Oceans Healthcare Louisiana



Recently named one of North Texas'​ fastest-growing middle-market companies, Oceans Healthcare is a nationally recognized behavioral health provider focused on healing and long-term recovery. Founded in 2004, Oceans provides inpatient and outpatient treatment with a special focus on the unique physical and emotional needs of older adults and seniors. With 29 locations in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, Oceans is consistently recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.

Our company is passionate about helping older adults and seniors manage the challenges that come with aging and attain the best possible quality of life. We are committed to caring for this special population with dignity for patients and their families; with keen awareness of the importance of treating the whole person; with focus on progressive behavioral therapies; and with respect for our employees, physicians, healthcare providers and the communities we serve.

Oceans Healthcare Louisiana Kenner, LA, USA
Apr 03, 2020
Position Summary: The Financial Counselor is responsible for offering financial advice and assistance to patients regarding medical bills.  There are the liaison between patients and their insurance companies; often coordinating payment and answering questions from both parties.    Maintaining accurate account balances in accordance with contractual obligations, fee schedules, or regulations is required job duty. Essential Functions: Enters patient demographic and financial information in the patient accounting system for inpatient and IOP admissions. Ensures that the completed admission yields a legacy system facesheet, armband, labels, etc. Ensures proper documentation is received for billing compliance – complete Intake Assessment and Physician Order. Reconciles the midnight census to ensure accuracy in the patient accounting system. Meets with all new admissions to review insurance benefits and financial obligations. Updates patient accounting system with additional or revisions to demographic or financial information obtained during patient visit. Initiates point of care collections with patients. Coordinates non-covered day discussion with Utilization Management and patients – scans signed form into the patient account system and notifies Financial Intake Performs other duties and projects as assigned. Educational/Experience Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent as minimum requirement.  Previous customer service experience in a similar field, including employment as a call center worker, credit authorizer or customer service representative, is also beneficial. Due to the sensitivity and confidentiality of financial records, collectors are required to be in strict accordance with the rules regarding collection attempts regulated by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Qualifications/Skills: Experience in Microsoft Office products and general patient accounting systems. Knowledge of third party payers, Medicare, Medicaid, and other payer requirements.  Customer service skills for interacting with patients regarding medical claims and payments, including communicating with patients and family members of diverse ages and backgrounds.  Able to work in a team environment.  Ability to function with minimal supervision and complete understanding and respect of confidentiality.  Follows policy and procedures that are in accordance with State and Federal Laws, JCAHO, HCFA and other regulatory boards as required by state and federal laws as well as the mission statement.  Must successfully complete CPR certification and an Oceans approved behavioral health de-escalation program.
Oceans Healthcare Louisiana Kenner, LA, USA
Apr 03, 2020
The Assistant Director of Nursing is responsible for upholding the standards of nursing care as established by the Nurse Practice Act, Psychiatric Standards of Nursing, policy and procedures, and all other external governing and credentialing bodies.  The Assistant Director of Nursing directs the staff and operation of the Nursing Department at all facility locations; coordinates, plans and manages nursing activities; formulates nursing program goals and objectives; manages nursing positions; evaluates staff; assists in the management of the nursing budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of the department who might impact on  program activities; participates in recruitment and retention programs; determines the quality of nursing care; participates in performance improvement programs; collaborates with clinical instructors for educational programs; represents the Nursing Department in professional and/or community organizations; demonstrates age specific and cultural sensitivity.  All duties to be done in accordance with Joint Commission, Federal and State regulations, Oceans’ Mission, policies and procedures and Performance Improvement Standards.   Utilizes the principles of management/nursing to coordinate patient care and nursing service activities towards positive outcomes; demonstrates fiscal responsibility in scheduling staffing patterns while considering patient safety. Supervises nursing personnel including: determining workload and delegating assignments, training, monitoring and evaluating performance, and initiating corrective or disciplinary actions.  Conducts and reviews evaluations on individual staff; makes recommendations for promotion, salary adjustment and/or disciplinary actions. Accountable for nursing performance improvement and contributions to problem identification, investigation and monitoring of resolutions in providing quality care and customer satisfaction. Develops data collection tools, identifies trends, risk areas, and evaluates reliance of research.  Coordinates with employees to collect data on the quality of Nursing services; analyzes data collected and submits monthly report to Performance Improvement Director. Oversees and adheres to safety regulations of facility policies and procedures and external regulatory and credentialing bodies; participates as a member of the facility wide safety team. Provides support and acts as a resource for development and implementation of Infection Control, standard precautions policies and procedures. Supports and coordinates patient safety issues in conjunction with Hospital Administrator; analyzes, reviews and follows up on incident reports related to nursing/patient safety issues in conjunction with Risk Management. Ensures staff compliance with patient care, documentation, hospital/unit policies and procedures, protocols, and guidelines; Ensures appropriate nursing staff for each unit to meet patient needs. Directs appropriate training activities for all permanent and temporary nursing employees as well as assurance of proper current licensure, continuing education, CPR, and an Oceans Healthcare approved behavioral health de-escalation program; participates in orientation of new and current nursing staff. Performs other duties and projects as assigned. MSN preferred or BSN with management and psychiatric experience with an unrestricted state nursing license.  At least 3 years previous experience as an RN. Must be flexible with work schedule.  Involves discretion and independent action within prescribed limits.  This position requires a sound knowledge of nursing practice and leadership abilities with the ability to manage, supervise, and oversee multiple employees.  Should demonstrate the ability to solve practical problems and utilize appropriate steps for problem resolution, ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form, and ability to exercise sound judgment.  Must be competent in the areas of interpersonal communications, excellent verbal and written skills, knowledge of Medicare and regulatory and credentialing criteria standards, knowledge of safety standards, spread of organisms, and the adult learning process.  Must be competent in the provision of nursing care.  Must successfully complete CPR certification and an Oceans approved behavioral health de-escalation program. Subject to many interruptions.  Occasional pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries.  This position can be high paced and stressful; must be able to cope mentally and physically to atmosphere.  This person might sometimes experience disagreeable odors, sights and/or unpredictable patient behavior.  Work requires spending approximately 85% or more of the time inside a building, which offers protection.
