Centers Health Care

Saint James, NY

Admissions Assistant

Posted 28 days ago

Job Description

Admissions Assistant

Luxor Nursing and Rehabilitation at Mills Pond is seeking an Admissions Assistant for our skilled nursing facility in St. James, NY.

DUTIES:

  • Coordinating the resident referral and approval process in an efficient manner
  • Establishing & maintaining relationships with local hospitals, physicians & community organizations for the purpose of generating consistent admissions to the facility
  • Understand the admissions process including policy, procedures, assessments & paperwork requirements
  • Support the facility's PR to generate a positive image & encourage word-of-mouth referrals
  • Maintain knowledge of regulations governing Medicare/Medicaid/Managed Care reimbursement processes
  • Communicate special needs of new admissions to staff to ensure a smooth transition
  • Provide appointments for facility presentations and on-site tours
  • Acts as the liaison between the clinical staff and the HMO's
  • Collect vital information from various departments to be shared with the HMO's
  • Verify coverage & benefits with the HMO's to ensure proper compensation
  • Coordinate the services associated with discharge or return home
  • Manage the MLTC secondary
  • Assist in ordering equipment, coordinating patient transportation, updating calendar, etc.
  • Update tracking for therapists, get signatures and approvals for equipment and script

Requirements Include:

  • Nursing Home experience is a MUST
  • The ideal candidate will have a clinical background and/or experience in a medical office
  • Should understand medical terminology
  • Must be able to read or quickly pick up reading clinical charts
  • Excellent computer skill; strong written & verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Record programs preferred

LOCATION:

St. James, NY

About Us:

Luxor Nursing and Rehabilitation at Mills Pond is a state-of-the-art facility providing long-term and short-term stays with dedicated quality care. We work tirelessly to make sure your loved ones are cared for across all levels of rehabilitation. Our pledge to the community, our residents, and the staff is to provide post-acute care in a manner that sets the standard of excellence and strives to meet and/or exceed the expectations of our residents, staff, and all we come in contact with.

Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/D/V MPC35

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