Triage Specialist
Green Oaks Behavioral Healthcare Service - Dallas - Dallas, TX

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PRINCIPLE JOB VALUES :
Communication, Managing Work, Stress Tolerance, Quality Orientation, Technical/Professional Skills and Knowledge

PRINCIPLE JOB FUNCTIONS :
  • Handles inquiry calls and routes calls appropriately
  • Triage patients to determine level of care
  • Collects insurance and referral information
  • Coordinates, implements and completes admissions process
  • Serves as a liaison between physicians, patients/families and the hospital
  • Accurately maintains files, logs and reports as requested or required
  • Initiates precertification and initial clinical calls when appropriate
  • May provide crisis assessments in med/surgical hospitals
  • May coordinate, implement and complete transfers or referrals
  • May provide crisis intervention for all age groups.
  • May manage utilization of services through concurrent reviews with payers and/or interval reviews
  • May coordinate discharge planning and facilitate family discharge meetings
  • May develop a treatment plan and update with specific goals delineating clinical intervention
  • May facilitate process and psycho educational groups (RNs will not provide process groups)
  • May meet with new patients and complete the psychosocial assessment (RNs will not provide this function)
  • Adheres to hospital policies and procedures
  • Performs other duties as requested or required
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and adherence to the Code of Conduct
  • Conduct reflects the Company‚Äôs values and a commitment to the Code of Conduct
          Qualifications
          QUALIFICATIONS :
              Requires a current Texas LPC, LPCi, LMSW, LCSW or LMFT licensure. Prefer 2 years clinical psychiatric experience. CPR and SAMA certifications or attainment during the orientation period.

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              About this company
              Green Oaks opened its doors in 1983 with the goal of becoming the premier psychiatric treatment facility in North Texas. Providing mental...