Oceans Healthcare Louisiana Hammond, IN, USA
Apr 03, 2020
The Utilization Review Coordinator is responsible for management of all utilization review and case management activities for the facility’s inpatient, partial hospitalization, and outpatient programs.  Conducts concurrent reviews of all medical records to ensure criteria for admission and continued stay are met and documented, and to ensure timely discharge planning.  Coordinates information between third party payers and medical/clinical staff members.  Interacts with members of the medical/clinical team to provide a flow of communication and a medical record which documents and supports level and intensity of service rendered.  All duties to be done in accordance with Joint Commission, Federal and State regulations, Oceans' Mission, policies and procedures and Performance Improvement Standards. Essential Functions: Identifies and reports appropriate use, under-use, over-use and inefficient use of services and resources to ensure high quality patient care is provided in the least restrictive environment and in a cost-effective manner. Conducts review of all inpatient, partial hospitalization, and outpatient records as outlined in the Utilization Review/Case Management plan to (1) determine appropriateness and clinical necessity of admissions, continued stay, and or rehabilitation, and discharge; (2) determine timeliness of assessments and evaluations; i.e. H&Ps, psychiatric evaluation, CIA formulation, and discharge summaries; and (3) identify any under-, over-, and/or inefficient use of services or resources. Reports findings to appropriate disciplines and/or committees; notifies appropriate staff members of any deficiencies noted so corrective actions can be taken in a timely manner; submits monthly report to PI Coordinator of findings and actions recommended to correct identified problems. Coordinates flow of communication between physicians/staff and third party payers concerning reimbursement requisites Attends mini-treatment team and morning status meetings each weekday to obtain third-party payer pre-certification and ongoing certification requirements and to share with those attending any pertinent data from third-party payer contracts. Attends weekly treatment team. Conducts telephone reviews to, and follows through with documentation requests from third party payers. Maintains abstract with updates provided to third party payers. Notifies physicians/staff/patients of reimbursement issues. Initiates and completes appeals process for reimbursement denials; notifies inpatients of denials received. Reports monthly all Hospital Issued Notices of Non-coverage (HINN letter) to QIO. Upon notification by business office that potential exists to be included on a new managed care contract, makes contact with the managed care company and coordinates communications between administration and the managed care company to obtain contractual arrangements. Maintains coordination of information requests from third party payers for annual renewal or update of existing contracts.  Communicates to staff status of new/existing contracts. Performs case management duties as required and coordinates flow of communication among staff involved in the patient's care. Completes paperwork for judicial commitments and state bed packets. Completes referral process and necessary paperwork for all other levels of care and make follow-up appointments; including follow up letters needed by the patient. Conducts special retrospective studies/audits when need is determined by M&PS and /or other committee structure. Performs other duties and projects as assigned. Educational/Experience Requirements: Associate's Degree with emphasis on healthcare or Bachelor's degree in social services field preferred.  At least one year psychiatric/chemical dependency experience with good working psychiatric/medical knowledge. Qualifications/Skills: Must have excellent assertive communication skills.  Knowledge and in-depth understanding of CD-psych treatment and discharge planning process.  Must have good writing and composition skills.  Must have good understanding of regulatory and fiscal reimbursement and utilization review as a primary component of patient care.  Must demonstrate strong patient advocacy skills.  Must be able to organize and prioritize high volume workload.  Must be able to analyze and utilize data and systems to provide individualized quality treatment in a cost-effective manner.  Must be able to function with minimal supervision.  Therapeutic Intervention De-escalation Education required.  Must have ability to maintain overall good work attitude and interact cooperatively and professionally with other staff members and third party payers to achieve mutually beneficial outcome.  Must possess basic competency in age, disability, and cultural diversity for needs of patients served and ability to relate to patients in a manner sensitive to those needs.  Must successfully complete CPR certification and an Oceans approved behavioral health de-escalation program. ​
Oceans Healthcare Louisiana DeRidder, LA 70634, USA
Apr 03, 2020
The Director of Plant Operations will provide leadership by actively managing the housekeeping department, directing and supporting the functions of the Plant Operations department Environment of Care and all work related to the physical plant and ancillary systems, engineering, grounds, fleet management, Biomed equipment, security and safety of the hospital.  This role performs inspections and mock surveys to ensure compliance with all regulatory agencies and has extensive knowledge of TJC, CMS and other regulatory requirements.  The programs supported by this Department include hazardous materials, law and insurance regulations, buildings, grounds, equipment and occupant safety. All duties will be done in accordance with TJC, Federal and State regulations, the State Department of Health standards, Oceans mission, policies, and procedures.  This role also provides guidance on construction/remodeling projects upon direction from organizational leadership.  The Director presents a positive image of the hospital to patients, visitors, physicians and the public. Education/Experience: A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Facilities Management required; Healthcare experience preferred. Management experience in plant operations including EVS, Security, Grounds, Biomed etc. Knowledge of facility buildings, equipment and utilities. High school diploma or equivalent required.  College degree in related area preferred. Skills/Knowledge: Working knowledge of Microsoft office Good verbal and written communication skills Certifications/Licenses: Valid Driver’s License required CPR certified
Oceans Healthcare Louisiana DeRidder, LA 70634, USA
Apr 03, 2020
