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Admissions Consultant - PRN weekday 6p-10p; wknd availability

Universal Health Services

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  • Behavioral Health
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Per Diem
  • Rehabilitation
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Admissions Consultant - PRN weekday 6p-10p; wknd availability

Job Code:  228321
Facility: Wekiva Springs Treatment Center
Location: JACKSONVILLE, FL US Southeast
Region: Southeast
Travel Involved: 0-10%
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Level:  Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Education Required: Master's Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health, Therapy
Category: Allied Health,Healthcare - Rehabilitation,Professionals
FTE: .01
Position Summary:

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care 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 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

Wekiva Springs Center is a 120-bed acute behavioral health hospital providing quality care for older adults, chemical dependency/substance abuse, and mental health inpatient and outpatient services.  We offer care in a gender-specific program for men and women. We are conveniently located near I-95 and J Turner Butler in Southside area. Duties for an Admissions Clinician includes the following:  

Communicates the programming to the potential patient and their family members or loved ones. 

Conducts an assessment to determine appropriate level of care.

Obtain doctor's orders for the patients. 

Understands how to interpret benefit sheets and communicates benefit information to patients and families.

Reviews patient with accepting MD to determine level of care.

Obtains information on transfers and initiates transfer process (sending and receiving).

Verbally demonstrates an understanding of EMTALA rules and regulations.

Notifies unit of admission.

Pre-certifies patient with insurance company and documents authorization information on the 1371.

Demonstrates understanding of the sign in process and responsibilities.

Inputs patient data and assigns patient intake/admit number from MS4 system.

Notifies the appropriate facility management of any potential problems related to admission, payment or patient/staff incident.

Places wristbands on patients with patient name and MD for patients admitted through the lobby.

Copies insurance ID card and patient ID or Drivers License, where appropriate.

Obtains releases of information

Updates bed board

Prints face sheets and labels

Initiates follow-up calls

Logs assessment data into HMS

Admits/discharges/transfers patients in HMS

Maintains refrigeration log

Completes wellness checks

Completes High Alerts for acute issues

Completes Hospital's Census report

Completes incident reports when needed


The following are the job requirements for the Admissions Consultant position:

1) Must have a Master's Degree in Psychology or a related field

2) Must have at least 1 year experience with Intake or Evaluation/Assessment in a Behavioral Health Setting

3) Must have excellent people skills

4) Proficient with Microsoft Office

5) Must be able to manuever throughout the building

6) Able to effectively communicate with doctors, referral agencies, patients, and family members in person and on the telephone.

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.

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