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Psychology Intake Liaison

Job Description

Job ID: 1223271
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

For more than 130 years, St. Louis Children's Hospital has provided exceptional care for children in all 50 states and 80 countries around the world. With its academic partner, Washington University School of Medicine, Children’s is consistently ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. A member of BJC Healthcare, St. Louis Children’s Hospital follows one simple mission – to do what’s right for kids. That mission comes to life through medical discovery, innovative therapies and compassionate care. In 2018, Children's expanded with a state-of-the-art, 12-story medical tower. To learn more, visit, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


Role Purpose

In addition to managing incoming calls, scheduling patients with providers, and completing necessary medical office tasks this position acts as the liaison between the psychology department and patients, potential patients, and referring providers. This position requires flexibility to perform duties from any department location as needed. The Intake Liaison is responsible for ensuring seamless patient scheduling and verification of patient insurance coverage for anticipated psychological services.


  • Managing up-to-date and having continuous understanding of insurance benefits related to psychological services; including but not limited to CPT and ICD-10 knowledge, authorizations, single case agreements, copay/coinsurance
  • Adhere to system and department policies and procedures to ensure effective and efficient workflow optimizing the electronical medical record system used.
  • Perform medical office responsibilities and tasks.
  • Schedule patients with appropriate department providers based on referrals received through the electronic medical record system or fax; scheduling includes but is not limited to determining appointment date and time, sending and obtaining new patient paperwork, verifying insurance benefits and obtaining authorization, coordinating with multi-disciplinary clinics.
  • Manage department phone line and triage incoming calls as well as responding appropriately to medical record requests, completing affidavits and obtaining notarizations when necessary.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • High School Diploma or GED


  • 2-5 years


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • Associate's Degree


  • 5-10 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer