Licensure in the counseling field Must hold a degree from an accredited college or university with a recognized clinical discipline Bachelors Degree with at least 2 years of experience Masters ,…
Full Description :
The Intake Specialist is responsible for overseeing the program’s referral and admissions process in addition to all related administration functions. This position serves as the coordinator for new admissions and confirms all aspects of the intake process have been completed, including securing funding. This individual will complete and ensure the quality and timeliness of assessment and the accurate tracking and reporting of referral information. This role requires considerable contact with external entities including referral sources, community, and internal program management including ongoing working relationship with marketing department. Major responsibilities include, but are not limited to, achieving program utilization goals and objectives, conducting intake and assessments, including ASAMs, and generating daily reports of admission and discharge statuses via the agency’s electronic health record system. Work is performed with considerable independence in accordance with established regulations, policies, and procedures. Work is reviewed and supervised by Admissions or Program Director, to whom this individual reports.
Treat all clients and staff with dignity and respect.
Manage all phases of pre-admission /intake services for assigned program(s).
Manage the daily census of assigned programs and generate daily reports.
Maintain efficient admissions/intake assessment procedures, ensuring appropriate referrals to program.
Participates with the multidisciplinary team to assess, evaluate, and determine the need for services.
Completes telephonic and face-to-face interviews with individuals presenting for admission.
Oversee and ensure client intake to care/transition, ensuring completion of documentation within the electronic health record system.
Maintain proficiency in assessment, intake and level of care protocols, utilizing the ASAM criteria.
Ensure accurate, up-to-date, intake records, records of referral, and funding sources.
Conduct admission funding reviews with relevant payor(s).
Establish and maintain positive relationships with funding, referral and regulatory agencies.
Education/ Training: Must hold a degree from an accredited college or university with a recognized clinical discipline.
Maryland candidates must also possess certification or licensure in the counseling field. Experience:
Associate’s Degree with at least 3 years of experience
Bachelor’s Degree with at least 2 years of experience
Master’s Degree with at least 1 years of experience