Examples of Duties Performed:
Coordinate the admission/transfer/discharge of patients in accordance with federal, state and local regulations, established procedural guidelines and as directed by your supervisor.
Participate in the pre-admission and admission process as well as arranging for transfer of patients to other centers should the need arise.
Obtain pertinent information from patients and/or family members, referral sources, and appropriate social agencies and verify financial information prior to admission and completes admission paperwork with family and patient.
Verify that the patient room, etc. is ready prior to admission.
Sustain contact and provide support to patient/families to include help in dealing with the family’s feelings and financial responsibilities.
Daily visits to new admissions to provide a smooth admission transition.
Orient the patient to the center environment.
Maintain up-to-date information about agencies to which referrals may be made.
Communicate admission information to other departments.
Knowledge and understanding of Medicare, Medicaid, Private Pay and Third Party reimbursement.
Preference will be given to candidates with LPN license.
Have long-term care experience.
Prior admission experience preferred but not required.
Computer skills preferred.
Possess good marketing and communication skills.
Be customer-service oriented.
Embrace the standards, values, and beliefs of the organization.
Possess ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Be capable of maintaining effective working relationships with residents, family members, department heads, and fellow staff.
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