Covenant Care - Resource Center

Intake Specialist

Job Locations US-CA-Stockton
Posted Date 4 days ago(3/14/2018 4:22 PM)
Job ID
Focus Health (Stockton)
Business Office



Do you love serving residents and having relationships with their families?

Do you take pride in knowing you are providing top quality care to your patients?


Do you want to work at an organization that values treating employees with dignity and respect, and holds a Star Quality rating higher than the national average?

Elevate Home Health is looking for an experienced Intake Specialist to be part of our team in Stockton,/Modesto, CA.


If you answered “yes” to the questions above we want to meet with you today! We are families serving families and our nurses are a valued piece of that vision.


We are a member of the Covenant Care family, and that “family” includes over 8,500 professionals in 7 states. We provide a unique focus on rehabilitative and chronic disease management programs to our patients in their home or community setting.


We offer a wide range of healthcare services, such as skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, medical social work and in-home aide services, all of which are uniquely tailored to our patient’s needs. We strive to provide the highest level of home health services with exceptional patient outcomes. Compassion is at the heart of all we do…see for yourself what makes us the home health provider of choice!


We are an equal opportunity employer.


POSITION SUMMARY: The Intake Specilist facilitates the home health referral process by receiving referrals from multiple referral sources, performs initial evaluation of referral for home health appropriateness under Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial insurance regulations, determines need for additional information from referral sources, communicates agency acceptance or decline of referral to varied referral sources, and processes accepted referrals.




  • Receives and processes intake data from the agency’s referral sources.
  • Works with billing and accounting personnel in verifying and establishing authorization for treatment of agency’s clientele.
  • Ensures compliance with all state, federal and agency referral/intake requirements.
  • Obtains patient demographics, physician name, diagnosis, etc., to ensure referral information is complete.
  • Acts as a liaison among Agency’s personnel, client/client’s family members and physicians when necessary.
  • Maintains a close personal, business-like relationship with the medical community and other health related entities.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum of one year of administrative experience in a professional office or health care environment.


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