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RN- Intake Coordinator- Full Time - Edinburg, Texas - Admission

Company: Doctors Hospital at Renaissance
Location: Edinburg
Posted on: January 20, 2023

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RN- Intake Coordinator- Full Time - Edinburg, Texas
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Position at Behavioral Hospital at Renaissance


MISSION STATEMENT: Our Mission is to improve the well-being of those we serve with a commitment to excellence: every patient, every encounter, every time. --VISION: Our Vision is to create a world-class health system to advance medicine and increase access for the communities we serve by empowering caregivers to heal through compassion, knowledge, innovation, integrated care and excellence. --POSITION SUMMARY:The Behavioral Health Intake Coordinator is responsible for providing high quality patient care and displaying excellent assessment skills in the areas of mental health and chemical dependency.-- The Intake Coordinator will have experience in Crisis Intervention, triage of patients in crisis, acting as liaison to physicians requiring information to make clinical decisions.-- The Intake Coordinator will demonstrate skill in determining and documenting medical necessity for admission; have an understanding of TJC and CMS guidelines as they relate to access to care in a mental health facility.-- The Intake Coordinator is expected to function well as a member of the interdisciplinary team and participate in community relation activities, performance improvement activities and hospital sponsored events.----POSITION EDUCATION/ QUALIFICATIONS--:--

Master's Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or a related field from an accredited college or university or Registered Nurse (RN) Related experience can be substituted for degree for a candidate currently enrolled in an acceptable Master's Degree program. Current BLS Certification CPI training within 30 days of hire date Must be able to be sensitive to cultural and bilingual issues Good written and verbal communication skills required Ability to read, write and speak English (Spanish helpful)--JOB KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE--:--
The intake coordinator will have experience in crisis intervention, triage of patients in crisis, acting as liaison to physicians requiring information to make clinical decisions. The intake coordinator will demonstrate skill in determining and documenting medical necessity for admission; have an understanding of TJC and CMS guidelines as they relate to access to care in a mental health facility. The Intake Coordinator is expected to function well as a member of the interdisciplinary team and participate in community relation activities, performance improvement activities and hospital sponsored events. One year clinical experience in a position primarily responsible for assessment, crisis intervention and disposition of mental health patients in crisis. Experience working in a hospital setting or emergency room and acting as a liaison between physicians a plus--POSITION RESPONSIBILITES:
Promotes the facility mission, vision and values by effectively communicating them to others.-- Considers mission, vision and values in developing services, standards and practicesDocuments findings accurately and in a timely mannerAbility to represent the program well in interactions both inside and outside the hospital
  • Coordinates services within the department(s) and with other departments
    • Must be flexible with work schedulingMust present a professional imageMaintains department procedures in the following areas: daily census records, inquiry calls and referrals phone log, and ensures that the level of treatment and clinical services is appropriate to all patient needs upon admission.--Ensures a prompt response to patient and referral needs, provides clinical review of referral packets, and provides a recommended response to referral sources.Coordinates admissions into the facility. Coordinates and communicates with all customers in a professional manner and provides excellence in customer service.--
    • Assists the leadership Team in assuring compliance with required documentation such as restraint and seclusion, core measures as it pertains to inpatient mental health, fall risk scoring, medical necessity for 1:1 observation, patient education (i.e. fall prevention, smoking cessation, adverse medication responses) are reviewed for documentation and compliance.
    • Works closely with management and intake Team in establishing communication between all units, departments, and Providers in carrying out the plan of care and discharge planning within scope of practice and accordance with Texas Board of Nursing.
    • Will serve as a liaison between patients and families to ensure proper communication of needs or concerns at the time of admission.
    • Works closely with admitting Psychiatrist in receiving and recording inpatient orders for medications, interventions, and planning.
    • Is part of the risk prevention and compliance team assists in safety rounds, participates in daily huddles to identify patients who may be at high risk for suicide, fall, or violent behavior.
    • Participates in Process improvement program using Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) model.
    • Assists with the TMS program, when available.--LINES OF REPSONSIBILITES: (Chain-of-command)Supervisor of Counseling Services---- 2. Director of Behavioral Health---- 3.Vice President of Behavioral Health

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