentation. * Meet the following minimum qualifications: o Bachelor degree in Psychology, Social Work, or directly related healthcare field required. + Relevant and recent (within 5 years) experience may substitute for education on a year for year basis. o 2 years experience working in a mental health psychiatric or social service support setting required. o 2 years experience in a supervisor or manager capacity required. *How to Apply *To be considered for a DPHHS position, submit the following required documents with your application on the State of Montana Careers website. When submitting the required documents, you must check the "relevant document" box to ensure your attachments are uploaded correctly to your application for this position. * Resume * References Successful applicants will be subject to background checks relevant to the position and must pass reference checks before an offer will be extended. DPHHS is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a copy of the full job description or if you need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, contact DPHHS Human Resources listed below. *Additional Information This position is open until filled with frequent screening of applicants. *Title: *Admission/Discharge Manager Location: Warm Springs Requisition ID: 24141946