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Acadia Healthcare Admissions Counselor - FT - Night Shift - Behavioral Healthcare in Wesley Chapel, Florida


Come join our team as a Admissions Counselor, at North Tampa Behavioral Health! If you are passionate and dedicated to making a difference in the lives of those in need through compassionate therapeutic practices, this position is right for you!

North Tampa Behavioral Health is the leading treatment program for individuals suffering with mental health & substance abuse issues. Our expert staff restore hope and provide lasting recovery to adults in the greater Tampa area, through holistic care and comprehensive inpatient & outpatient programs, including a separate inpatient program for senior adults. Our inpatient program also features specialized tracks for co-occurring disorders and chemical dependency. North Tampa Behavioral Health is conveniently located less the 20 miles from downtown Tampa, Florida, in beautiful Wesley Chapel, right off I-75 on SR-56. Our employees describe working at North Tampa Behavioral Health as “being part of a family”, “ability to make a real difference in a person’s life”, “warm and welcoming”, “providing service to those in need”. Our employees feel they make a difference in each patient they treat. Learn more at

We currently have an opening for a Full time, Night Shift (7 p.m.-7:30 a.m.), Admissions Counselor, to join our team of caring professionals.

Purpose of position: Clinical professional responsible for facilitating admissions, clinical intake assessments and utilization review processes to assure continuity for the most appropriate level of care for patients and their benefit/resources utilization. Provide accurate and ongoing assessment of patient’s status in the admission and utilization process. Schedule/complete pre-admission assessments and communicate recommendations to patient or their family. Perform ongoing assessments of physical/function, emotional, social, spiritual and financial needs patients and implements crisis intervention and referral.

At North Tampa Behavioral Health, we offer competitive compensation, benefits and regular opportunities for development and advancement.

Job Requirements:

Education: Master's degree in Therapeutic Counseling, Social Work, Behavioral Science or other recognized therapeutic field, from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Three (3) plus years of mental/behavioral health experience working with individuals in a clinical or observational capacity, preferably within the area of specialty for the facility. Experience in the managed care pre-certification process, level of care assessments and utilization.

Licensures/Certification: Current Florida Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) licensure or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) licensure, current CPR certification and Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) certification (will provide training for CPI), required.




  • Masters or better in Social Work

  • Masters or better in Counseling

Licenses & Certifications


  • Lic Clin Social Wkr

  • Lic Mental Health Cnslr



  • 3 years: Managed care pre-certification process, level of care assessments and utilization.

  • 3 years: Mental/behavioral health experience working with individuals in a clinical or observational capacity, preferably within the area of specialty for the facility.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)