• Hospice Admissions Coordinator

    Kindred at HomeOcala, FL

    Job #522604877

  • I believe that the care we give can make every moment count.

    Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence - that's how our Hospice improves quality of life in the final stages of life. By delivering palliative care by hospice professionals, our patients can spend their remaining days in comfort and peace. Kindred at Home, a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the nation's leading provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and non-medical home care services.

    Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, including Gentiva, delivers compassionate, high-quality care to patients and clients in their homes or places of residence, including non-medical personal assistance, skilled nursing and rehabilitation and hospice and palliative care. Our caregivers focus on each unique patient to deliver the appropriate care and emotional support to our patients and their families.

    We believe that every moment matters. We believe in compassionate care. Most of all, we believe in dignity and respect for each patient we serve.

    As an Admissions Coordinator, you will:
      • Contact the patient and family within 1 hour of referral, and coordinating all admissions within the 3-hour admission Commitment. • Process referrals by obtaining sufficient admission and insurance information in order to ensure appropriate and timely admission of patients. • Maintain communication with pending patients, their families, and referral sources and routinely follow the progress of prospective patients and those referrals not taken under care (NTUC). • Participate in morning ""Stand-Up"" meetings. • Participate as a member of the marketing team by: actively seeking new referral sources; developing and maintaining positive relationships with referral sources; assist in developing strategies and plans for Site and Company growth; participating in marketing meetings, staff meetings, department meetings, staff meetings, in-services, committees, community-education events and other activities as needed. • Prepare marketing reports regarding referral statistics. Ensure high level of integrity of referral data within Company computer system. • Maintain working knowledge of, and assist in, accessing community resources. • Participate in evening/weekend on-call or overtime as required. • Perform admissions presentations in the field and via phone, as directed by ED, to assist admission team in meeting 3-hour admission standard. • Ensure maximum reimbursement through initial payer source, benefits, and eligibility verification, authorization processes, and accurate data entry into Company computer system. Completes required payer source verification forms.

    Required Skills

    Qualifications
      • Strong customer service experienced • Hospice or medical office experience highly preferred • LPN/LVN certification or Bachelor's degree in business, social work, psychology or nursing or equivalent business experience preferred • Able to work in an interdisciplinary setting • Ability to maintain business and clinical files in a systematic and orderly fashion • Must have strong communication, organization, negotiation and public relation skills • Proficient with the PC including the MS suite of products

    Required Experience

    Keywords: Admissions Nurse, Hospice Nurse, Admissions RN, Hospice RN, Hospice LPN, Hospice LVN, Hospice social worker ~MON~

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

    Job Location Ocala, Florida, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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    Updated 11/17/2017

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