Admissions Manager Salary
Median pay for Admissions Managers in the United States is around $48K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. The vast majority of Admissions Managers (84 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Most Admissions Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
|Salary||$35,839 - $73,143|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $10,000|
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|$35,624 - $76,543|
|Hourly Rate||$14.68 - $39.16|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $10,000|
|Total Pay (||$35,624 - $76,543|
Job Description for Admissions Manager
Admissions managers oversee the admissions nurses of a hospital or other medical facility to ensure that patients are admitted in accordance with organizational policies and procedures. They often serve as the direct contact for the patients' families and/or guardians. The manager's goal is to work closely with facility staff to guarantee efficient admission and transfer processes. They also serve as liaisons between hospitals and facilities in the event of transfer.Read More...
Day-to-day job duties for admissions managers include implementation of department policies and procedures, enforcement of those policies, and administrative support and decision-making regarding the intake of new patients and transfers. They are also in charge of organizing and dictating charts, records, and files, as well as handling inquiry calls from clients, hospitals, and families. Additionally, admissions nurses make appointments for tours of facilities and services, distribute and compile admissions forms, maintain a wide knowledge of state and federal regulations, and inform housekeeping and other staff of facility and patient care need. Other duties include addressing the special needs of each patient and properly communicating them to staff, as well as overseeing and recording information related to all discharges and inquires. Work hours for admissions managers vary depending on the needs of the facility, but these duties are typically performed full time during regular business hours.
Requirements for admission manager positions include a current registered nurse certification as mandated by the state in which they work, as well as two or more years of clinical healthcare experience. Admissions manager should also have an advanced knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, and health insurance policies and procedures. They should also be proficient with basic computer programs such as the Microsoft Office suite, and additional certifications and degrees in pertinent medical fields and administrative roles are preferred, but typically not required.
Admissions Manager Tasks
- Oversee recruitment or admission of candidates in line with institution's objectives.
- Dispense admissions marketing materials and documents to appropriate venues.
- Provide case management services.
- Make certain all admission policies and regulations of the institution are adhered to.
Pay by Experience Level for Admissions Manager
Pay by Experience for an Admissions Manager has a negative trend. An entry-level Admissions Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 63 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Admissions Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Admissions Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 17 salaries. An Admissions Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 7 salaries.
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