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Admissions Coordinator, HCPC at UTHealth in Houston, Texas

Posted in General Business 8 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Under general supervision, performs a variety of moderately complex task to include the communication and coordination of pre-admissions and admissions functions.

Location: Harris County Psychiatric Center

Dept.: HCPC Admissions

Status: Full-Time

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Handles inquiries, collects and processes documents, record keeps, and reports complications for all pre-admissions, direct admissions, walk- ins, and warrants.
  • Coordinates bed allocation and cancellations between HCPI, Probate Courts, and MHMRA services and the Centers of Excellence Units at HCPC.
  • Uses insurance software systems to search for patients in government sponsored insurance programs.
  • Provides patient property control and conducts searches of all patient property and belongings.
  • Interviews and communicates with patient and family members to obtain information.
  • Reviews all clinical and financial packets to determine completeness and account for all admissions and pre-admits.
  • Performs all discharges, transfers, programs changes in the software system.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Certification/Skills:

    Knowledge of current financial and/or human resources systems.
    Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office.

    Minimum Education:

    High school diploma or equivalent. Two years of college preferred.

    Minimum Experience:

    Three years of related experience.

    Physical Requirements:

    Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

    Security Sensitive:

    This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215