The Director of Nursing is responsible for upholding the standards of nursing care as established by the Nurse Practice Act, Psychiatric Standards of Nursing, policy and procedures, and all other external governing and credentialing bodies.  The Director of Nursing directs the staff and operation of the Nursing Department at all facility locations; coordinates, plans and manages nursing activities; formulates nursing program goals and objectives; manages nursing positions; evaluates staff; assists in the management of the nursing budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of the department who might impact on  program activities; participates in recruitment and retention programs; determines the quality of nursing care; participates in performance improvement programs; collaborates with clinical instructors for educational programs; represents the Nursing Department in professional and/or community organizations; demonstrates age specific and cultural sensitivity.  All duties to be done in accordance with Joint Commission, Federal and State regulations, Oceans’ Mission, policies and procedures and Performance Improvement Standards.   Utilizes the principles of management/nursing to coordinate patient care and nursing service activities towards positive outcomes; demonstrates fiscal responsibility in scheduling staffing patterns while considering patient safety. Supervises nursing personnel including: determining workload and delegating assignments, training, monitoring and evaluating performance, and initiating corrective or disciplinary actions.  Conducts and reviews evaluations on individual staff; makes recommendations for promotion, salary adjustment and/or disciplinary actions. Accountable for nursing performance improvement and contributions to problem identification, investigation and monitoring of resolutions in providing quality care and customer satisfaction. Develops data collection tools, identifies trends, risk areas, and evaluates reliance of research.  Coordinates with employees to collect data on the quality of Nursing services; analyzes data collected and submits monthly report to Performance Improvement Director. Oversees and adheres to safety regulations of facility policies and procedures and external regulatory and credentialing bodies; participates as a member of the facility wide safety team. Provides support and acts as a resource for development and implementation of Infection Control, standard precautions policies and procedures. Supports and coordinates patient safety issues in conjunction with Hospital Administrator; analyzes, reviews and follows up on incident reports related to nursing/patient safety issues in conjunction with Risk Management. Ensures staff compliance with patient care, documentation, hospital/unit policies and procedures, protocols, and guidelines; Ensures appropriate nursing staff for each unit to meet patient needs. Directs appropriate training activities for all permanent and temporary nursing employees as well as assurance of proper current licensure, continuing education, CPR, and an Oceans Healthcare approved behavioral health de-escalation program; participates in orientation of new and current nursing staff. Performs other duties and projects as assigned. MSN preferred or BSN with management and psychiatric experience with an unrestricted state nursing license.  At least 3 years previous experience as an RN. Must be flexible with work schedule.  Involves discretion and independent action within prescribed limits.  This position requires a sound knowledge of nursing practice and leadership abilities with the ability to manage, supervise, and oversee multiple employees.  Should demonstrate the ability to solve practical problems and utilize appropriate steps for problem resolution, ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form, and ability to exercise sound judgment.  Must be competent in the areas of interpersonal communications, excellent verbal and written skills, knowledge of Medicare and regulatory and credentialing criteria standards, knowledge of safety standards, spread of organisms, and the adult learning process.  Must be competent in the provision of nursing care.  Must successfully complete CPR certification and an Oceans approved behavioral health de-escalation program. Subject to many interruptions.  Occasional pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries.  This position can be high paced and stressful; must be able to cope mentally and physically to atmosphere.  This person might sometimes experience disagreeable odors, sights and/or unpredictable patient behavior.  Work requires spending approximately 85% or more of the time inside a building, which offers protection.
Oceans Healthcare Louisiana Broussard, LA, USA
Apr 03, 2020
WHY YOU'LL LOVE THIS JOB  You have the power to impact an entire community, one grateful patient at a time, when you join Oceans Healthcare, a national leader in behavioral healthcare services, in our Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) position! Make a real difference that resonates across the mental health industry as you help a vulnerable, underserved group of adults and seniors achieve and maintain healthy, active lifestyles. Here, you can be confident that your leaders have your back, giving you the freedom to focus on what really matters — the well-being of your patients. In this Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) role, you will know the satisfaction that comes from being part of a friendly, supportive team always eager to acknowledge your accomplishments. This is a great opportunity to create an inspirational career path! Apply for Oceans' Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) job opening today. CERTIFIED THERAPEUTIC RECREATION SPECIALIST (CTRS) RESPONSIBILITIES Provide direct therapeutic recreation therapy services following state, federal and hospital guidelines and regulations Plan and conduct individual and group therapy as assigned by a physician's order Complete all necessary paperwork/documents in a timely manner; document medical records Conduct, assess and interpret completion of Comprehensive Integrated Assessments Review all multidisciplinary assessments; compile Multidisciplinary Treatment Integration with physician supervision Identify safety, psychosocial, special mobility and special equipment needs; conduct treatments and discharge planning Develop, plan and provide in-services for community/staff CERTIFIED THERAPEUTIC RECREATION SPECIALIST (CTRS) QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree; CTRS license (must maintain yearly certification)   Successfully complete CPR certification and Oceans-approved behavioral de-escalation program Able to assess and interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify patient needs and provide the appropriate care In-depth knowledge of mental illness and chemical dependency, and the family dynamics which accompany them Basic knowledge of chronic mental illness; in-depth knowledge of clinical therapy modalities  Excellent communication, time management and organizational skills; group/process skills as related to age-specific patient needs
Oceans Healthcare Louisiana Broussard, LA, USA
Apr 03, 2020
