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Deltek Talent Management - ADMISSIONS REP/REGISTRAR - BH - (10595)

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Facility Name
CONWAY, SC 29526 US (Primary)
Career Area
Admissions, Behavioral Health - Support Staff, Registered Nurse (RN)
Job Description

:Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected healthcare management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase healthcare 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. Lighthouse Behavioral Health Hospital (LBHH), a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), is located in Conway, South Carolina., just a few miles north of Myrtle Beach. We provide three levels of care — inpatient acute psychiatric services for children through geriatrics and substance abuse treatment for adults.  Lighthouse is a JCAHO-accredited Hospital .   This position may be filled by a Registered Nurse or Master's educated Therapist.  The individual assess potential patients to determine if they meet criteria for admission to one of our inpatient units.  Assists patients and referral sources with finding other options if inpatient placement with LBHH is not an option.

1. Participate in mandatory orientation and training.

2. Respond to telephone and face-to-face inquiries from persons seeking mental health care or information about mental health-related services.

3. Answer phone promptly; greets callers courteously, showing genuine concern.

4. Identifies presenting problems and needs of callers, scheduling face-to-face clinical assessment when indicated.

5. Refer callers who are not appropriate for Lighthouse’s service to other optimal service provider as necessary, effectively matching callers’ needs and resources with available services.

6. Assess patients upon referrals received or upon face-to-face assessments and convey appropriate information to physicians and accepting units.

7.  Take vital signs on all patients including breathalyzer.

8.  Use metal detector wand on all incoming patients and separate patients immediately from their belongings by locking them in the Assessment room cabinets.

9. Utilize appropriate clinical forms during assessment.

10. Typically conducts thorough assessment within 45 minutes.

11. Communicates with physicians regarding prospective admissions; case presentation to include admission criteria, lab work, medications and diagnosis information obtained from the referral source, patient and family members.

12. Demonstrate awareness of own clinical limitations and seeks out expertise of others when needed.

13. Documentation review shows that forms, notes, and other applicable written information are completed promptly and accurately.

14. Patient admissions, transfers, and unusual occurrences are promptly, clearly, and correctly communicated to all necessary personnel.

15. Documents calls and related information on Pre-Screen, Daily Inquiry Summary, and MS4.

16. Willingly does data entry when assigned. When assigned, complete data entry within 48 hours of initial call and disposition charges.

17. Fills in missing information on forms as gathered.

18. Distributes appropriate forms to unit, U.R., and Business Office.

19. Perform precertification/prior authorization reviews for inpatient services with insurance providers as required, in absence of UR staff (weekends and Holidays) or as necessary.



Job Requirements

Active SC RN license or a Therapist with a Master's Degree in Counseling::

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