Admissions Specialist / Counselor Weekend Days
Company: Vermilion Behavioral Health
Posted on: January 24, 2023
Admissions Specialist or Admissions Counselor (LPN, RN,
Therapist) BENEFITS:Vermilion Behavioral Health Systems provides a
comprehensive benefits package. Current benefits include:---
Competitive hourly rate with shift differential available---
Medical, dental, and vision insurance--- Acadia Healthcare 401(k)
plan--- Excellent training program--- Professional growth
opportunity that is second to none in the industry. Join a team
with defined career paths and a national family of hospitals and
facilities AVAILABLE SHIFTS AND HOURS:Weekend Days - 7am to
7pm.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Facilitate admissions and assessment processes for incoming
- Respond to inquiries about the facility within facility policy
- Schedule/complete pre-admission assessments and communicate
recommendations to patients or their families.
- Collaborate with other facility medical and psychiatric
personnel to ensure appropriate recommendations and
- Coordinate admission and transfer between levels of care within
- Communicate projected admissions to designated internal
representative in a timely manner.
- Perform insurance benefit verifications, disseminating the
information gathered to patient, their families and other
appropriate facility staff.
- Ensure all medical admission documentation is gathered from
external sources prior to patient admission and secure initial
pre-authorization for treatment and admission.
- Assist individual therapists with concurrent reviews with
insurance companies to secure continued treatment.
- Coordinate and facilitate peer to peer reviews when needed and
collaborate the results of reviews with multi-disciplinary
- Provide accurate and ongoing assessment of patient status in
the admissions process.
- Communicate treatment recommendations to and coordinate with
other treatment teams. We are a smoke and tobacco-free campus.
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