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Cumberland Heights

Admissions Specialist

Cumberland Heights


Job Summary


The Admissions Specialist is responsible for assisting patients and their families through the various stages of the admissions process.  This position evaluates referrals in terms of appropriateness for services offered by Cumberland Heights.  This position also counsels with the client on the recommendations, cost, and probable efficacy and duration of treatment services. The Admissions Specialist operates under the clinical supervision of a LADAC or other appropriate licensure.

Job Responsibilities

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include some or all of the following:

  • Screens inquiry calls and conducts face-to-face chemical dependency assessments to determine appropriateness for admission, consulting with a clinical supervisor as needed.
  • Communicates clearly to each prospective client their treatment options and their probable financial responsibility.
  • Meets scheduled appointments in a timely and professional manner.
  • Determines probable efficacy of treatment programs offered by Cumberland Heights as they relate to each potential patient and makes alternate recommendations as indicated; consulting with a clinical supervisor as needed.
  • Communicates and cooperates with other admissions staff, benefits verification, clinical staff, medical staff, and UR personnel.
  • Provides timely and complete documentation of the admissions process.
  • Performs CPR and First Aid as needed.
  • Documents pertinent clinical information into the electronic patient record.
  • Ensures that a welcoming, safe, and healing environment is maintained for each patient and family throughout the continuum of care.
  • Recommends ways to improve the quality and delivery of services.
  • Maintains confidentiality of company and patient information.
  • Reacts productively to change.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.





An ideal candidate is an independent and curious self-starter with a demonstrated ability to produce high quality work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment, along with a high tolerance for ambiguity and a bias toward action.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor’s degree or CPRS with one year of behavioral healthcare experience required; Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field and active pursuit of LADAC preferred.

Additional Information


Medical, Dental, Vision, life, STD, LTD insurance



How to Apply

Apply on our job board via the website.


  • Date Posted: April 17, 2023
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Clinician
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)