Youth Villages has been a national leader in the implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 20+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services.
If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization
Manages all activities of the Placement and Utlization Review for Oregon Residential and In Home Services.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Referral & Placement Activities:
Processes referral calls and packets in a specified time frame.
Assess referrals for appropriateness.
Maintains an active referral and waiting list.
Performs clerical, typing and administrative duties required in support of placing the child in the appropriate program.
Serves as primary liaison to assigned funding source/referral agent.
On-call intake responsibilities.
Completes daily monthly reports as required
Works with Assistant Director of Placement Services on special studies or projects.
Arranges admissions and meets parents/guardians at admission when directed.
Utilization Review Activities:
Initiates all admission, continued stay, discharge, and other reviews according to established guidelines.
Completes pre-certification with external review agency and communicates that result in daily intake meetings.
Conducts concurrent reviews with external review agency and communicates results in daily intake meetings and to appropriate program staff. If appropriate, appeals any denials for continued stay.
Maintains thorough and complete records of all external review agency communications.
Ensures confidentially of all communications with external review agency.
Assists in facilitating transfers to other agencies by providing information necessary for pre-certification.
Communicates with external review agencies by telephone, mail of facsimile as required by agency.
Summarizes managed care trends and reports information.
Assists in preparation for on site reviews by Managed Care Co.
Attends all daily intake meetings.
Monitor/track funding problems.
A Master's Degree in a social service discipline is preferred
A Bachelor's Degree in a social service discipline is required
Experience providing services in Residential or In Home Services is a plus
Experience working with placement services is preferred
Previous supervisory experience is preferred
Clinical licensure is preferred
Highly organized excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proven experience in building and maintaining satisfactory customer relationships.
Must be able to work in fast paced environment.
Must be able to effectively manage multiple priorities and competing demands.
Excellent communication skills
Ability to train and lead staff
Ability to maintain a flexible schedule
Experience in Oregon children's system of care preferred
Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.
Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
Retirement Savings Pension Plan
2 weeks paid vacation
12 paid sick days per year
10 paid holidays
Paid Parental Leave
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)