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Admissions Specialist PRN

Company: Acadia Healthcare
Location: New Castle
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

MeadowWood is seeking a positive and energetic Admissions Specialist who will be responsible for greeting new patients, conducting clinical inquiries, assessments and admissions to the facility.
MeadowWood Behavioral Health, a 120 bed treatment center providing services to adults and adolescents on both an inpatient and outpatient basis, is located on Rt. 13 in New Castle, Delaware. COME JOIN OUR TEAM!
Full Covid vaccination is required of all new employees prior to start.
MeadowWood provides a comprehensive package of benefits. Current benefits include:

  • Competitive hourly rate

  • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan

  • Excellent training program


    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Provide accurate and ongoing assessment of patient status in the admissions process.

    • Communicate treatment recommendations to and coordinate with other treatment teams.


      • Attention to Detail: Advanced

      • Problem Solving: Advanced

      • Communication: Advanced


        • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

        • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well


          • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

          • Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals


            • Masters or better in Psychology


              • 1-2 years experience in behavioral health

                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)

Keywords: Acadia Healthcare, Pittsburgh , Admissions Specialist PRN, Other , New Castle, Pennsylvania

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