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INTAKE COORDINATOR / BILINGUAL - THE KIND CENTER (Essential Position)

Company: Mental Health Systems, Inc
Location: Hanford
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY
The Intake Coordinator position provides administrative and clinical support to the program, that include typing, data entry, filing, answering phones, preparing reports, assignment of cases to be assessed and direct client care to respond to crisis referrals to be assessed responsively. Submits documentation for timely billing and reimbursement. Compiles, processes, and maintains medical records consistent with ethical, legal, and regulatory health care system requirements.RESPONSIBILITIES
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Coordinates with Office Manager all referrals, screens referrals, and schedules all referrals for assignments of clinical intake assessments, if crisis will be responsive in a timely manner with DBH request.
  • Responsible for assuring the implementation of all intake systems for clients referred to the program, which includes but not limited to: Participating in weekly Intake Referral Telephone Conferences, conducting interviews with potential referrals, completing initial assessment and all documents required at initial intake.
  • Acts as the liaison between the program and family/community agencies including individuals such as Parents/Caregivers, Case Managers, County Social Workers, Teachers/Education Providers, and Probation Officers.
  • Coordinate with Billing Specialist and Office Manager to processes initial authorization and reassessment authorization for Medi-Cal and completes monthly Medi-Cal verification for all clients.
  • Coordinate with Billing Specialist and Office Manager to open client episodes print face sheet as requested and enter discharges/closing client episodes and assignments of new cases or referrals.
  • Coordinate and update client roster using word processing, spreadsheet operations and data base operations using Microsoft Office software including weekly intake & discharge reports, weekly documentation reports
  • Maintain quality assurance program for chart documentation, and documents Quality Assurance Reviews.
  • Complete County and MHS outcome reports as requested.
  • Professionally greet, receive, and assist visitors and callers.
  • Complies with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures, and HIPAA standards.QUALIFICATIONS
    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • Bilingual in English and Spanish required
    • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Suite and EHR software
    • Must be adept at problem-solving, including being able to identify issues and solve problems in a timely manner
    • Must be able to communicate clearly, both in writing and orally, with employees, management, and co-workers
    • Ability to create reports and spreadsheets
    • Highly organized, thorough, and able to self-monitor work for quality
    • Must be dependable, able to follow instructions, timely respond to management, and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
    • Enjoy working in an office environment and as part of a teamPAY RANGE: $24 - $26 / HOURLYEducationRequired
      • Bachelors or better in Psychology or related fieldEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Mental Health Systems, Inc, Hanford , INTAKE COORDINATOR / BILINGUAL - THE KIND CENTER (Essential Position), Other , Hanford, California

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