Admissions Coordinator- Registered Nurse (RN) (Evenings)

Universal Health Services (UHS)Universal Health Services (UHS)

Job Description

Universal Health Services, Inc., one of the nation’s largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, our annual revenues were $11.4 billion in 2019. In 2020, UHS was again recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2019, ranked #293 on the Fortune 500; and in 2017, listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 90,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 328 behavioral health facilities, 42 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 37 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.

Newport News Behavioral Health Center:

At Newport News Behavioral Health Center, were always learning, growing, and focused on our effort to provide the highest quality and compassionate care to our patients. If you are interested in a career, dedicated to making a difference in the lives of the patients and families you serve, then Newport News Behavioral Health Center is the place for you! Come join our team! Located in beautiful Newport News, near historic Williamsburg, and Virginia Beach VA. Our extraordinary people are in the right place making a positive difference in the lives of children every day! Newport News Behavioral Health Center offers hope and healing, providing intensive residential and acute treatment, for males and females ages 8-21. The Admissions Coordinator is responsible for coordination of all admissions processes and serves as liaison to referral sources, families, payors, physicians, and hospital personnel involved with each admission. The Admissions Coordinator is responsible for processing of inquiry and referral calls and responds to request for hospital and program information, assessment, and possible admission.  Responsibilities also include verifying insurance, triaging patients, completing assessments, entering calls and admissions in computer and completing all admission paperwork with patient.  The Admissions Coordinator is responsible for effectively communicating with patients, physicians, staff, referral sources and managed care organizations to obtain precertification. This is an exciting opportunity to work in an environment that puts patient care first while also having the opportunity to grown, learn, and advance in your career.



Job Requirements

Excellent communication skills, i.e., verbal and written. Ability to prioritize; work well under periods of high stress and pressure. Ability to multi-task and demonstrate critical thinking skills. Demonstrates an understanding of funding entities. Thorough knowledge of psychiatric services provided by the hospital. Ability to work flexible hours. Requires a basic understanding of computers; and accurate data entry skills. Knowledge of insurance contracts and payors. Knowledge of precertification for inpatient hospitalization. Experience gathering and documenting medical and clinical information to assess and staff appropriately with physician. Ability to triage for medical and psychiatric needs. Working knowledge of DSM-V diagnostic criteria, mental status exam, and addiction and recovery.   Excellent customer service skills as evidenced by supportive and constructive communication with all contacts including coworkers, patients, visitors, families and referral sources.


Education: Master’s Degree in the Clinical/Behavioral Health Field (Counseling, Social Work) or Registered RN

Experience: 1-3 years of experience preferred in psychiatric health care. Working knowledge of DSM-V diagnostic criteria, mental status exam, and addiction and recovery field.


Benefit Highlights:  

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
  • Generous Paid Time Off  


UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.


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