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INTAKE COUNSELOR - (21645)

Universal Health Services


Location:
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC
Date:
02/23/2018
2018-02-232018-03-24
Job Code:
21645
Universal Health Services
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INTAKE COUNSELOR - (21645)

Facility Name
Palmetto Lowcountry Behavioral Health
Location
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29405 US (Primary)
Career Area
Nursing
Category
Admissions
Job Description

One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

Palmetto Lowcountry Behavioral Health is seeking a dynamic and energetic PRN Intake Counselor, Nights & Weekends

Palmetto Lowcountry Behavioral Health offers a 108 Bed Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital for Acute Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders. We offer both inpatient and outpatient services. Services are offered for adolescents, adults and seniors.

PRN Intake Counselor, Nights & Weekends - This position is responsible for coordinating admissions for inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and A&D services on weekends and evenings. The Intake Counselor will interact with numerous customers to include members of the community, patients, family members and staff to efficiently and professionally coordinate admissions.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a professional working relationship with referral sources
  • Respond promptly and professionally to inquiries regarding admissions to the hospital
  • Manage occupancy levels and coordinate the date and time of admissions
  • Work with members of the multidisciplinary team communicating information needed to maximize good customer service
  • Coordinate the admissions process including insurance pre-authorization for admission.
  • Schedule and facilitate assessments in the lobby
  • Complete the admission assessment and packet as well as precertification with the payer.
  • Maintain screening and waiting lists
  • Maintain an up-to-date database of medical professionals, mental health contacts, referral sources and community resources
  • Maintain patient confidentiality pursuant to Federal, State and HIPAA regulations

 

This opportunity provides:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401(K) plan with company match and discount stock plan
  • Generous Paid Time Off

 

 

*UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc. UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

Job Requirements

Education: Masters Degree or higher required. Experience working in admissions or a clinical setting preferred.

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