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Admissions Assessor

Position Overview

Under guidance from the Outpatient Director, Director and Psychiatrist, with latitude for initiative and independent professional judgment, serves as an assessor for the Outpatient/Partial Hospital Department. Plans and coordinates therapeutic services for outpatient clients and their families.

Hours: Full-time

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Assesses clients/families in a professional, thorough and timely fashion. Assures that the client/family has a clear understanding of what is recommended, including alternative options, if any, and the rationale behind the recommendation.
  • Triages clients who require services other than Outpatient (i.e. Mobile Engagement Services, Inpatient, mental health services) in a timely and organized fashion.
  • Provides clinically related tasked such as correspondence, completion of managed care forms, and works in assuring services are authorized and client obligations are handled.
  • Manages pre-certifications and other insurance and/or county related requirements for authorizing care.
  • Completes all required documentation within the standard time frames. Ensures that all documentation is complete from admission to discharge, as applicable.


  • Graduate degree in the human services discipline and licensed or license-eligible or Bachelor’s Degree with CADC or CCDP.
  • Clinical experience in the provision of AOD clinical services.
  • A Pennsylvania Criminal Record Check, a Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance and a FBI Criminal History Background Check.

Penn Foundation is an equal opportunity employer