ADMISSIONS SPECIALIST

Employer
KidsPeace Childrens Hospital
Location
Orefield, PA
Posted
Aug 02, 2022
Closes
Aug 08, 2022
Ref
240212970
Specialty
Admissions
Position Type
Specialist
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Other
Job Summary
Admission Specialists are responsible for processing all admissions to the KidsPeace Children's Hospital from referral through completed admission.
Job Duties/Essential Functions
- Maintain current understanding and familiarity with requirements for the admission process with Hospital and Residential programs.
- Manage the pre-admission work on all referrals including telephone screenings.
- Assist the referral source and the parent/guardian in choosing KPCH.
- Attend to details of admissions, follow-up as necessary and required.
- Assist the Hospital Admissions Supervisor in maintaining and improving the quality of all aspects of admissions work.
- Maintain awareness of the KidsPeace continuum of services and actively promote the internal transfer and referral of children and families whenever clinically indicated by attending bi-annual training on the continuum and communicating with associates between levels of care and actively seeking opportunities to share information about the continuum with consumers as evidenced by written documentation in the client record
Qualifications (Education, Training and Experiences)
- Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in appropriate discipline preferred with background in psychology, social work, and /or counseling preferred.
- Must be at least 21 years of age.
- Demonstrated understanding of clinical needs of children and adolescents.
- Bilingual Spanish/English preferred
- CPR and First Aid certifications required. Valid Driver's License preferred but not required.
KidsPeace is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workforce diversity.
KidsPeace offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including generous paid time off.

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