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Intake Supervisor - Swing (RN, LPC, LPC-A, or LMSW required)

Company: Palms Behavioral Health
Location: Harlingen
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Intake Supervisor - Swing (RN, LPC, LPC-A, or LMSW required) - Palms Behavioral Health - Harlingen, Texas*About the Job:*The Intake Supervisor provides supervisory oversight to the daily operations of patient intake and/or admissions, which may include screening, scheduling, financial counseling, staff supervision, and insurance verification. Assigns responsibilities to assure the orderly admission of patients to the hospital. Maintains communication with referral sources, families, patients, and unit staff. Develops, implements, and monitors improvement initiatives to enhance/streamline current processes and procedures.*Roles and Responsibilities:** Facilitates the intake, admissions, and utilization review process for incoming patients. Completes Intake Screenings with potential patients for admission into hospital programs, utilizing admissions criteria.* Organizes, plans, directs, and supervises work assignments for Admissions staff.* Ensures that appropriate and accurate billing information is available for all admissions and coordinates with Business Office and Utilization Management. Provides insurance verification training to staff.* Serves as liaisons between hospitals and facilities in the event of transfer. When appropriate, refers the patients to an alternate level of care based on their needs and wishes.* Supervises and monitors staff adherence to established Admissions criteria and ensures that appropriate documentation of approval/denial occurs.* Ensures that all related admission documentation is complete and entered timely.* Implements, and monitors improvement initiatives to enhance/streamline current processes and procedures.* Reconciles daily census, verifies insurance, tracks daily admissions, discharges, transfers, and physician coverage/caseloads.* Serves as a link between Admissions and other departments to ensure the efficient transfer of information essential to operations.* Implements new patient access systems and processes for the facility. Trains all direct and indirect staff engaged in daily patient access functions.* Provides the patient, family members, referral sources, significant others with assessment and voluntary/involuntary admission information.* Provides additional coverage for the Admissions team - e.g. answers phones, processes admission requests, completes clinical screenings and Intake Assessments, verifies insurance, and assists with insurance pre-certifications during times of high volume.* Registered Nurse (Associate's or Bachelor's in nursing) or Master's degree in a Counseling, Behavioral Science, Social Work, or related field.* Two or more years' healthcare admissions experience required. Behavioral health field preferred.Why Palms Behavioral Health?Palms Behavioral Health offers a comprehensive benefit plan and a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Qualified candidates should apply by submitting a resume. Palms Behavioral Health is an EOE.Veterans and military spouses are highly encouraged to apply. Summit BHC is dedicated to serving Veterans with specialized programming at our treatment centers across the country. We recognize and value the unique strengths of the military community in supporting our mission to serve those who have served.Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: Palms Behavioral Health, Harlingen , Intake Supervisor - Swing (RN, LPC, LPC-A, or LMSW required), Healthcare , Harlingen, Texas

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