Admissions Coordinator

  • Intermountain Deaconess Children's Services
  • Helena, MT, USA
  • Sep 19, 2018
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Do you want to help protect the joy of childhood and incite change? Are you looking for a career that will give you a strong sense of purpose and is also meaningful and rewarding? Do you want to make a difference in a child and family’s life? Then we want to meet you.

Intermountain, a visionary non-profit that has been impacting the lives of children and families in Montana for over 100 years, we are seeking a Admissions Coordinator for our Psychiatry Service at our Community Service Center located in Helena, Montana.

The Admissions Coordinator is a part of the Administrative Support Team and is responsible for the referral and admission of children into multiple outpatient programs, including but not limited to: Psychiatry, Outpatient Therapy, Family-Based Services, Occupational Therapy, and Psychology. The Admissions Coordinator establishes and maintains contact between Intermountain and potential referral sources, fosters an understanding of Intermountain’s philosophy and treatment approach, and evaluates the initial appropriateness of each referral. The Admissions Coordinator tracks and manages referrals and waitlists, and communicates and coordinates with providers and families to ensure that each client receives timely communication and admittance into care, if possible. 

The Admissions Coordinator  must provide leadership, advocacy and customer relations in building effective relationships between treatment teams, families, and external stakeholders at admission to treatment. The Admissions Coordinator is responsible for initiating the intake process for each client and for processing the initial authorizations for payments of treatment from Medicaid and other payers. The Admissions Coordinator works closely with the Business Office to ensure verification of benefits.

The above knowledge, skills, and abilities are typically acquired through a Bachelor's Degree in a social service field from an accredited college or university or two years work-related experience in a social service field.

Must be able to work full-time. Salary DOE.  Intermountain offers excellent benefits, including health insurance, pension, generous personal leave, and holidays.