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UT Health Admissions Coordinator, HCPC - PRN in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Admissions Coordinator, HCPC - PRN

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Healthcare Support Services

UTHealth Harris County Psychiatric Center

Requisition #: 210000UE

Join a growing team! With the opening of UTHealth’s new building, we will soon have the largest academic psychiatric hospital in the country, serving the region with an 500+ bed facility. Our dedicated health care employees will have the opportunity to be exposed to a variety of mental health specialties and cutting-edge research. With exposure to a variety of specialties such as Acute, Subacute, and Intensive Outpatient, Continuum of Care, Mood Disorders, ECT, Early Onset Treatment , Adult General Psychiatry, Competency Restoration, Child and Adolescent, Juvenile Justice, Geriatric Psychiatry, Treatment Mall and Unit-Based Programming.

This dedicated team will work in an integrated campus to bring world class resources to the community. Apply today to be a part of this committed team serving the mental health needs of the area.

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: PRN/Casual - Weekends

FLSA: Non- Exempt

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Handles inquiries, collects and processes documents, record keeps, and reports complications for all pre-admissions, direct admissions, walk- ins, and warrants.

  2. Coordinates bed allocation and cancellations between HCPI, Probate Courts, and MHMRA services and the Centers of Excellence Units at HCPC.

  3. Uses insurance software systems to search for patients in government sponsored insurance programs.

  4. Provides patient property control and conducts searches of all patient property and belongings.

  5. Interviews and communicates with patient and family members to obtain information.

  6. Reviews all clinical and financial packets to determine completeness and account for all admissions and pre-admits.

  7. Performs all discharges, transfers, programs changes in the software system.

  8. 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

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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

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