Must have working knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid and Managed Care.
The Admissions Director reports to the facility Administrator, however this role will be mostly self-directed within the duties of the position.
Manage the facility's inquiry and admission process and provide customers with facility-related information via facility tours, personal visits/assessments, conversations, and follow-up. Coordinate and implement effective facility sales and marketing programs.
Manage the resident admissions process for our skilled nursing/long term care facility. Welcome new residents; establish rapport with family members, responsible parties.
Coordinate admissions with the Director of Nursing and other department heads to ensure readiness and preparations in place for each resident's arrival
Conduct tours of the facility for referral sources, potential residents and/or families
Update bed availability, track facility census and discharges to ensure optimum occupancy/case mix for the facility.
Respond to admission inquiries timely and with a professional approach
Communicate with referral sources, maintaining positive relationships with community organizations such as local senior centers,
Meet with residents/families to review and complete admission documentation.
Maintain a working knowledge of federal and state regulations and reimbursement (Managed Care, Medicare and Medicaid). Knowledge of managed care referral network a plus
Conduct outreach and special programs for connecting to Assisted Living facilities and other referral sources
Check financial eligibility of all referrals for payor source. Ideal candidate will have some familiarity with system tools such as AllScripts Care Management,(Curaspan), My Ability, etc.
Adhere to all Federal, State, local, and management admissions rules and regulations
At least 2 years of admissions experience in Skilled Nursing Facility /Long Term Experience
Must be knowledgeable of skilled nursing and long-term care
Excellent interpersonal and written/oral communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Demonstrable teamwork skills
Capital Health Services - The Oaks Of West Kettering