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The Admissions Intake Coordinator provides alcoholism and substance use disorder counseling services in approved work settings to conduct intakes and see clients individually in the integrated outpatient program. The coordinator will complete a psychosocial intake assessment for clients. The position involves working closely with the front office support staff, the medical team as well as the clinicians. Pays 45,000 per year


· Conduct substance use and mental health assessments, utilizing standardized assessment tools and best practice techniques i.e. MI, EBP etc.

· Complete phone screenings and determine client’s suitability to complete a clinical assessment.

· Coordinate intakes and medical appointments as necessary.

· Knowledge of all applicable screening tools; i.e. PHQ 2&9, DAST, MAST, Modified Mini Screen, etc.

· Works with Finance Department to ensure billing for APG services.

· Work with Entitlement Department to ensure financial clearance.

· Process client ID Card/Photo.

· Complete a Comprehensive Psycho-Social Assessment for clients entering the Program.

· Knowledge of the current LOCADTR 3.0

· Knowledge of Lighthouse to check for dual enrollment prior to admission,

· Completes timely reporting admissions and discharges on OASAS Client Data System PAS 44’s and PAS 45’s

· Working knowledge of Electronic Health Record; i.e. Nextgen and Avatar.

· Explain treatment service agreement include; program rules and regulations (orientation), policies and practices and obtains clients signatures

· Conduct monthly orientation groups that include all new admissions.

· Monitors and reconciles Census between Lighthouse/Central Registry and OASAS CDS.

· Pursue ongoing professional development relevant to the job position.

· Participate in clinical supervision regularly and interdisciplinary team meetings.

· Demonstrates understanding of appropriate use of treatment planning and clinical intervention.

· Provides education and information to the client about alcohol and drug use disorder.

· Maintains and updates referral services and resources that may be useful to our client population.

· Conducts random toxicology testing for clients whenever necessary.

· Other related duties as required or directed by the Supervisor.


· High School Diploma or GED.
· Associate Degree preferred.
· Minimum of three (3) years working in a Mental Health setting.
· Valid unrestricted OASAS certification as a CASAC- T Required
Valid unrestricted NYS OASAS certification as a CASAC Prefered
· Must obtain Mandated reporter (2 hours) training/certificate prior to hire date.
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· Must obtain training/certification within thirty (30) days of hire.
o Domestic Violence
o Infection Control BASIC (non-medical/nursing staff)
o Child Abuse
o Tobacco Cessation
o Impaired Driver Screening and Assessment
· Must obtain training/certification during in-house orientation.
o Supporting Recovery with Medications Addictions Treatment (MAT)
· Must obtain SUD training/certificate within thirty (30) days of hire (if applicable)
o Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment
o CASAC Canon of Ethics (6 hours)
o Confidentiality related to 42CFR (3 Hours)
· Excellent organizational, communication and time management skills
· Ability to work on a strong team of professionals in a culturally diverse environment.
Ability to multitask and to work and function under pressure
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $45,000.00 per year


401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee discount
Flexible schedule
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
Retirement plan
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance

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