One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
River Oaks Hospital, located in metropolitan New Orleans, Louisiana, is a private psychiatric facility for adults, adolescents and children. Since 1970, River Oaks has established a tradition of excellence in the treatment of acute psychiatric illness, dual diagnosis, alcohol and drug detoxification, trauma based disorders, compulsive behaviors, and eating disorders, River Oaks has provided quality treatment to service individuals suffering from mental illness, and/or addictive disorders. Situated on a 14 acre campus, services are available at all levels of care (inpatient, day or partial hospitalization, outpatient, and intensive outpatient).
River Oaks Hospital is seeking a dynamic and talented Admissions and Referral/ Intake Counselor. Key responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Provides initial assessment and counseling of walk-in clients/ patients, by phone, scheduled admits, reviews ER faxes for placement and completing insurance precertification;
Responds to each person/family in a timely manner with appropriate clinical intervention and judgment, provides immediate information and emotional support according to need and within departmental policy, provides additional evaluation/consultation as deemed necessary (i.e. psychiatric assessment);
Ensures smooth transition of admission process to alleviate anxieties in discussing treatment, financial responsibility, etc.;
Adheres to policies and procedures as needed, utilizing all components required of admissions and referral services;
Observes confidentiality and safeguards all patient and employee related information.