The intake coordinator is a front-desk individual employed in a health care facility. These coordinators are responsible for the admission and registration of incoming patients, and they are often the first employee patients encounter. The intake coordinator makes sure that all required patient information is received and processed and that appointments are made with the proper medical personnel. The intake coordinator is also often tasked with clerical duties such as managing paperwork, handling data entry, engaging with insurance companies over claims, and answering phones.
Intake Coordinator Tasks
Review referrals and verify all physician information.
Initiate contact to gather required clinical and demographic data from patient and sources.
Determine need for case management intervention.
Schedule assessments and complete necessary paperwork.