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Admissions Coordinator

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Admin - Clerical, Health Care
Education Not Specified
Experience 2 years
Manages Others No
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified

Job Description

Job Functions
As Admissions Coordinator, you are responsible for supporting the admissions department’s activities in the preadmission, admission, discharge, and follow-up processes No supervisory function.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Conducts tours of facility for prospective residents whether walk-ins or scheduled admissions.
  • Receives patient referral when they are called directly into the facility, disseminates the information to the Director of Admissions and follows up accordingly.
  • Assists Director of admissions to contact families of potential residents and invite for tour.
  • Tracks pre-admission referral activity daily.
    Assist with arrangements and confirmation of all admissions.    
  • Verification of payor source, i.e., Medicare, managed Care, Medicaid, Insurance.
  • Obtain prior approval number from payor on a per case basis when authorized.
  • Order specialized equipment as indicated (review contract content for need to obtain prior approval for authorized payor. Example: CPM, Flexicare, when authorized)
  • Tracks acute hospital admissions to ensure readmission of patients.    
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Education

At least High School Diploma or equivalent; some college coursework preferred


Experience
Familiar with Medical Terminology. Excellent Interpersonal, Coordinating and Organizational Skills. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks at one time.

Specific Requirements

Must have prior experience working in long term care, and/or strong customer service experience working with the elderly



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