Ambercare Admissions Coordinator

Addus Homecare Corporation Albuquerque , NM 87102

Posted 2 months ago

Admissions Coordinator:

POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for the overall coordination of the referral and admissions process. Interacts closely with facility representatives, discharge planners and other agencies to facilitate the initiation of care.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Receive referrals by phone or in person for designated department

  • Provide explanation of the benefits to patients, families and community contacts

  • Assist with finding alternative services when patient is not a candidate for Ambercare

  • Oversee scheduling of initial nursing assessment and admission

  • Maintain admission packets and ensure that proper forms are available to admissions staff

  • Knowledgeable in all Home Health and/or Hospice processes

  • Assist community outreach representatives with marketing activities to promote relations with referral sources

  • Assist with completion of admission paperwork as needed

  • Adhere to work schedule and maintain good punctuality and attendance record

  • Provide telephone and clerical support to other staff members as time allows

  • Maintains accurate clinical records, keeping track of goals and progress of clients'

  • Abides by all regulations, policies, procedures and standards

  • Perform other duties as assigned

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintains positive internal and external customer service relationships

  • Maintains open lines of communication

  • Plans and organizes work effectively and ensures its completion

  • Meets all productivity requirements

  • Demonstrates team behavior and promotes a team-oriented environment

  • Actively participates in Continuous Quality Improvement, educational programs, and staff meetings

  • Represents the organization professionally at all times

POSITION REQUIREMENTS & COMPETENCIES:

  • Be eighteen (18) years of age or older

  • At least one (1) year experience in a homecare, hospice and/or healthcare related field preferred

  • Ability to make home visits and provide nursing care in the home environment

  • Ability to complete necessary documentation appropriately, legibly and timely

  • Ability to handle stressful and delicate situations

  • Interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills necessary to complete job responsibilities

  • Must have reliable transportation, current driver's license and appropriate automobile insurance; or ability to take public transportation

WORKING CONDITIONS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, hear; use hands to finger, and handle controls. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and stoop. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

ENVIRONMENT: Moderate noise level similar to a typical home environment and/or typical office environment with computers, printers, and work activity.

Addus provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Addus Homecare Corporation