Mental Health Administrative Specialist

University of California, Irvine

Mental Health Administrative Specialist

This position has been re-opened for further recruitment. Previous applicants need not re-apply to be considered.

Under the general supervision of the Chief of Psychiatry, the Mental Health Administrative Specialist is responsible for coordinating schedule management of patient services, particularly in complex cases, to support the treatment process for patients under psychiatric and mental health care at the Student Health Center. This requires comprehensive professional knowledge about efficient office skills, and outstanding interpersonal effectiveness with appropriate boundaries. The incumbent also collects ongoing data about service utilization for program assessment, evaluation and benchmarking, producing regular, accurate reports.

As part of a psychiatric and general medical multidisciplinary team and the general administrative support staff, the Mental Health Administrative Specialist will provide timely coordination of quality health care services to meet the individual patients specific health care needs in a cost effective manner. The Mental Health Administrative Specialist acts as a collaborative team member with Psychiatric and mental health staff, Front and Back Office staff, Nursing, other physicians and other building units in coordinating patient needs in the continuum of care. The position may also serve other patients of the Student Health Center in schedule and care coordination.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Salary: Hourly $21.54 - $29.29
Total Hours: 8-5, M-F
Career Position.
Although this position's schedule is M-F and during traditional work hours, weekends or non-traditional work hours may be required for special projects or busy times of the year, or when strict deadlines must be met.
Employment in this position is contingent upon successful completion of a Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan background check, verification and continued monitoring of licensure as it applies to the position, and successful completion of our background review or credentialing process, as appropriate to the position.
The employee must comply with OSHA, CA/OSHA, and CDC recommendations and requirements regarding vaccination and testing of healthcare employees. This includes, but may not be limited to; current hepatitis B immunizations, annual flu vaccinations, and annual tuberculosis screening. At the discretion of Student Health Center, the employee may be offered an option to sign a declination acknowledgement in lieu of receiving an annual flu vaccination.
Per the UC Ethics Briefing, the employee is responsible for reporting any and all potential conflicts of interest to their supervisor in a timely manner.
Final candidate subject to background check.
As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
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