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Admission Associate (Overnight) - (30143)

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Admission Associate (Overnight) - (30143)

Facility Name
Summit Oaks Hospital
SUMMIT, NJ 07901 US (Primary)
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Job Description

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiary acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 81,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

Summit Oaks Hospital, a 126 bed, private acute care hospital and chemical dependency treatment center, located in suburban Summit, NJ, fully accredited (by the Joint Commission), has been providing quality health care to adult, child and adolescent northeastern USA residents since 1902. The Hospital has been recognized in U.S. News & World Report, as one of the nation's best behavioral health hospitals.

The Admission Associate will assist the Director/Supervisors by providing the highest level of customer service and support to referral agencies and internal Departments to facilitate access to treatment. Duties shall include, but not limited to, providing supportive contact with patients and families; Responsible for accurate and timely documentation; Coordinating with referral agencies in facilitating step down/direct transfers admissions to both our inpatient and/or outpatient continuum of care;  Providing excellent communication skills in fielding inquiry calls and/or referral information; Completing the clerical process for inpatient and outpatient admissions by obtaining signatures on forms, admitting into MS4, and escorting patients to the unit.  Additionally assists with the safety checks, the wanding and securing of belongings, and Q-15. Provides a smooth entry into the facility by assisting with the admission process.

Job Requirements

EducationB.A./B.S. in health related field. CPR and First Aid certification required.

Experience:  Two years of psychiatric experience, preferably in an inpatient setting.

Additional Requirements: A working knowledge of the DSM-V and the Mental Status Exam. Working knowledge of the Addiction and Recovery field.  Ability to organize work. Excellent communication skills required.  Previous experience in the use of computers required. Ability to use addressograph, embosser, copier and fax machines.

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