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Referral Administrator - (123914)

Universal Health Services
Brentwood, TN 37027
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One of the nations largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the Worlds Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of Americas Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.


Responsible for receiving, recording, disseminating, and tracking of referrals from markets assigned to the KidLink Network. Receives information from referral entities as well as distributes information to KidLink supported facilities and Service Advocates. Maintains the referral database so that cases are appropriately tracked throughout referral process from receipt of referral to admission into network. Works jointly with Service Advocates in communicating with customers and facilities the status of youth referred for admission.

This opportunity provides the following:

  • *UHS is Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan.
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off
Job Requirements



  • Bachelors degree in Human Services field or prior experience working in a residential treatment environment.
  • Proficient in the use of electronic correspondence and word processing.
  • Prior experience working in marketing or referral development for a mental health or healthcare agency, preferred.

Licensure/Certification: None

Supervision Received: Lead Referral Administrator/V.P. Business Development

Supervision Exercised: None

Environmental Conditions: The work environment for this position requires that the employee be able to maintain an office within a facility or at corporate office. The employee may visit or work out of a facility. While performing the duties in facilities the employee may be exposed to clients who may ask inappropriate personal questions, display socially unacceptable behavior, use profanity and sexually explicit phrases. Make insulting remarks or threats regarding appearance, age, sex, or race, exhibit defiance, dishonesty, and assaultive or self destructive behaviors. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions, and may be subject to travel as required by supervisor.

Physical Requirements: Ability to communicate verbally, telephonically and in writing. Push, pull and lift up to 40 pounds. Intermittent sitting, standing, walking, bending and stooping. Extensive use of computer terminal. Drug and alcohol free as evidenced by negative results of post-offer, pre-employment urine drug screen. The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary functions.

Job Classification: Exempt

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The Referral Administrator will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by the Director of Referral Administration.



Responds immediately to service and referral inquiries.


Provides referral process and program information to potential patients, their families and referral sources.


Upon receipt of referral packets/information ensure packets are complete, enter referral in database, generate Referral Information Sheet (RIS) and send referral to appropriate network facilities within one working day of receipt. Send RIS to assigned Service Advocate.


Track each referrals disposition to all network facilities receiving the referral, demonstrating every effort to secure a disposition from the facility within one working day of receipt. Upon receipt of the agency disposition verbally inform the referral source and/or custodian of the acceptance and send a letter of acceptance.


Maintain notes of all contacts involving each referral as well as update status of referral in the referral database and generate reports of those contacts to service advocates as requested.


Assist facilities in obtaining needed information to render a timely disposition


Review flash / admission & discharge report when received from assigned facilities and update database accordingly.


Exhibit for KTS at industry trade shows as needed.


Facilitate the development of and maintain adequate stock of program information and/or be able to generate program information as needed.


Uses written or electronic correspondence to communicate activity related to referrals being processed, admission case management, customer service issues and any other requested or sales related activity.


Maintains and organizes current information of services on computer, and maintains an adequate supply of information to be mailed or otherwise distributed.


Assists when necessary with developing new service information.


Facilitate weekly conference calls with assigned facilities to review their referral status report to obtain updates on status of referrals as well as current census and scheduled admissions and discharges.


Participate in weekly KidLink team conference call to provide updated information on all assigned cases.


Utilize Medik and other systems to reconcile facility entered data with that of the call center.



Represents the organization in a manner that conveys a professional, courteous, caring, and cooperative attitude.


Maintains appropriate confidentiality at all times when interacting with patients, families, visitors, referral sources and all other contacts.


Exhibits and promotes excellent customer relations skills as evidenced by supportive and constructive communication with all contacts including coworkers, patients, visitors, families and referral sources.

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

Posted: 2020-02-12 Expires: 2020-04-02

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