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Director of Admissions

Company: Northeast Healthcare Recruitment, Inc.
Location: Falmouth
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Family Practice/Primary Care opening in Falmouth, Massachusetts. This and other rn jobs brought to you by NursingJobCafe.com

The Director of Admissions is responsible for
24/7 management of the Patient Access Department. Creates, implements, and
analyzes essential functions of Patient Access to ensure that maximum census is
attained in each program. The Director provides training and support for
the day-to-day operations of the Patient Access Department to ensure
appropriate and timely admission to substance use disorder and mental health
treatment programs. This position will oversee workflow studies to
evaluate the effectiveness of existing processes and make recommendations to
improve productivity. The Director of Patient Access will develop and
maintain constructive relationships with referral parties, managed care
organizations, and the community to maximize admissions to Gosnold
programs. The Director will be responsible for working collaboratively with the
Marketing Department to source, develop and maintain community relationships with all referral agencies. The Director of Patient Access will establish and track referral satisfaction survey indicators and make changes accordingly. Responsibilities include evaluating staff and staffing levels, hiring,
supervision, monitoring of departmental policies, and assisting with the daily
operations of admitting patients to all services. This role is
responsible for the strategic management and oversight of referrals,
pre-authorization, census management, and admissions. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: YesMINIMUM KNOWLEDGE,
Experience, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:The requirements
listed below represent the knowledge, skills, and abilities
required to perform the job.
Education: A Bachelor's in Nursing Degree preferred. . A
LICSW, LMHC considered. (Five (5) years in management, coordinating, or
supervisory role in a complex admission setting may be substituted for the educational requirement.)

Experience: A
minimum of five (5) years of experience with all aspects of an admission
setting: assessing appropriateness for admission (according to criteria
for levels of care for substance use disorder and mental health
programs); patient and family customer service; hiring, training,
supervision, and termination of staff. Five (5) years of experience in
administrative solid leadership and expertise. Knowledge of
psychiatric hospital level of care criteria, ability to assess patient
understanding, Medical, SUD, and Behavioral Health.














Skills: Proficient
with electronic health records, other electronic management systems,
data/analytic systems, payer systems, etc. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products,
Certificates,
Licenses, and Registrations: BSN, LICSW or LMHC

Keywords: Northeast Healthcare Recruitment, Inc., New Bedford , Director of Admissions, Executive , Falmouth, Massachusetts

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