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Intake & Admissions Counselor- PRN

Company: TrustPoint Hospital
Location: Murfreesboro
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

PRN Position Only COMPANY MISSION: Our Mission is to improve the quality of life of our patients and their family members. TrustPoint is a state of the art hospital offering two specialty service lines; Acute Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services and Behavioral Health Services for Adults and Seniors. At TrustPoint Rehabilitation Hospital, our aim is simple: to help people recovering from illness or injury attain the highest possible quality of life. Our goal is to help you meet and exceed your recovery goals while providing a shorter length of stay than skilled nursing facilities. Behavioral Health at TrustPoint Hospital, we believe each patient is unique. That's why we focus on treating the whole person not just the illness. Offering acute inpatient behavioral health services for adults and seniors. TrustPoint also offers intensive outpatient behavioral health services for adults. PURPOSE STATEMENT: Clinical professional responsible for facilitating admissions, clinical intake assessments and utilization review processes to assure continuity for the most appropriate level of care for patients and their benefit/resources utilization. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Facilitate intake, admission and utilization review process for incoming patients.
  • Perform insurance benefit verifications, disseminating the information gathered to patient, their families and appropriate internal staff.
  • Provide accurate and ongoing assessment of patient's status in the admission and utilization process.
  • Respond to inquiries about the facility within facility policy timeframes.
  • Schedule/complete pre-admission assessments and communicate recommendations to patient or their family.
  • Collaborate with other facility medical and psychiatric personnel to ensure appropriate recommendations and admissions.
  • Provide accurate and ongoing assessment of patient's status in the admissions, intake and utilization process.
  • Provide education to patient and their family throughout stay.
  • Perform ongoing assessments of physical/function, emotional, social, spiritual and financial needs patients and implements crisis intervention and referral.
  • Provide education regarding healthcare and social resource systems to empower patient and their family to access resources independently. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in a Therapeutic Counseling, Behavioral Science, Social Work or related field. RN or LPN licensure is also accepted.
    • Three plus years of mental/behavioral health experience working with individuals in a clinical or observational capacity, preferably within the area of specialty for the facility.
    • Experience in the managed care pre-certification process, level of care assessments and utilization.

Keywords: TrustPoint Hospital, Murfreesboro , Intake & Admissions Counselor- PRN, Other , Murfreesboro, Tennessee

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