** $4,000 SIGN-ON BONUS ** WHY YOU'LL LOVE THIS JOB!  Use your RN and leadership skills to positively impact lives and change a community for the better when you join Oceans Healthcare, a national leader in behavioral healthcare services, in our Registered Nurse (RN) position! In this Registered Nurse (RN) role, you will enjoy job autonomy as you guide daily operations and patient care activities. You can be proud to lead and be part of an outstanding team that constantly lifts each other up and applauds individual accomplishments. Your team members will excel under your expert guidance and support, and together, you will make a lasting difference as you advocate for the underserved in your community. Here, your services will be appreciated by patients, and their friends and family who look to you for answers. Your contributions will reverberate beyond the facility, resulting in a better and healthier community for all, and career satisfaction for you.   Make a choice to grow with a company that is invested in your success! Apply today!   REGISTERED NURSE (RN) RESPONSIBILITIES Advocate for patient needs/safety; provide quality nursing care Create, implement, document and follow up on individualized care and treatment plans  Administer and provide education on prescribed medications Review, revise and update medical records; transcribe and implement physician's orders Implement staff assignments and delegation of duties using appropriate judgment REGISTERED NURSE (RN) QUALIFICATIONS Current RN state license to practice (Valid Compact license accepted at time of application) Associate degree in nursing with one year of inpatient hospital experience strongly preferred CPR certification; complete an Oceans-approved behavioral health de-escalation program An understanding and sensitivity to serve culturally diverse and special-needs population Knowledge base of normal physical/emotional development and of psychiatric nursing care Able to travel to other hospital locations as needed
Oceans Healthcare Louisiana Baton Rouge, LA, USA
Apr 03, 2020
WHY YOU'LL LOVE THIS JOB!  Use your RN and leadership skills to positively impact lives and change a community for the better when you join Oceans Healthcare, a national leader in behavioral healthcare services, in our Registered Nurse (RN) position! In this Registered Nurse (RN) role, you will enjoy job autonomy as you guide daily operations and patient care activities. You can be proud to lead and be part of an outstanding team that constantly lifts each other up and applauds individual accomplishments. Your team members will excel under your expert guidance and support, and together, you will make a lasting difference as you advocate for the underserved in your community. Here, your services will be appreciated by patients, and their friends and family who look to you for answers. Your contributions will reverberate beyond the facility, resulting in a better and healthier community for all, and career satisfaction for you.   Make a choice to grow with a company that is invested in your success! Apply today!   REGISTERED NURSE (RN) RESPONSIBILITIES Advocate for patient needs/safety; provide quality nursing care Create, implement, document and follow up on individualized care and treatment plans  Administer and provide education on prescribed medications Review, revise and update medical records; transcribe and implement physician's orders Implement staff assignments and delegation of duties using appropriate judgment REGISTERED NURSE (RN) QUALIFICATIONS Current RN state license to practice (Valid Compact license accepted at time of application) Associate degree in nursing with one year of inpatient hospital experience strongly preferred CPR certification; complete an Oceans-approved behavioral health de-escalation program An understanding and sensitivity to serve culturally diverse and special-needs population Knowledge base of normal physical/emotional development and of psychiatric nursing care Able to travel to other hospital locations as needed
Oceans Healthcare Louisiana Alexandria, VA, USA
Apr 03, 2020
** $2,000 Sign-On Bonus ** The Quality Director plans, develops, implements and manages comprehensive and effective systems to monitor and evaluate the quality and appropriateness of patient services and programs in support of the organizational mission and goals.  This position will work closely under the supervision of the Hospital Administrator, functions as a support person in the coordination and organization of administrative processes in a high quality efficient and cost-effective manner.  All duties to be done in accordance with Joint Commission, Federal and State regulations, Oceans’ Mission, policies and procedures and quality standards. Works with Corporate Director of Quality implementing organization-wide quality programs at the hospital level. Facilitates the hospital Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) committee. Prepares an annual evaluation of the hospital QAPI plan, including process and outcomes. Oversees hospital-wide performance improvement (PI) projects identified through on-going data driven quality assessment. Coordinates the hospital’s data collection procedures and provides on-going support and education to staff regarding QAPI tools and reporting requirements; utilizes data and collaborates with leadership to set priorities and provide guidance in their development of quality improvement work plans. Serves as a resource to the medical staff, administrators and other staff including participation in root cause analyses, as indicated, to investigate potentially avoidable sentinel events. Completes assignments accurately, in a timely manner and within procedural guidelines. Coordinates education for QAPI principles and regulatory standards as indicated. Conducts training for staff. Participates in Joint Commission Accreditation process including plan of action tracking and completion. Performs other duties and projects as assigned by the facility administrator and corporate office. Associate degree or RN diploma required.  Healthcare experience related to clinical leadership and/or quality assessment and performance improvement. Behavioral health experience preferred. Demonstrates proficient computer skills with MS office products and electronic QAPI software solutions.  Ability to create and provide training programs on related quality performance topics.  Ability to work with minimal supervision and simultaneously manage multiple projects.  Knowledge of state and federal regulatory requirements, Joint Commission Accreditation. CPHQ certification preferred.  Must successfully complete CPR certification and an Oceans approved behavioral health de-escalation program. Subject to many interruptions.  Occasional pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries.  This position can be high paced and stressful; must be able to cope mentally and physically to atmosphere.  Work requires spending approximately 90% or more of the time inside a building that offers protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.
