Director, Admissions

Austin, TX, USA | Deloitte Consulting

  • Industry:
    Management Consulting
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    Operations / Production
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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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.


AUSTIN OAKS HOSPITAL is currently hiring a Director of Admissions and Intake. The Director will be responsible for the Assessment and Referral activities at the facility. As a clinician, this position provides direction to a staff of Assessment & Referral Counselors in the provision of psychiatric assessment services, including clinical evaluations, crisis intervention, and referrals. This position interfaces closely with the medical staff, fellow department heads and administration, treatment team/external case managers/managed care organizations, functions as a liaison with other hospital intake departments.


AUSTIN OAKS HOSPITAL provides acute inpatient psychiatric services for Adults, Adolescents, and Children. Austin Oaks Hospital is located in South Austin and offers competitive wages, paid time off, extended leave, 401k, cafeteria and on-site parking.


QUALIFICATIONS:


SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:



  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Ability to prioritize.

  • Demonstrated understanding of funding entities.

  • Basic understanding of computers.

  • Able to work flexible hours.

  • Able to supervise staff and provide advice as needed.

  • Able to evaluate staff against the criteria in their job descriptions.


EDUCATION:


Required:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in nursing, social work, mental health or related field; Master's degree preferred.


Licensure: R.N., L.M.S.W., LPC or applicable license.


EXPERIENCE


Required:    A minimum of two (2) years of clinical experience in a psychiatric or mental health setting; one (1) year leadership experience managing a related function, preferred. Five years clinical experience in a behavirol health setting preferrably in Admissions.


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