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Admissions Coordinator

Company: Northlake Behavioral Health System
Location: Mandeville
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Northlake Behavioral Health System - Position Summary: The Admissions Coordinator screens patient referral information received from emergency rooms and other community partners for appropriateness for admission. Accepts and denies referral packets for final review/approval by admitting physician. This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions: scheduling the staff, reports, training, monitoring and evaliation of employees performance.
Education: Bachelor/Associate Degree in nursing, - at least 2 years of experience of working with the population served preferred. Must have basic knowledge of medical terminology and diagnostic related procedures. -
H.S. Diploma or GED and a minimum of three (2) years working with psychiatric or emotionally disturbed youth or adults may be substituted for BS/Asociate degree.
Competency: Position and Age-Related
Licensure/Certification: - RN, LPN, CPR/CPI certification
Work Demands/Environment:
Ability to stoop, lift, finger - for example pick, pinch, or type and grasp, ability to clearly and concisely express and exchange ideas via spoken word conveying detailed information to others accurately and on occasion quickly. Ability to perceive the nature of sounds with no less than a 40 db loss @ Hz, 1000 Hz and 2000 Hz with or without correction; ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make fine discrimination in sound. Exerting up to 10 to 1 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Ability to inspect and analyze figures, accounting items, written materials, newsprint, computer terminal characters, transcription and other similar objects at distances generally close to the eyes. This is a minimum standard based on the criteria of accuracy and neatness of work. The worker is subject to inside environmental conditions: Protection from weather conditions -but not necessarily from temperature changes. Although inside work is the rule, it is required that the individual can travel.

Keywords: Northlake Behavioral Health System, New Orleans , Admissions Coordinator, Other , Mandeville, Louisiana

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