Oceans Healthcare Louisiana Lake Charles, LA, USA
Apr 03, 2020
WHY YOU'LL LOVE BEING A MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN AT OCEANS HEALTHCARE! Have an impact on patients that echoes through the community Become part of a high growth company with a family-like atmosphere Perform meaningful work that helps your patients achieve the best possible quality of life Learn useful skills that open the door to career growth and new opportunities Work with helpful and hands-on leaders who always have your back Competitive compensation and benefits MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN RESPONSIBILITIES Provide mental health services to patients who struggle with a variety of behavioral problems Collaborate with doctors and nurses to carry out treatment plans for patients Perform assigned patient care activities safely and professionally Brag about team members who do something extraordinary (don’t worry, they will always return the favor) MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN QUALIFICATIONS High school graduate or equivalent preferred 6+ months of prior patient care experience or CNA certification Ability to read, write and follow verbal and written instruction Skilled in or able to learn about working with various age-, disability- and cultural-specific populations
Oceans Healthcare Louisiana Baton Rouge, LA, USA
Apr 03, 2020
WHY YOU'LL LOVE BEING A MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN AT OCEANS HEALTHCARE! Have an impact on patients that echoes through the community Become part of a high growth company with a family-like atmosphere Perform meaningful work that helps your patients achieve the best possible quality of life Learn useful skills that open the door to career growth and new opportunities Work with helpful and hands-on leaders who always have your back Competitive compensation and benefits MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN RESPONSIBILITIES Provide mental health services to patients who struggle with a variety of behavioral problems Collaborate with doctors and nurses to carry out treatment plans for patients Perform assigned patient care activities safely and professionally Brag about team members who do something extraordinary (don’t worry, they will always return the favor) MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN QUALIFICATIONS High school graduate or equivalent preferred 6+ months of prior patient care experience or CNA certification Ability to read, write and follow verbal and written instruction Skilled in or able to learn about working with various age-, disability- and cultural-specific populations
Oceans Healthcare Louisiana Alexandria, VA, USA
Apr 03, 2020
WHY YOU'LL LOVE BEING A MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN AT OCEANS HEALTHCARE! Have an impact on patients that echoes through the community Become part of a high growth company with a family-like atmosphere Perform meaningful work that helps your patients achieve the best possible quality of life Learn useful skills that open the door to career growth and new opportunities Work with helpful and hands-on leaders who always have your back Competitive compensation and benefits MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN RESPONSIBILITIES Provide mental health services to patients who struggle with a variety of behavioral problems Collaborate with doctors and nurses to carry out treatment plans for patients Perform assigned patient care activities safely and professionally Brag about team members who do something extraordinary (don’t worry, they will always return the favor) MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN QUALIFICATIONS High school graduate or equivalent preferred 6+ months of prior patient care experience or CNA certification Ability to read, write and follow verbal and written instruction Skilled in or able to learn about working with various age-, disability- and cultural-specific populations
Oceans Healthcare Louisiana Broussard, LA, USA
Apr 03, 2020
The Therapist provides direct clinical services - assessment, interventions, treatment planning and discharge planning, as well as providing individual, family, and/or group therapy to further patient/family/group progress in treatment according to the Joint Commission, Federal and State Regulations, Oceans' Mission, policies and procedures and PI standards. Provides direct clinical services in accordance with accepted standards of social/work clinical practice in a timely fashion as outlined by Joint Commission, Federal and State Regulations, Oceans Behavioral Hospital's Mission, policies and procedures and PI Standards. Plans and conducts individual family and/or group therapy as assigned by the Director of Social Services or physician's order. Conducts, assesses and interprets completion of Comprehensive Integrated Assessment - (Biopsychosocial) as assigned by Director of Social Services or physician's order within 72 hours (or 3 sessions) of admission. Reviews all Multidisciplinary assessments and compiles a Multidisciplinary Treatment Integration under the supervision of the attending physician within 96 hours (or 4 sessions) of admission. Performs case management and discharge planning as assigned by the Director of Social Services. Attends treatment team meetings when indicated and reporting on assigned patients and their progress toward treatment goals; combines the reports of all disciplines into a multidisciplinary treatment integration summary, which facilitates the patient's progress towards treatment plan goals Delivers patient services in an ethical manner which promotes respect for the patient and enhances the patient's dignity and satisfaction; Demonstrates the ability to assess and interpret a patient's response to treatment in age/disability/culturally sensitive specific manner. Assesses and interprets age/disability/cultural needs; Identifies safety, psychosocial, special mobility and special equipment needs; and Communicates in an age/disability/culturally sensitive related manner to patients and their families Conducts treatment and discharge planning in accordance with age/disability/cultural needs and involves members of the patient's support system in decision making as appropriate. Performs other duties and projects as assigned. At a minimum a Clinical Social Worker (CSW), LMSW, LCSW, LPC Counselor, or Psychologist.  0 to 1 year post-graduate experience in clinical practice.  Must have completed at least two semesters of internship--one of which must have been with a specific mentally ill population: Adolescent, Adults, and Geriatrics.  An internship within chemical dependency field is also acceptable.  (Any population which is assigned will be based on a mentorship training system if no experience has been had with that population.) Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to any age--related disability--related needs of the patients served on assignment.  Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development appropriate to the patient population served.  Must be able to assess and interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s needs and provide the appropriate care, including age related care/disability/cultural sensitivity related care to adolescent, chronically mentally ill, adult, geriatric, chemically dependent, and dually diagnosed patient populations.  Must demonstrate in-depth knowledge of mental illness and chemical dependency and the family dynamics which accompany them.  Must have basic knowledge of chronic mental illness.  Must have in-depth knowledge of clinical therapy modalities.  Must have excellent communication and group/process skills as related to age specific patient needs.  Must be able to demonstrate assessment, intervention, treatment and d/c planning skills.  Must be able to pass the general age/disability post-test.  Must be versatile, flexible, and able to perform in stressful situations.  Must have good time and organizational skills.  Must be capable of coordinating multi-faceted workload.  Must be able to work with an array of mental/physical disabled persons.  Must successfully complete CPR certification and an Oceans approved behavioral de-escalation program. Subject to many interruptions.  Occasional pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries.  This position can be high paced and stressful; must be able to cope mentally and physically to atmosphere.  This person might sometimes experience disagreeable odors, sights and/or unpredictable patient behavior.  Work requires spending approximately 85% or more of the time inside a building, which offers protection.
