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Intake Coordinator

Company: Palms Behavioral Health
Location: Harlingen
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Intake Coordinator - Palms Behavioral Health - Harlingen, TexasJob Summary:The Intake Coordinator provides single point of entry for in-patient intake. Duties include phone triage, addressing requests for services and performing patient call backs and documents all call activities. Answers inquiry calls about hospital services and bed availability, performs pre-registration, collects all pertinent data, verifies insurance eligibility, and coordinates with the insurance company. Facilitates and coordinates assessment and/or intake to facility services when appropriate. Maintains communication between the organization and the patient referrals and family.Job Duties:* Conducts pre-admission screenings. Schedule assessments.* Works closely with business office, nursing and clinical staff as well as external parties to ensure the timely admission of patients.* Refers inquiries to other agencies and community resources when not appropriate for facility assistance or admission.* Provides information and referral services for internal and external customers.* Interviews patient, family members and/or collateral sources to assure intake criteria are met. Reviews prospective admissions against approved admission criteria, policies and procedures.* Presents clinical information to a member of the medical staff for approval of intake.* Provides crisis intervention services if needed.* Verifies insurance upon intake.* Maintains all the documentation involved with the admissions process.* Provides ongoing communications with referral sources concerning the status of patients referred into the program; promotes and provides education regarding available services.* Provides clerical support to admissions (to include but not limited to): collating admission folders as required, ensuring an adequate supply of pre-stuffed admission folders, auditing patient charts, and monitoring patients while in an internal waiting roomWhy 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 Coordinator, Other , Harlingen, Texas

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