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Admissions Coordinator

Company: Universal Health Services
Location: Reno
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesThe purpose of the admissions coordinator is to liaise between the facility, referral sources and payors to successfully initiate and complete the admissions process. Incumbents are required to consider eligibility criteria, obtain clinical information regarding the patient, work with payors to understand insurance resources and work with referral sources to ensure logistical needs are fulfilled.Job DutiesThe job duties listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. This is not an all-inclusive list of duties.Creates a welcoming environment for the patient and family.Takes initial inquiries from families and referral sourceCollaborates successfully with referral resources, doctors, social services agencies and other treatment centers.Uses excellent communication skills and practices active listening.Contact insurance companies to initiate pre-authorization process.Review clinical information and presents to the Admissions Director and Medical Director as needed. Ensures photographs are taken when available.Completes the interview process ensuring information is complete and accurate.Completes all required documentation.Answers questions accurately or refers questions to others who can assist.Ensures all consent forms are signed when available.Creates thorough documentation regarding the interchange with the patient.Contacts families for additional information and follow-up on admission processGives tours for prospective clients.Provides clear concise information regarding programs and services.Prepares Admission PacketsProvides timely accurate dataQualificationsEducation: High school diploma or equivalent. Some college coursework in human services, social services, psychology or health care administration preferred. Experience: 3 or more years of experience working in a health care environment. Prior admissions experience preferred.Any combination of education and experience equivalent to these requirements may be considered.EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Reno , Admissions Coordinator, Other , Reno, Nevada

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