Admissions Coordinator

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.
Provide support to patient/families.
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.
Requirements:
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in one of the following: marketing healthcare products or services, long-term care, inpatient rehabilitation or health care community relations. LPN or RN license preferred but not required. Valid Georgia Driver’s License. Demonstrate excellent communication skills. Embrace the standards, values, and beliefs of the organization. Possess ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Be capable of maintaining effective working relationships with patients, family members, department heads, and fellow staff.
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