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Admissions Coord HCC

Company: PruittHealth
Location: Valdosta
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

JOB PURPOSE:

Coordinates the admission/transfer/discharge of patients in accordance with federal, state and local regulations, established procedural guidelines and as directed by your supervisor.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Participates in the pre-admission and admission process as well as arranging for transfer of patients to other centers should the need arise.

* Obtains 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.

* Verifies that the patient room, etc. is ready prior to admission.

* Sustain contact and provide support to patient/families to include help in dealing with the family's feelings and financial responsibilities.

* Visits new admissions to provide a smooth admission transition.

* Orients the patient to the center environment.

* Sends follow-up thank you notes to families within one week of admission.

* Meets frequently with other social workers and discharge planners within the community.

* Maintains up-to-date information about agencies to which referrals may be made.

* Maintains active waiting list file.

* Communicates admission information to other departments.

* Completes understanding of admission packet and ability to explain to family/patient.

* Knowledge of long-term care admission requirements.

* Knowledge of advanced directives.

* Knowledge and understanding of Medicare, Medicaid, Private Pay and Third Party reimbursement.

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:

Should possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or its equivalent. Requires minimum two (2) years college education with courses in recreation, education, social work, other behavioral sciences or clinical services.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

On-the-job training provided in admission guidelines.

MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:

None

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: (Preferred qualifications)

Computer skills preferred

Keywords: PruittHealth, Valdosta , Admissions Coord HCC, Other , Valdosta, Georgia

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