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Admissions Coordinator (MSW, LMSW) - Inpatient Behavioral Health

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St. Vincent's Medical Center


Westport, CT

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Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 8
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Every Saturday - 8 hour shift. Schedule is somewhat flexible to start between 7:00 am - 9:00 am depending on candidate preference.

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Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport has more than 3,200 employees. It includes a 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and special needs services for adults and children. St. Vincent’s is the first hospital in Fairfield County to be integrated into the Hartford HealthCare network, and is the system’s second-largest hospital.

Job Summary:

Conducts Interviews and assessments for potential admissions


  • Provides admissions and intake services to patients and potential patients.
  • Responds to telephone inquiries from persons seeking mental health care or information about mental
  • health-related services.
  • Admits patients to the hospital and registers outpatients with appropriate physician orders.
  • Documents calls and related admission information.
  • Identifies insurance information and obtains precertification and authorization for care.
  • Provides management and oversight to the admissions process in the absence of the Admissions Supervisor.
  • Reviews all paperwork accompanying patients to ensure adherence with hospital and regulatory policies.
  • Maintain record for monthly quality data submission such as referrals and discharges.
  • Supports clinical team as back up for group therapy or crisis intervention.


  • Master Degree in a mental health related field required.
  • Connecticut licensure in LCSW, LMFT, LPC, LADC, or Psychologist preferred
  • Two years related experience in behavioral health, particularly inpatient, required (internship experiences applicable)
  • Experience in completing assessments in an emergency department or other acute setting desirable

We take great care of careers.

Hartford Healthcare provides eligible employees with an extensive benefits package and all the benefits of working with a top notch organization:

  • Medical and dental benefits
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Generous paid time off with accrual starting on the date of hire
  • Additional voluntary benefits as well as employee discount programs

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

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