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Admissions Manager

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Acadia Healthcare
Physical Address

Lemont, IL 60439
Job Description



Manage the intake, admissions and utilization review process for incoming patients.

Serve as direct contact for the patient families and/or guardians.

Organize, plan and direct work assignments for Admissions staff.

Serve as liaisons between hospitals and facilities in the event of transfer.

Report, analyze and guide activities that influence the work of these departments.

Develop and monitor QI activities of these departments.

Serve as a link between Admissions, Intake and other departments to ensure the efficient transfer of information essential to operations.

Supervise and monitor personnel adherence to established Admissions criteria and ensures that appropriate documentation of approval/denial occurs.

Adhere to established Patient Rights and ensures the Admissions staff comply.

Act as an intermediary on difficult cases, keep leadership team informed of the status of problematic situations.

Process admissions calls, verify insurance and assist with insurance pre-certifications.


Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.


A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field required. Four plus years’ experience in healthcare admissions role, with a minimum of one year of leadership responsibility preferred.


CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).

First aid may be required based on state or facility.




+ Bachelors or better in Psychology

Licenses & Certifications


+ Lic Social Worker

+ Lic Prof Counselor



+ 4 years: Four plus years’ experience in healthcare admissions role.


+ 1 year: Minimum of one year of leadership responsibility preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35©

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