Responsible for providing patient evaluations and assessments to ensure the pre-admission process results in the appropriate level of care set by the patient placement criteria of ASAM.
Responsible for providing the biopsychosocial evaluation and assessment to determine appropriate level of care using ASAM level of care index and diagnostic tools.
Identifies appropriate discharge planning to patients after intake and evaluation process and refers to appropriate level of care.
Supplies pertinent information gathered in clinical assessments to multidisciplinary treatment team.
Serves as initial contact person for referrals.
Completes all pre-certification reviews with managed care companies identifying clinical diagnosis, level of care and ASAM and DSM IV criteria, and initial problems that need to be addressed along with tentative discharge date.
Assists in maintaining current admission and discharge census as needed.
Responsible for evaluating and assessing family dynamics.
Begins to involve family with treatment program.
Gathers preadmission intake information, verifies insurance information and compiles chart to begin medical record.
Completes all releases of information, informs patients of their rights and patient confidentiality.
Coordinates payment arrangements with insurance company or financial agreement with patient or responsible parties.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
Bachelor's Degree-Social Sciences (Required)
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Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
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