Hackensack Meridian Health Intake Specialist (Full Time) -Evening in Belle Mead, New Jersey
Intake Specialist (Full Time) -Evening
HMH CARRIER CLINIC INC Belle Mead Requisition #2022-122232 ShiftEvening StatusFull Time with Benefits Weekend WorkEvery Other Weekend HolidaysFour of 6 On CallNo On-Call Required Shift HoursVaries Address252 County Road 601, Belle Mead, 08502
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How have you impacted someone’s life today?
At Hackensack MeridianHealthour healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey’s premier healthcare system.
The Intake Specialist obtains patient information via telephone interviews with patients, their families or other referral sources. Consults with clinical staff to provide a provisional level of care (LOC) recommendations and schedules patients for that LOC evaluation. Enters intake information into the computer system and makes every effort to provide the patient with a smooth and efficient entry into Carrier Clinic.
A Day in the life of an Intake Specialist at Hackensack Meridian includes:
Answers all telephone inquiries promptly and provides pertinent information regarding inpatient services to patients, families and referral sources.
Enters accurate and complete patient data (demographics, insurance, and clinical information) into the computer system.
Triages patients for level of care in consultation with clinical staff.
Schedules patient appointments and provides assistance in all aspects of patient intake.
Cross-trained to perform registration, financial counseling, and other tasks when needed.
Requests medical records and other clinical information from professional referral sources prior to patient's evaluation.
Initiates patient call backs.
Provides reassurance and support to the patients, families and friends in order to reduce anxiety levels associated with the admissions process.
Serves on hospital committees as appointed.
Follow up with patients to complete paperwork not signed during the admissions process.
Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
HS diploma or equivalent.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Proficient computer skills that may include but are not limited to Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite platforms.
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:
Associate's or Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/ university in social work, psychology, nursing or related field.
One year behavioral health care experience.
If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!
Hackensack MeridianHealth(HMH) is a Mandatory COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccination Facility
As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.
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