At Consulate Health Care , we’ve succeeded because of our employees – a caring team of highly trained professionals who are committed to providing health services with compassion, honesty, integrity and respect.
From short-term transitional care and rehabilitation to long-term nursing and Alzheimer’s care, you help us achieve excellence by setting and exceeding high standards in healthcare. We are a proud network of people who care for our residents. At Consulate, you can build a challenging and rewarding career with competitive benefits, and a full range of opportunities for professional growth.
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.
Assigns attending physician.
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)
Contact the County Department of Social Service/Medicaid office to verify eligibility and determine estimate of
co-pay/family participation amount when appropriate.
Tracks acute hospital admissions to ensure readmission of patients.
May be trained and assigned to perform the Customer Care Liaison duties as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
Must possess a Secondary Education Diploma or GED equivalency required.
At least one year experience in Health Care/ Business Development/ Insurance. Familiar with Medical Terminology. Excellent Interpersonal, Coordinating and Organizational Skills. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks at one time.
Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.