**Position will cover leaves, PTO, overage, as well as peak times**
Kindred Transitional Care Hospitals has a career opportunity for you as an Admission Coordinator ! As a division of Kindred Healthcare, we play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients who require acute care and rehabilitation over an extended period.
Your career growth begins when you join an interdisciplinary team, where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients and residents. Opportunities through our development programs, training seminars and university partnerships, not only allow for continual career growth but emphasize our commitment to investing in our employees and developing future healthcare leaders.
The goal of our team is to deliver intensive, multidisciplinary care and transition patients' home or to a lower level of care as quickly and safely as possible. Each employee's dedication is essential to meet and exceed the needs of each patient, resident and family we serve. Ranked as one of Fortune magazine's 'Most Admired Healthcare Company' for 9 years, Kindred welcomes you to join our team and build a career that touches lives as ann Admission Coordinator .
As an Admission Coordinator you will :
Coordinates and plans the daily operation for all pre-admission activities. Coordinates admission with other departments by collecting and distributing the appropriate information.
Identifies information needed from the referring hospital to finalize the admission.
Prepares morning census status reports for review by Area Director Sales/Marketing and distributes report to inter-hospital departments.
Enters demographic information into Meditech for admission.
Assists in the referral process by distributing pertinent documents to various departments for review if indicated; follows up on financial verification and approval status; assists in call hospitals for admission dates and SNF dates; prepares copies for departments, and other corresponding tasks.
Accesses Medicare Common Working file and calculates Medicare days.
Reviews and obtains signatures for admission paper work on all admissions and forwards copies to the business office and medical records department
As an Admission Coordinator you will have:
* High school diploma or equivalent require d. Bachelor's degree preferred.
* On- the-job or equivalent training/experience in admitting procedures in a healthcare setting preferred .
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Job : Nursing Primary Location : IL-CHICAGO-Kindred Hosp - Chicago North Campus Organization : 4637 - Kindred Hosp - Chicago North Campus Shift : Day