RN - Intake Coordinator - FT - Psych
Department: University Hospitals
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
Experience and Education
Graduate of NLN approved nursing program and three (3) years experience in medical intake and/or care coordination; experience in relationship development and managed care. **Current Texas (or BNE Compact State) license and BCLS required.**
Receives and provides immediate responses to inquiries and patient referrals. Establishes immediate relationship between referral sources and hospital.
Determines appropriateness of referral for admission in accordance with established admission criteria for services involved.
Interfaces with other hospital departments and physicians to facilitate admission process.
Evaluates financial reimbursement for proposed hospitalization and intervention and obtains pre-certification for intervention.
Assists in determining resources required to provide appropriate and indicated level of care and assures availability of indicated resources prior to acceptance of patient.
Provides overview of services to be provided during hospitalization to patients, families, payers and referral sources.
Notifies payor of admission and expected course of treatment and assigns initial length of stay in accordance with standards of care criteria as outlined in utilization.
Tracks data regarding intakes and referral sources.
Provides guidelines and instruction to staff regarding program promotion, intake and referral processes.
Communicates information about patient referred to rehab unit to appropriate physician.
Accepts additional responsibilities and organizes scheduled and unscheduled time.
Performs other duties as assigned.
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
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