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Admissions Assistant

Company: Riverview Behavioral Health
Location: Texarkana
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Riverview Behavioral Health searching for an Admissions Assistant to join our team! Riverview is the premier psychiatric center in Texarkana, Arkansas, where children, adolescents, and adults can receive comprehensive inpatient help for the mental health challenges that have disrupted their lives. We are a 62-bed psychiatric hospital that is dedicated to providing high-quality care for adults, geriatrics, and adolescents (ages 11-17) who are suffering from behavioral health and chemical dependency issues. Riverview Behavioral Health is part of the Acadia Healthcare system, a provider of addiction, behavioral and mental health treatment facilities in the United States and Puerto Rico. BENEFITS: Riverview Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive package of benefits. Current benefits include:

  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan
  • Excellent training program
  • Professional growth opportunity that is second to none in the industry. Join a team with defined career paths and a national family of hospitals and facilities as part of the Acadia Healthcare family PURPOSE STATEMENT: Responsible for the admission and registration of incoming patients. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    • Review prospective admissions against approved admission criteria, policies and procedures.
    • Efficient and accurate completion of the admission process of patients and the timely distribution of the paperwork necessary to notify staff of the arrival/transfer of each patient.
    • Greet and search new patients and those transporting them upon arrival and answer questions.
    • Complete paperwork necessary to admit patient to the assigned program and explain forms prior to patient signing, notify clinical lead of patient's arrival and escort the patient and documentation to appropriate location within the facility.
    • Ensure that all required patient information is received, processed and necessary appointments are made with the proper behavioral or medical health personnel.
    • Responsible for clerical duties such as managing paperwork, handling data entry, engaging with insurance companies over claims and answering phones. OTHER FUNCTIONS:
      • Perform other functions and tasks as assigned. SCHEDULE:
        • Full-Time Days (7a-7p) with rotating weekends EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
          • High school diploma or equivalent. One year experience in healthcare preferred. LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:
            • CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).
            • First aid may be required based on state or facility.

Keywords: Riverview Behavioral Health, Shreveport , Admissions Assistant, Other , Texarkana, Louisiana

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