Oceans Healthcare Louisiana Hammond, IN, USA
Apr 03, 2020
WHY YOU'LL LOVE THIS JOB! Use your RN and leadership skills to positively impact lives and change a community for the better when you join Oceans Healthcare, a national leader in behavioral healthcare services, in our Registered Nurse (RN) position! In this Registered Nurse (RN) role, you will enjoy job autonomy as you guide daily operations and patient care activities. You can be proud to lead and be part of an outstanding team that constantly lifts each other up and applauds individual accomplishments. Your team members will excel under your expert guidance and support, and together, you will make a lasting difference as you advocate for the underserved in your community. Here, your services will be appreciated by patients, and their friends and family who look to you for answers. Your contributions will reverberate beyond the facility, resulting in a better and healthier community for all, and career satisfaction for you.   Make a choice to grow with a company that is invested in your success! Apply today!   Essential Functions: Responsible for development and implementation of Annual Infection Control Plan and Annual Infection Control Program Evaluation based on recommendations from and approval of Infection Control Committee. Reviews, assesses and investigates lab data relative to infection rates, sources, and trends associated with specific objectives outlined in the Infection Control Plan; Formulates plans for corrections related to deficient infection control practices. Performs environmental inspections for adherence to infection control standards of practice. Works with all Department Managers to devise more efficient, reliable and cost effective ways to ensure the integrity of infection control activities and safety of the patients and staff. Responsible for the agenda, minutes, and infection control reports at the Infection Control Committee meetings. Serves as liaison for the Infection Control Committee with hospital committees/departments; Serves as liaison for the public health department in the reporting and follow-up of “Reportable Communicable Disease”. Assists in the planning and presentation of orientation and in-service training programs for hospital staff and physicians. Works collaboratively with Employee Health on preventive actions, screening and monitoring of staff exposures to infectious diseases; Works collaboratively with the certified Infection Control Preventionist to control and prevent infections. Works collaboratively with plant operations to ensure patient and staff safety during construction projects by minimizing potential exposure. Screens new employees for communicable diseases and vaccination status; Conducts surveillance and follow-up of employee exposures to communicable diseases. Conducts TB surveillance program for all employees, volunteers, students, contractors and other personnel. Demonstrates awareness of adherence to legal requirements pertinent to employee health and safety. Maintains summaries and written reports required for employee illness/injury reporting; Trends employee illness/injuries to identify safety and health issues Manages situations in a reduced risk manner; functions within their scope of practice. Offers health promotion advice and educational materials. Plans, implements and conducts vaccination programs as directed by OSHA, CDC and other regulatory agencies. Provides initial assessment of employee injuries and refers as appropriate. Refers applicants with identifiable limitations and/or health risks to appropriate resources. Performs other related duties as required Educational/Experience Requirements: Education: Associate Degree, Bachelor Degree or Diploma in nursing. Experience: One year of recent experience in a clinical setting. Two years’ experience in Employee Health and/or Infection Control activities in a Behavioral Health hospital setting preferred. Required Licenses and Certifications: Valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse in state of practice. BLS - Basic Life Support Certification - issued by AHA-American Heart Association Qualifications/Skills: Must be able to read and write. Good communication skill needed. Courtesy, adaptability, strong writing skills and medical terminology preferred. CPR certified. An Oceans Healthcare approved behavioral health de-escalation program
Oceans Healthcare Louisiana Broussard, LA, USA
Apr 03, 2020
WHY YOU'LL LOVE THIS JOB! You entered the healthcare field with one goal in mind: to care for those in need. As a Licensed Vocational Nurse / Licensed Practical Nurse (LVN/LPN) with Oceans, you will provide care for underserved patients as an important part of a collaborative healthcare team. You will be surrounded by a work family that recognizes your achievements and makes sure your leaders are aware of them, too. At Oceans, we walk the walk by placing you with supervisors who work alongside you, leading to career growth for you, and a healthier and better community for all. This is a great opportunity for you to make an important impact in your community. Apply for Oceans’ LVN/LPN job opening today. LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE / LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE RESPONSIBILITIES Deliver quality LVN/LPN care to an assigned group of patients under the direction of the RN Accurately/thoroughly document all findings in patient records; identify expected outcomes Collaborate with other providers to implement nursing care interventions; perform nursing procedures/treatments Conduct specified bedside laboratory tests, wound care, and provide for comfort and assistance Ensure patients are effectively assessed prior to and after safe delivery of medications Accurately communicate/document medication doses prescribed; provide medication education LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE / LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma or GED and current state LVN/LPN license (Valid Compact license acceptable at time of application) One year of inpatient hospital experience strongly preferred CPR certification; complete an Oceans-approved behavioral health de-escalation program
Oceans Healthcare Louisiana Kentwood, MI, USA
Apr 03, 2020
WHY YOU'LL LOVE THIS JOB!  Use your RN and leadership skills to positively impact lives and change a community for the better when you join Oceans Healthcare, a national leader in behavioral healthcare services, in our Registered Nurse (RN) position! In this Registered Nurse (RN) role, you will enjoy job autonomy as you guide daily operations and patient care activities. You can be proud to lead and be part of an outstanding team that constantly lifts each other up and applauds individual accomplishments. Your team members will excel under your expert guidance and support, and together, you will make a lasting difference as you advocate for the underserved in your community. Here, your services will be appreciated by patients, and their friends and family who look to you for answers. Your contributions will reverberate beyond the facility, resulting in a better and healthier community for all, and career satisfaction for you.   Make a choice to grow with a company that is invested in your success! Apply today!   REGISTERED NURSE (RN) RESPONSIBILITIES Advocate for patient needs/safety; provide quality nursing care Create, implement, document and follow up on individualized care and treatment plans  Administer and provide education on prescribed medications Review, revise and update medical records; transcribe and implement physician's orders Implement staff assignments and delegation of duties using appropriate judgment REGISTERED NURSE (RN) QUALIFICATIONS Current RN state license to practice (Valid Compact license accepted at time of application) Associate degree in nursing with one year of inpatient hospital experience strongly preferred CPR certification; complete an Oceans-approved behavioral health de-escalation program An understanding and sensitivity to serve culturally diverse and special-needs population Knowledge base of normal physical/emotional development and of psychiatric nursing care Able to travel to other hospital locations as needed
