Wilkes-Barre Behav Hosp
Location KINGSTON, PA (Wilkes-Barre Behav Hosp)
Field Finance and Accounting
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.
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