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Prestige Healthcare Central Admissions Coordinator in Monroe, Michigan

Want more than just a job, looking for a career? MediLodge wants you!

We are currently hiring for a Central Admissions Coordinator.

MediLodge is a skilled nursing group that is looking for the best, most compassionate employees to join our team.

A career with MediLodge is a rewarding one where you can see the impact on residents and their family members.

We promote “growing our own” and are very involved in our employees development, helping them to achieve their goals!

MediLodge offers Top Notch Benefit Packages to our Employees!

* Competitive Wages

* Tuition Reimbursement

* Student Loan Repayment Program

* Opportunities for Advancement

* Company Paid Life Insurance

* Paid Sick Vacation Time

* 401k Program

* Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance

* Aflac and Colonial Ancillary Insurance Products

Help us make a difference!

Summary:

Manages the facility inquiry and admission process and provides customers with facility-related information via conversations and follow-up direct with hospital case managers. Coordinates admissions to the facility with communication between care navigator, resident advocate, and internal facility team.

Qualifications:

  • Education:
  • Associate and/or Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Communications field preferred.

  • Two years equivalent experience in a sales/marketing position or Admissions Coordinator position in lieu of degree.

  • Previous healthcare community relation’s experience preferred.

  • Experience:

  • One year of experience in a position requiring customer service and healthcare knowledge.

Essential Functions:

  • Responds to inquiry calls from hospital discharge planners, families, and other referral sources. Manages the admission process by maintaining updated bed availability and facility services information at all times. Manages the inquiry process professionally, timely and with appropriate follow-up. Effectively manages occupancy levels and census/premium mix enhancement.

  • Communicates special needs of new admits to staff to ensure a smooth transition. Ensures daily that referral sources and admissions data are entered into the automated referral system.

  • Maintains a working knowledge of Federal and State regulations and reimbursement guidelines (Medicare and Medicaid). Assists with managed care referral process.

  • Maintains a database of medical contacts/community resources along with knowledge of industry trends and legislative/regulatory issues and communicates this information to facility staff and community contacts.

  • Keeps all patient information confidential.

  • Daily follow up on all active and pending inquiries.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Knowledge of, or ability to learn reimbursement programs.

  • Ability to operate a PC.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with residents and their family members, and at all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to organize and prioritize.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Skilled at making presentations/public speaking.

  • Effective presentation skills preferred.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Knowledge of, or ability to learn, reimbursement program from payor sources.

  • Computer skills at a level to accomplish the job.

  • Must have proven skills in working independently, self-motivated and goal oriented

  • Must relate professionally to all Company associates.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in written form.

  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with multiple and varied people and organizations.

  • Demonstrate self-confidence.

  • Ability to work flexible hours, as admission responsibilities may dictate.

  • Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance.

  • Must be capable of performing the essential job functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodations

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