Collaborates and consults with patient, families, professionals, and providers within the outside of OHSU to develop and implement outpatient care.
Make referrals all levels of care by providing clinical information and documentation to support patient transitions of care to appropriate services. May include scheduling intake appointments, arranging follow up appointments, assisting patient with obtaining PCP.
Complete follow up calls to patients to ensure a successful transition to care
Develop strong, effective working relationships with interdepartmental specialists and programs, outside agencies, facilities, payers, and other relevant community resources in order to facilitate disposition solution for patients and families.
Facilitates all necessary arrangements including:
Calls, photocopies, faxes, or mails clinical and/or referral information for outpatient services to:
Community substance use treatment agencies
Home Health and Hospice agencies
Outpatient mental health care
SNF, ICF, AFH, RCF, and Assisted Living facilities
Outside Case Managers
Types letter of medical necessity, if needed
Compile and organize treatment resources that are easily accessible to all Bridge clinic care team members.
Creates and maintains forms and databases needed
Participates in orientation of new employees
Attends meetings as needed
Performs additional duties as needed
Obtains authorization from insurers using multiple insurance websites, phone and automated systems.
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