Oceans Healthcare Louisiana Kentwood, MI, USA
Apr 03, 2020
WHY YOU'LL LOVE THIS JOB! Use your RN and leadership skills to positively impact lives and change a community for the better when you join Oceans Healthcare, a national leader in behavioral healthcare services, in our Registered Nurse (RN) position! In this Registered Nurse (RN) role, you will enjoy job autonomy as you guide daily operations and patient care activities. You can be proud to lead and be part of an outstanding team that constantly lifts each other up and applauds individual accomplishments. Your team members will excel under your expert guidance and support, and together, you will make a lasting difference as you advocate for the underserved in your community. Here, your services will be appreciated by patients, and their friends and family who look to you for answers. Your contributions will reverberate beyond the facility, resulting in a better and healthier community for all, and career satisfaction for you.   Make a choice to grow with a company that is invested in your success! Apply today!   Essential Functions: Responsible for development and implementation of Annual Infection Control Plan and Annual Infection Control Program Evaluation based on recommendations from and approval of Infection Control Committee. Reviews, assesses and investigates lab data relative to infection rates, sources, and trends associated with specific objectives outlined in the Infection Control Plan; Formulates plans for corrections related to deficient infection control practices. Performs environmental inspections for adherence to infection control standards of practice. Works with all Department Managers to devise more efficient, reliable and cost effective ways to ensure the integrity of infection control activities and safety of the patients and staff. Responsible for the agenda, minutes, and infection control reports at the Infection Control Committee meetings. Serves as liaison for the Infection Control Committee with hospital committees/departments; Serves as liaison for the public health department in the reporting and follow-up of “Reportable Communicable Disease”. Assists in the planning and presentation of orientation and in-service training programs for hospital staff and physicians. Works collaboratively with Employee Health on preventive actions, screening and monitoring of staff exposures to infectious diseases; Works collaboratively with the certified Infection Control Preventionist to control and prevent infections. Works collaboratively with plant operations to ensure patient and staff safety during construction projects by minimizing potential exposure. Screens new employees for communicable diseases and vaccination status; Conducts surveillance and follow-up of employee exposures to communicable diseases. Conducts TB surveillance program for all employees, volunteers, students, contractors and other personnel. Demonstrates awareness of adherence to legal requirements pertinent to employee health and safety. Maintains summaries and written reports required for employee illness/injury reporting; Trends employee illness/injuries to identify safety and health issues Manages situations in a reduced risk manner; functions within their scope of practice. Offers health promotion advice and educational materials. Plans, implements and conducts vaccination programs as directed by OSHA, CDC and other regulatory agencies. Provides initial assessment of employee injuries and refers as appropriate. Refers applicants with identifiable limitations and/or health risks to appropriate resources. Performs other related duties as required Educational/Experience Requirements: Education: Associate Degree, Bachelor Degree or Diploma in nursing. Experience: One year of recent experience in a clinical setting. Two years’ experience in Employee Health and/or Infection Control activities in a Behavioral Health hospital setting preferred. Required Licenses and Certifications: Valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse in state of practice. BLS - Basic Life Support Certification - issued by AHA-American Heart Association Qualifications/Skills: Must be able to read and write. Good communication skill needed. Courtesy, adaptability, strong writing skills and medical terminology preferred. CPR certified. An Oceans Healthcare approved behavioral health de-escalation program
Oceans Healthcare Louisiana Kentwood, MI, USA
Apr 03, 2020
The Community Liaison (CL) is responsible for implementing the daily duties within the Community Education Plan that will provide for the establishment and maintenance of long-term community relationships with referral sources, resulting in increased utilization of hospital services.  All duties to be done in accordance with Joint Commission, Federal and State regulations, Oceans' Mission, policies and procedures and Performance Improvement Standards. Builds relationships with community professionals to generate referrals to Adult and/or Geriatric Psychiatry Unit Program. Performs mobile assessments. Makes 1:1 contact with community professionals. Initiates strategies to generate referrals to Adult and/or Geriatric Psychiatry Unit and educates health care facilities and members in the community and rural areas. Promotes specialty clinics in the community to highlight Adult and/or Geriatric Psychiatry Unit's program and services. Assists the Director in the planning and implementation of education strategies. Assists in maintaining monthly reports for department (e.g. Contact Lists, Reference Logs, Newsletters, Fax Outs, Follow-up Calls, Physician Expense Reports, etc.). Analyzes marketing data to develop strategies. Reports to team members information affecting community education efforts. Performs any other duties and projects as assigned. Minimum of two (2) years experience in marketing or advertising, preferably in a medical or hospital environment.  Graduate of an accredited College or university with a bachelor's degree in either marketing, mass communications, business administration or equivalent experience preferred.   Knowledge of hospital operations and psychiatric programs preferred. Strict adherence to all corporate compliance policies.  Passes age/disability/cultural sensitivity skills test, probationary and annual monitor.  Demonstrates knowledge of growth and development.  Communicates in age/disability/culturally sensitive manner to patients, patient's families and referral sources.  Must successfully complete CPR certification and an Oceans approved behavioral health de-escalation program. Subject to many interruptions.  Occasional pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries.  This position can be high paced and stressful; must be able to cope mentally and physically to atmosphere.  This person might sometimes experience disagreeable odors, sights and/or unpredictable patient behavior.  Work requires spending approximately 85% or more of the time inside a building, which offers protection.
