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Admissions Specialist 

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Nights  
Location PA CBHS Mapleton DCBHC  
Open Date 12/21/2017  
Req Number CLI-17-00624  

Devereux's Children Behavioral Health Center is currently seeking a Full-Time, Admission Specialist to work at their Malvern, PA location. The Admission Specialist performs a variety of tasks involving DCBHC admissions processes to include primary external and internal customer contacts, intake processes, data entry and tracking, and performing on-going chart and documentation audits to ensure compliance and payment for services provided.

Hours are: Monday - Friday 5:00pm - 1:00am

Additional Duties include the following, but not limited to:

  1. Serves as the primary source for all formal and informal communication pertaining to patient admissions. Communicates effectively and professionally with referral sources, families, insurance companies and treatment team members. Manages the hospital's admission line throughout his/her entire shift and transfers admissions phone line to next person when shift is complete.
  2. Greets families and visitors to Hospital in a professional, polite and friendly manner while maintaining patient confidentiality.
  3. Maintains accurate data base in ProFiler, MPSRX and Word for census, intakes and authorizations. Generates ID number and enters authorization(s) into system once patient has arrived.
  4. Prepares and processes legal consent forms, bio-psychosocial, QPRT assessments, certificate of need, and any other form pertaining to admission process upon actual admission. Documentation of all performed non-medical treatment services is completed in a timely fashion. Ensures that all documentation is professionally written reflecting scope and intensity of services delivered.
  5. Performs on-going chart audits and admission documentation so that necessary corrections/improvements can be made to ensure compliance and profitability.

Organization Profile

Devereux is a leading nonprofit behavioral health organization that supports many of the most underserved and vulnerable members of our communities. Founded in 1912 by Helena Devereux, we operate a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of individuals and families every year. We help empower children and adults with intellectual, emotional, developmental, and behavioral challenges to lead fulfilling and rewarding lives. Our Philosophy of Care operates under the core principles of Individualized Services; Effective and Accountable Services; and Positive, Behavioral Approaches.

Position Requirements

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in healthcare, psychology, or a related field.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of one year experience in admissions in a healthcare facility. Experience in utilization management/review, nursing or legal/business secretarial work in an active practice may be considered in lieu of admissions experience. Telephonic skills and proficiency in Microsoft- like applications is required.

Physical Requirements: Minimal amounts of walking, sitting, and standing. Repetitive wrist/hand movements with frequent use of computers and office equipment.

Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Job Summary Hours are Monday - Friday 5pm - 1am  
Contact Information Brittany Foster  
About the Organization The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.
EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug testing required. EOE  

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