HMO/Admissions Coordinator

Centers Health Care - Brooklyn, NY (30+ days ago)3.6

Bushwick Center is actively seeking a HMO/Admissions Coordinator to for our Skilled Nursing Facility in Brooklyn, NY.

Coordinating the resident referral and approval process in an efficient manner
Establishing & maintaining relationships with local hospitals, physicians & community organizations for the purpose of generating consistent admissions to the facility
Understand the admissions process including policy, procedures, assessments & paperwork requirements
Support the facility's PR to generate a positive image & encourage word-of-mouth referrals
Maintain knowledge of regulations governing Medicare/Medicaid/Managed Care reimbursement processes
Communicate special needs of new admissions to staff to ensure a smooth transition
Provide appointments for facility presentations and on-site tours
Acts as the liaison between the clinical staff and the HMO's
Collect vital information from various departments to be shared with the HMO's
Verify coverage & benefits with the HMO's to ensure proper compensation
Coordinate the services associated with discharge or return home
Manage the MLTC secondary
Assist in ordering equipment, coordinating patient transportation, updating calendar, etc.
Update tracking for therapists, get signatures and approvals for equipment and script

Requirements Include:
Nursing Home experience is a MUST
The ideal candidate will have a clinical background and/or experience in a medical office
Should understand medical terminology
Must be able to read or quickly pick up reading clinical charts
Excellent computer skill; strong written & verbal communication skills
Experience with Electronic Medical Record programs preferred

Brooklyn, NY

Bushwick Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare is a 225 bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located on the border of Brooklyn & Queens. Our size enables a warm, nurturing environment, which allows each resident to maintain his or her individuality. Our staff is committed to ensuring the highest quality of life of all our residents, by maintaining each resident’s dignity and independence.

Centers Health Care is the only fully integrated post-acute continuum of care, offering services to the elderly throughout NY, NJ and RI through its Healthcare facilities & agencies, Dialysis & Urgent Care Centers, a Managed Care Plan and a Durable Medical Equipment Provider. Earning praiseworthy reviews as the leading provider of top quality medical care in rehabilitative treatment and healthcare, Centers Health Care is unwavering in our dedication to excellence in care, and proud of our commitment to diversity and community involvement.

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