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Admissions Coordinator in Lexington, KY at HML Professional Resources

Date Posted: 5/3/2019

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Job Description

HML Professional Resources has an excellent opportunity available for an Admissions for a skilled nursing facility in the Lexington, KY area. This position responds to inquiries from hospital discharge planners, families, and other referral sources. Manages the inquiry process professionally, timely and with appropriate follow-up. Manages the admission process by maintaining updated bed availability and facility services information. Conducts facility tours as necessary effectively manages occupancy levels and census/premium mix enhancement.

  • Makes discharge calls to hospital discharge planners, medical, insurance, legal and financial professionals and other community contacts. Develops and maintains relationships to advise referral sources of bed availability and new products and services.
  • Spends at least 50% of time outside the facility on community education activity generating referrals and admissions.
  • Participates in daily stand-up meetings to alert department heads and building staff of projected admissions, and to be made aware of bed changes, and upcoming discharges, Maintains a close working relationship with the Director of Nursing (DNS) and the Business Office Manager (BOM) to assure appropriate and efficient decisions about prospective admissions. Utilizes the 1-2-3 Admission Protocol to insure admission decisions are made in a timely manner. Communicates promptly with referral sources regarding admission decision. Communicates special needs for admission to appropriate staff
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Business/Communications field preferred and/or 2 years of experience in the Long Term Care Industry 
  • Previous healthcare admissions/community relation's experience preferred
  • Nursing license preferred
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn reimbursement programs
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with residents, their family members, referral sources and at all levels of the organization both orally and in written form.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize.
  • Skilled at making presentations/public speaking
  • Able to work independently, self-motivated and goal oriented.
  • Demonstrates self-confidence
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with multiple and varied people and organizations
  • Ability to work flexible hours, as admission responsibilities may dictate