Company Overview

Consulate Health Care is one of the nation’s leading providers of Senior Health Care Services. Operating more than 190 centers nationwide, we offer services ranging from short-term transitional care to Alzheimer’s and dementia care.

Since our formation in in 1997, our mission remains “Providing Service With Our Hearts and Hands”, which guides us in everything we do. Our short-term rehabilitation and skilled nursing services help patients recover from illness, injury or medical procedure, and return to a self-sufficient lifestyle, and our assisted and independent Living services provide an engaging, community-oriented experience for our residents.

Our employees are the driving force behind our success in meeting our most important mission. We offer more than just a job – we offer rewarding careers- to those who share our unwavering commitment to helping others and to our Core Values of: Compassion, Honesty, Respect, Integrity and Passion.


Director of Admissions
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Job Description

Purpose of Your Job Position

 

As a Consulate Health Care Director of Admissions, the primary purpose of your position is to manage the facility census by opening and maintaining the accounts with insurers, community organizations and hospitals, which generate patient referrals and admissions. 

 

Job Functions

 

As Director of Admissions, you are responsible for managing the facility census by opening and maintaining accounts with insurers, community organizations and hospitals, which generate patient referrals and admissions. Supervises the Admissions Coordinator when applicable. This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by the supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description.


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Achieves facility census goals and annual budget projections.
  • Sales & Marketing of facility
  • Serve as liaison between the company and the outside community.
  • Works with local community agencies to generate a positive image and encourage referral activities.
  • Participates in industry trade shows and business development activities, as assigned.
  • Develops strategies to maximize admissions including daily contact with potential referral sources including but not limited to hospitals, physicians, insurers, case management companies and health care agencies.
  • Conducts admission screening of potential patients, determine level of care, services required, equipment needs and insurance coverage, as indicated.
  • Decides acceptance of patients and coordinates admissions with appropriate staff.
  • Notifies Regional Director of Admissions prior to denial of any patient.
  • Promotes Consulate Health Care and participates in contract closings and price negotiations with insurance companies, as assigned.
  • Maintains knowledge of current regulations governing Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance company reimbursement.
  • Collects appropriate data, prepares and submits required reports to Regional Director of Admissions as assigned with copies of reports to Executive Director.
  • Maintains effective communication with Consulate Health Care personnel, as assigned.
  • Attends and participates in weekly admissions/operations meetings, as assigned by Regional Director of Admissions.
  • Participates in the facility quality improvement process by identifying customer service issues and reporting these issues to the Executive Director.
  • Accesses continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities as approved by Regional Director of Admissions.
  • Adheres to all Consulate Health Care Policies and Procedures, and participates in safety, quality improvement and infection control programs as assigned.
  • Conducts tours of facility for prospective residents whether walk-ins or scheduled admissions.


Job Requirements

  • Education 
    Bachelors Degree 
  • Nursing degree preferred.

Experience

  • Three (3) years experience in business development, prefer in Health Care Setting 
  • Experience working independently.
  • Excellent verbal & written, interpersonal communication skills




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Job Overview
Company: Consulate Health Care
Base Pay: N/A
Other Pay: N/A
Employee Type: Full-Time
Industry: Healthcare - Health Services
Manages Others: No
Job Type: Executive
Health Care
Required Education: Not Specified
Required Experience: At least 3 year(s)
Required Travel: Not Specified
Relocation Covered: Not Specified
Reference ID: Not Available
Location: 1509 University Boulevard Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87102 (map it!Map it!)
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