Responsible for coordinating and planning the daily operations for all pre-admission activities, including coordinating admission with other departments by collecting and distributing the appropriate information. Responsible for identifying information needed from the referring hospital to finalize the admission.
Leads the admission function with responsibility for the conversion of patient referrals to admissions by verification of accurate clinical and financial information and prompt communication with all stakeholders in the admission process. Works closely with the business development team and hospital leadership to exceed the
hospitals revenue, census, conversion and admissions goals through excellent communication and responsive customer service.
Current, valid, and active license to practice as a Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse, Registered Nurse or Respiratory Therapist in the state of employment required.
Minimum three (3) years of clinical healthcare experience required.
Knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, and insurance procedures required.
Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Case Management/Discharge Planning experience preferred.
Supervisory experience preferred.
Knowledge of general admission procedures and basic office procedures, practices and equipment preferred.
Ability to project a professional image.
Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements.
Strong organizational, prioritizing and analytical skills.
Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant.
Working knowledge of computer and software applications used in job functions.
Freedom from illegal use of and effects of use of drugs and alcohol in the workplace.