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PT Intake Coordinator Virtua Hospital

PT Intake Coordinator Virtua Hospital

Job ID 
2017-1770
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-NJ-Mt. Holly
Posted Date 
8/31/2017

More information about this job

Overview

Part Time On-Call Intake Coordinator

Work from Home

Overnight Coverage 5:00 PM-8:00 AM

One Weekend a Month and at least Two Weekdays a Week

 

Responsibilities

  • Supplement the current CFG Call Center staff with a full-time Intake Coordinator to provide dedicated telephone coverage.
  • Answer all intake referral and inquiry calls live.  During business hours, the Intake Coordinator would be the primary person answering intake calls which would be routed to a dedicated phone line.  The phone system would be programmed to roll-over calls to other intake staff should the primary line be in use.  After hours the calls would be forwarded to a cell phone carried by the on-call clinician.
  • Screen all referrals for clinical appropriateness as defined by the admission protocols established by the unit.
  • Whenever possible ensure that insurance verification is obtained and whenever necessary obtain pre-certification.
  • Provide clinical supervision of the intake staff and administrative oversight of the function.Contact screening centers and other active referral sources on a daily basis to update them on bed availability. 
  • Produce follow-up letters to referral sources thanking them for their referral and providing, when appropriate and authorized by the patient, a brief treatment summary.
  • Maintain close ties with the clinicians who are providing psychiatric consultation services at the other facilities to ensure that all potential in-system referrals are considered for admission. 
  • When and where appropriate visit referral sources at their offices to inform and educate them about the services the inpatient unit provides and how to make referrals. 
  • Keep detailed statistics on activities and produce regular reports.

Qualifications

  •  Minimum bachelor’s degree in a related field level, with at least 1 year  Behavioral      Health experience. 
  • Inpatient and/or intake experience preferred.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

EOE M/V/F/D