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Admissions Specialist

Company: Cedar Crest Hospital and Residential Treatment Cen
Location: Belton
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Admissions Specialist - RN or LMSW, LCSW, LPC, LPC-A, LMFT, LMFT-A including SIGN ON BONUS - Belton, TXCedar Crest Hospital is looking -for a Admissions Specialist - RN or LMSW,LCSW,LPC,LPC-I, LMFT. - May also be an RN.
Clinical professional responsible for inquiries, assessments and admissions to facility.

  • 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.


    • Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.


      • Master's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or Human Services field required.
      • Minimum one year experience working with individuals in a clinical or observational capacity, preferably within the area of specialty for the hiring facility.


        • Licensure, as required for the area of clinical specialty, i.e -LMSW,LCSW,LPC,LPC-I, LMFT or RN.

          • CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).
          • First aid may be required based on state or facility.


Keywords: Cedar Crest Hospital and Residential Treatment Cen, Killeen , Admissions Specialist , Healthcare , Belton, Texas

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