Wellpath Admissions and Discharge Coordinator in Bridgewater, Massachusetts
Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people – our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to “Always Do The Right Thing!”
About this role
The Admissions and Discharge Coordinator receives, reviews, and organizes all referrals, associated documents, and communication for admission to the hospital. The Admissions and Discharge Coordinator is responsible for the actual admission and discharge process as well as the ongoing communication with community referral sources up until admission.
What you bring to the table
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration preferred.
- Three (3) years of admissions and discharge experience required, two of which must be in a psychiatric setting.
- None required.
What you will do
Coordinates admission process. Communicates with receiving facilities and works with them to obtain the necessary admission information on referrals. Has detailed knowledge of the hospital criteria and legal aspects of admissions; communicates and assists the physicians on obtaining needed information on admissions.
Thoroughly reviews all referrals and works directly with the Clinical Director to set-up admissions. Maintains communication with the regional districts and keeps a tracking list of patients being referred for admission.
Organizes all admission paperwork as received. Provides comprehensive reporting on admission activity to Administration.
Welcomes, provides initial overview of the hospital, and performs the initial admission paperwork for new patients when they arrive. Sets up the new charts.
Demonstrates understanding of risk management, infection control, precautions, fire and disaster procedures, abuse reporting.
Keeps track of occupancy and vacancies in the hospital. Provides reports to districts on which patients they have in the hospital. Keeps track of discharges and reconciles bed count.
Perform other duties as required.
Our investment in you
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan options
Time off & leave benefits
Perks and discounts
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Facility Bridgewater State Hospital
Shift Day 8 hour
Recruiter Colleen Rosas
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