Supervises the inpatient/outpatient admissions functions in accordance with established policy. Supervises bed assignments and the completion of preliminary paperwork for patients entering the hospital. Verifies all insurance benefits assigned to the hospital to determine if insurance coverage meets the standards of admission per hospital policy. Coordinates with medical, nursing and accounting staff to ensure appropriate placement of patients and compliance with third party payers and other regulations. Reviews Admitting Department operations to ensure compliance with all applicable standards.
Associate degree or equivalent training and/or business experience preferred.
Computer knowledge related to hospital mainframe systems, as well as business applications software (i.e. Microsoft Office), with proficiency in compiling, analyzing, and presenting reports.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Three to five years work experience in Admitting or in a supervisory capacity in a medical setting strong preferred
Must be flexible and willing to take call to help with patient volumes and staffing needs
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.