Also referred to as:
Behavioral Health Assessment Specialist, Mental Health Intake Assessment Coordinator, Patient Intake Evaluation Coordinator
Requirements and Responsibilities
Intake Coordinator conducts initial assessments of patients to determine mental health needs and establish care requirements. May assign patients to mental health practitioners based on intake assessments. Being an Intake Coordinator requires a master's degree in a related area. Typically reports to the head of a unit/department. The Intake Coordinator occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. To be an Intake Coordinator typically requires 2 -4 years of related experience.