Intake/Admissions Specialist

at Haven Behavioral Healthcare in Meridian, Idaho, United States

Job Description

Cottonwood Creek Behavioral Hospital is seeking caring and compassionate people to join our team of devoted healthcare professionals.

Why Cottonwood Creek?

Cottonwood Creek Behavioral Hospital provides high-quality, specialty behavioral health services for individuals with mental health and substance abuse issues. Our success is a reflection of the excellence and dedication of our employees at every level of our facility. The culture of our hospital is built around service. All jobs performed on our team are worthwhile and every employee makes a difference. If you are looking for an opportunity to grow personally and professionally while delivering compassionate, quality care we encourage you to explore career opportunities with Cottonwood Creek.


Position Summary:

Receive and respond to call inquiries for potential admissions and general questions.

Obtaining the required information to facilitate admissions.

Interpreting acuity indicators and referring patients to appropriate level of care.

Presenting an accurate clinical summary to payers for pre-authorization, the admitting psychiatrist, external referral sources and service teams.

Ensure measures of comfort and safety during the admission process ensuring compliance with regulatory, accrediting bodies and company standards.

Collaborate effectively with physicians and multidisciplinary team members to ensure quality patient care.


Masters Degree in Behavioral Health field and have healthcare experience.

Experience with crisis management or intake preferred.

Our ideal candidate has strong critical thinking skills and excellent interpersonal communication skills.


Make a difference in the Treasure Valley and surrounding communities.

Our employees enjoy:

A strong company culture - We hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards, focus 100% on optimizing patient outcomes and emphasize our core values: excellence, passion, respect and stewardship.

An enjoyable work environment - You'll experience a family-like atmosphere, strong teamwork and leader accessibility. Smaller department size allows you the opportunity to have a greater impact and promotes an open and engaged staff.

A challenging career path - Joining our team is a career choice that allows you to create your own opportunities and cultivate a passion for the services provided while working through challenges. Our employees are exposed to several different areas of patient care and hospital operations.

Competitive compensation and benefits - Our pay philosophy places us above market pay and compliments our benefits package making Cottonwood Creek Behavioral Hospital an attractive opportunity.

Our newest team members are saying...

"...amazing staff - very welcoming and helpful!"

"...orientation and training was wonderful and organized."

"...warm and open attitude and approach with both staff and patients."

" introduction to leadership team; great company message."

"...very positive atmosphere; I was never a burden with my questions."

" is patient; offers tons of support."

Come join us!

Cottonwood Creek Behavioral Hospital is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce.



Haven Behavioral Hospital of Eastern Pennsylvania complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Haven Behavioral Hospital of Eastern Pennsylvania does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. For More Information visit-

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Job Posting: 1579153

Posted On: Oct 14, 2021

Updated On: Oct 14, 2021