Obtain and process MD orders for all referrals.
Using professional discretion and independent judgment, expedite requests for services appropriately adhering to criteria for admissions.
Collects and documents detailed, pertinent information relative to a prospective patient's health care needs utilizing knowledge of clinical standards, procedures, medications, coding standards and community health care principles.
Assumes intake responsibilities as per standard and procedure of the Agency.
Provides information and education regarding Agency services and programs to the public.
Works collaboratively and professionally with other members of the health care team to ensure quality of services as well as patient safety.
Participates in Agency, clinical, QI, liaison, clinical reimbursement and case conferences activities as required.
Provides clinical expertise and serves as resource to staff and community.
Efficiently and accurately enters data into the computer system.
Participates in orientation of staff to the department.
Maintains current knowledge of Agency policies, procedures, objectives and current documentation requirements to meet regulatory standards.
Maintains current knowledge of reimbursement protocols, existing health care contracts, billing protocols, and existing clinical practice guidelines.
Able to temporarily assume the responsibilities of the Intake Clerical Assistant and the Clinical Reimbursement Specialist when required.
Other duties as assigned.
Registered Nurse currently in licensed in Massachusetts.
3 years clinical experience, with 1 year community health experience.
Word processing/data entry skill required.
Cape Cod Healthcare Inc.