Admissions Intake Specialist (Full Time / 4p-12:30a)

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  • Wilkes-Barre Behav Hosp Wilkes-Barre Behav Hosp

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  • Full Time

Job Description

First Hospital is Northeastern Pennsylvania’s only private psychiatric hospital, providing inpatient psychiatric treatment for children, adolescents and adults. Accredited by The Joint Commission, we are at the center of an integrated mental health delivery system that includes CHOICES, an outpatient program that offers professional addiction treatment services to adolescents and adults; and Community Counseling Services, an outpatient program for those in need of psychiatric care. First Hospital’s 150-bed facility provides an environment conducive to recovery and healing. Personal attention is integral to our treatment philosophy which combines a team of experienced professionals with compassionate and respectful care. For more information, visit www.commonwealthhealth.net.

This position is based out of First Hospital in Kingston

The Admissions Intake Specialist accepts calls for the request of clinical services and attempts to satisfy the needs of the client working closely with referral sources and our medical staff for review.  This person is also responsible for the timely and accurate processing of admissions including demographics, insurance, authorizations and signatures on required forms and consents.

Education Requirements:  Must have high school diploma (or equivalent).  Direct patient care experience within a medical/mental health facility preferred. Continuing education/degree in a health related field a plus.

Required skills/ abilities:

  • Must be computer literate with data entry proficiency
  • Demonstrates verbal and written communication skills and the ability to express ideas in a clear, concise and legible form
  • Ability to exercise good judgement and make independent decisions, when necessary
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast pace environment with organization and time management
  • Ability to interface with all disciplines


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