Clinical Intake Coordinator - Utilization Management in Latham, NY at Beacon Health Options

Date Posted: 2/22/2018

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About the Position:

We are currently seeking a dynamic Clinical Intake Coordinator to join our growing Utilization Management team in Latham, NY!  The Intake Coordinator will be responsible for being the first point of contact for addressing Providers’ queries, entering administrative authorization data for Members, and ensuring accurate documentation into Beacon Health Options systems.  The Intake Coordinator is a regular point of contact for Providers and therefore must have a professional demeanor over the phone and possess exceptional customer service skills.  The Intake Coordinator is a key role within the Utilization Management team for documenting and processing incoming authorizations. Individuals in this role will have access to sensitive, confidential information, so adherence to privacy and compliance standards is a must.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Ensure timely collection of non-clinical Member information to enter into the Beacon system.
  • Comply with documentation and script requirements.
  • Seek consultation from clinical staff when necessary.
  • Accurately and thoroughly maintain Member data and information for appropriate follow-up.
  • Assist team members with maintaining efficient communication processes with Providers.
  • Identify any outstanding requests and escalate to clinical staff.

Position Requirements:

  • Education: High School diploma or GED equivalent required, AAS or BS degree preferred
  • Relevant Work Experience:   2 – 3 years’ customer service/call center experience and 1-2 years in the Behavioral Health Care field preferred
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    • Ability to manage phone system to assist Members and Providers
    • Proficient speed of typing while obtaining verbal information over the phone
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills
    • Effective communication skills
    • Follow-through with tasks and attention to detail
    • Ability to self-manage and prioritize multiple tasks that require accurate completion
    • Proficient with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint including web based computer applications is required)

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Beacon Health Options is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer as well as a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Work Environment. EOE/AA/M/F/Veterans/Disabled




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