Oceans Healthcare Louisiana Hammond, IN, USA
Apr 03, 2020
WHY YOU'LL LOVE BEING A MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN AT OCEANS HEALTHCARE! Have an impact on patients that echoes through the community Become part of a high growth company with a family-like atmosphere Perform meaningful work that helps your patients achieve the best possible quality of life Learn useful skills that open the door to career growth and new opportunities Work with helpful and hands-on leaders who always have your back Competitive compensation and benefits MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN RESPONSIBILITIES Provide mental health services to patients who struggle with a variety of behavioral problems Collaborate with doctors and nurses to carry out treatment plans for patients Perform assigned patient care activities safely and professionally Brag about team members who do something extraordinary (don’t worry, they will always return the favor) MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN QUALIFICATIONS High school graduate or equivalent preferred 6+ months of prior patient care experience or CNA certification Ability to read, write and follow verbal and written instruction Skilled in or able to learn about working with various age-, disability- and cultural-specific populations
Oceans Healthcare Louisiana Lake Charles, LA, USA
Apr 03, 2020
The Utilization Manager is responsible for management of all utilization review/case management activities for the facility’s inpatient, partial hospitalization, and outpatient programs.  . Conducts concurrent reviews of all medical records to ensure criteria for admission and continued stay are met and documented, and to ensure timely discharge planning.  Coordinates information between third party payers and medical/clinical  staff members.  Interacts with members of the medical/clinical team to provide a flow of communication and a medical record which documents and supports level and intensity of service rendered.  All duties to be done in accordance with Joint Commission, Federal and State regulations, Oceans' Mission, policies and procedures and Performance Improvement Standards. Conducts review of inpatient records as outlined in the Utilization Review/Case Management plan to: Determine appropriateness and clinical necessity of admissions, continued stay, and, and discharge; Determine timeliness of assessments and evaluations; i.e. H&Ps, psychiatric evaluation, CIA formulation, and discharge summaries; and Identify any under-, over-, and/or inefficient use of services or resources. Verifies that the pre-certification is completed within the designated time requirement as established by the payer – ensuring that the authorization identifier is entered in the electronic medical records UR Tracking module. Facilitates the Quarterly UM Committee and reports findings to appropriate disciplines and/or committees; notifies appropriate staff members of any deficiencies noted so corrective actions can be taken in a timely manner. Coordinates flow of communication between physicians/staff and third-party payers concerning reimbursement prerequisites; conducts concurrent reviews and follows through with documentation requests from third party payers; maintains abstract in the electronic medical record UR tracking module with updates provided to third party payers. Actively participates in status meetings daily and weekly treatment team. Manages clinical denials by: Documents denial in the electronic medical record Denial Management module Notifies physicians/staff/ of denial initiates and completes appeals process for denials Coordinates  with the financial counselor notification of the denial to the patient follow-up with payer on appeal until resolution or exhausted all efforts. Conducts special retrospective studies/audits when need is determined by UM Committee. Actively participates in weekly UM Management meetings and monthly AR Review calls. Performs other duties and projects as assigned. Bachelor's degree in social services field required with RN or LPN license preferred.  At least two years psychiatric/chemical dependency experience with good working psychiatric/medical knowledge. Must have excellent assertive communication skills and leadership skills. Knowledge and in-depth understanding of CD/psych treatment and discharge planning process.  Must have good writing and composition skills.  Must have good understanding of regulatory and fiscal reimbursement and utilization review as a primary component of patient care.  Must demonstrate strong patient advocacy skills.  Must be able to organize and prioritize high volume workload.  Must be able to analyze and utilize data and systems to provide individualized quality treatment in a cost-effective manner.  Must be able to function with minimal supervision.  Therapeutic Intervention De-escalation Education required.  Must have ability to maintain overall good work attitude and interact cooperatively and professionally with other staff members and third party payers to achieve mutually beneficial outcome.  Must possess basic competency in age/disability/cultural diversity needs of patients served and ability to relate to patients in a manner sensitive to those needs.  Must successfully complete CPR certification and an Oceans approved behavioral health de-escalation program. Subject to many interruptions.  Occasional pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries.  This position can be high paced and stressful; must be able to cope mentally and physically to atmosphere.  Work requires spending approximately 90% or more of the time inside a building that offers protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.