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Admissions Specialist / Counselor Weekend Days

Company: Vermilion Behavioral Health
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

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 patients.
  • Respond to inquiries about the facility within facility policy timeframes.
  • 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 admissions.
  • Coordinate admission and transfer between levels of care within the facility.
  • 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 treatment team.
  • 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.

Keywords: Vermilion Behavioral Health, Lafayette , Admissions Specialist / Counselor Weekend Days, Other , Lafayette, Louisiana

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