Job Description

Admissions Coordinator/Social Worker MSW
Req #: 22818
Department: Psych Intake
Facility Name: Desert Vista Behavioral Health Center
City: Mesa
Schedule: Regular - Full Time 32 Hours Per Week
Shift: Varied
Salary: (26) $22.66 - $36.25
Job Details:
  • Under the director of the Social Work Manager for the Psychiatry Department, is responsible for responding to inquiry calls from patients, family members, referral sources and facilitating an appropriate disposition which may include admission to the inpatient psychiatric program at MIHS or referral to other programs and services. The position works closely with nursing, physicians, patient registration, legal services and payor representatives.

    ***Internal - MIHS Only***


    Requires a Master's Degree in Social Work. Must have a minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible experience as a social worker in an inpatient behavioral health facility that demonstrates an understanding of the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Prefer LMSW or LCSW licensure through the AZ Board of Behavioral Health Examiners. Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English. Must be familiar with inpatient behavioral health admission criteria, the court ordered process for mental health treatment in the State of Arizona. Strong knowledge of community behavioral health resources is needed.

Living our values
At Maricopa Integrated Health System, our values inspire us to dream big and reach high. And we’re delivering some of the most sophisticated care in the country, while making a genuine difference in the lives of our patients and each other. That's the power of an environment driven by values like respect, leadership, compassion and education.

We are:
  • Maricopa Medical Center, a critical care hospital - the largest teaching hospital in AZ
  • The Arizona Burn Center, a nationally renowned regional burn center- 2nd largest in the nation
  • A level 1 Trauma Center and emergency department
  • The Arizona Children’s Center at MIHS, a 24/7 Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Unit
  • The Comprehensive Healthcare Center
  • The Desert Vista Behavioral Health Center
  • 12 Family Health Centers located throughout Maricopa County
Come live these values and enjoy:
  • Competitive wages
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Arizona State Retirement System Plan with a lifelong pension upon retirement
  • Generous PTO + 10 holidays per year
MIHS is an equal opportunity employer.

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