SNF Care Coordinator

Lakeside Medical Northridge , CA 91324

Posted 1 week ago

Responsibilities for this position include supporting the process that manages skilled nursing admissions, concurrent review, and discharge planning. The goal of the Skilled Nursing Facility Care Coordinator is to effectively support the SNF management process by assuring the right information is provided timely to the RMG & LCH administrative management team, Skill Nursing Physicians, and care managers. This includes ensuring that all necessary clerical functions from the time of admission through discharge, inclusive of required follow-up care are completed accurately and timely. Assist in facilitating skill nursing facility provision of required patient information and to support the SNF Case Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Census will be verified every morning with regards to in house status and a review will be requested.

  • Census reports should be printed daily before every rounds meeting.

  • Authorizations for Home Health/DME/Hospice/Follow up appointments will be done coordinating with Care Managers.

  • Request for authorizations will be given via fax/return phone calls.

  • Filing closed cases should be done in a timely manner.

  • Communicate to Medical Director or designee, immediately any admissions to non-core facilities.

  • Provide face sheet to Medical Director or designee, immediately upon receipt and eligibility check.

  • All new admissions are to be checked for Out of Area status.

  • Confirmation of admission status of all admissions will be obtained by 10 am for reporting at morning case rounds.

  • Assist SNF Care Managers with planning for discharge by generating authorizations and scheduling appointments for services needed at point of discharge.

  • Communicate with High Risk/Special Needs Program department any services identified upon discharge.

  • Census will be verified every morning with regards to in house status and a review will be requested.

  • Census reports should be printed daily before every rounds meeting.

  • Authorizations for Home Health/DME/Hospice/Follow up appointments will be done coordinating with Care Managers.

  • Request for authorizations will be given via fax/return phone calls.

  • Filing closed cases should be done in a timely manner.

  • Communicate to Medical Director or designee, immediately any admissions to non-core facilities.

  • Provide face sheet to Medical Director or designee, immediately upon receipt and eligibility check.

  • All new admissions are to be checked for Out of Area status.

  • Confirmation of admission status of all admissions will be obtained by 10 am for reporting at morning case rounds.

  • Assist SNF Care Managers with planning for discharge by generating authorizations and scheduling appointments for services needed at point of discharge.

  • Communicate with High Risk/Special Needs Program department any services identified upon discharge.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Communicate verbally and in writing through appropriate channels.

  • Maintain confidentiality and follow HIPAA policies.

  • Follow dress code.

  • Use time clock appropriately.

  • Participate in staff meetings.

  • Notify supervisor in writing of time off requests.

  • Be courteous and promote professionalism.

  • Be flexible and adaptable.

  • Promote organizational goals.

  • Know and follow safety standards.

  • Knows and follows the Employee Handbook policies and procedures.

We offer a full benefits package which includes employer paid medical, pharmacy and dental benefits. We offer a generous PTO package, 401k Retirement Savings, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Tuition Reimbursement & Licensed Renewal Fees for our clinical staff.

Employer will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the LA City Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.


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