Job Description

Job Title: Child Development Intake Coord
Job ID: 81994781
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Children's Hospital of Pgh
Department: 22005 CHP Developmental Medicine
Location: 11279 Perry Highway, Wexford PA 15090


The Child Development Intake Coordinator will act as the first contact with families/guardians coming to the Child Development Unit and the Child and Family Counseling Center. Responsible for gathering information about the presenting concerns and determining the appropriate appointment.


  • Perform all duties and responsibilities in a fashion that coincides with the service philosophy of UPMC, including the demonstration of The Basics of Service Excellence towards patients, visitors, staff, peers, physicians and others within UPPMC and UPMC.
  • Screen for the presence of priority concerns/symptoms (e.g. suicidal thoughts, regression of skills, child abuse) and takes appropriate action, as applicable.
  • Review intake data to make clinical judgments for scheduling according to provider and visit type.
  • Apply clinical skills to gather phone information from callers presenting the chief presenting concerns.
  • Prioritize tasks to maximize patient access by answering phones and utilizing available slots in an efficient manner.
  • Maintain database of intake information; access and analyze data to provide critical information to department.



  • Bachelor's degree in Human Services
  • Intake experience preferred
  • Behavioral Health experience desirable

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting 
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance 

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran


Salary Range: $17.68 to $28.33 / hour

Union Position: No

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