Director of Admissions
The Director of Admissions directs the admissions process for
patients coming to the hospital for both inpatient and outpatient
services. This includes creating and implementing new best
practices for more efficient admission procedures. The Director of
Admissions will also have a role in promoting the hospital and
developing and maintain strategies to generate revenue and maintain
Work Schedule: Full Time, Exempt
Location: Community Hospital
Here are the primary duties of the Director of Admissions
Develops admissions organizational strategies by contributing
information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking
and direction; establishing functional admissions objectives in
line with organizational objectives.
Establishes admissions operational strategies by evaluating trends;
establishing critical measurements; determining production,
productivity, quality, and patient-service strategies; designing
systems; accumulating resources; resolving problems; implementing
Develops admissions financial strategies by estimating,
forecasting, and anticipating requirements, trends, and variances;
aligning monetary resources; developing action plans; measuring and
analyzing results; initiating corrective actions; minimizing the
impact of variances.
Maximizes revenues by identifying short-term and long-range
patient-pay and third-party reimbursement issues that must be
addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to
administrative deliberations; recommending options and courses of
actions to Chief Financial Officer; implementing directives.
Enhances patient care delivery system by fostering admissions
function interface with the nursing and professional staff, the
emergency room, maternity, out-patient clinic registration,
outpatient surgery, and other special care units; developing and
implementing bed reservations, financial, reimbursement, and other
Identifies current and future patient admissions requirements by
establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients
and others in a position to understand service requirements.
Serves and protects the hospital community by ensuring adherence to
professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal,
state, and local requirements, and Joint Commission on
Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) standards.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending
educational workshops; reviewing professional publications;
establishing personal networks; maintaining personal rapport with
potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to
understand current and future service requirements; benchmarking
state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional
Accomplishes the hospitals goals by accepting ownership for
accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities
to add value to job accomplishments.
This position's pay range is: $40.00 - $48.00 per hour,
depending on education and experience.
Discretionary bonuses, relocation expenses, merit increases,
market adjustments, recognition bonuses and other forms of
discretionary compensation may be paid to eligible employees based
upon organizational and individual performance.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelors degree in Health Services, Healthcare Administration,
Business Administration, or related field, and three (3) to five
(5) years of experience in hospital admissions, and at least two
(2) years in a leadership position; OR equivalent combination of
education and experience.
Masters Degree is preferred. Experience working in an Electronic
Medical Records (EMR) System is required.
Employees are eligible to participate in an attractive benefits
package including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, education
assistance, 403(b) with employer matching, and more. Eligibility is
based on employment status. Details regarding specific benefit you
may be eligible for will be discussed during the hiring
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