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Who are you? Our vision is to be the premier healthcare company in the world, which we will achieve through trusted, innovative, and compassionate partnerships. We have jobs available for approximately 38,000 employees in 45 states.
At Kindred Healthcare we provide care and support in the most appropriate care setting for those recovering from illness or injury. Whether a patient receives care in our hospitals or in one of our rehabilitation facilities , our purpose is to ensure they recover to the fullest extent possible.
As an Area Admissions Coordinator you will :
Participate in continuing education/ professional development activities.
Communicate and demonstrate a professional image/attitude for patients, families, clients, coworkers and others.
Adhere to policies and practices of Kindred Healthcare and the Region Office as it applies
Learn and develop full knowledge of the Central Admissions Office (CAO) Admission process
Complete verification of admission pre-certification and insurance benefits if patient is to be admitted.
Learn and have a full understanding of scheduling and pre-register routines in Meditech.
Coordinate bed availability with nurse manager. (obtain MOT for patient transfer to Kindred)
Meet and network with case managers and other referral sources to build rapport and trust in our admission services
Develop positive relationships and establish open communication with referral sources including internal/external hospital case managers, social workers, nursing staff, physicians, and third party payors.
Participate in team business and referral development committee meetings in coordination with our Sales and Marketing Teams.
As an Area Admissions Coordinator you will have:
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Graduate of a bachelors degree program with a healthcare related area of concentration or be a licensed health care provider preferred.
Experience in a healthcare related area is preferred. Work experience with an adult geriatric disabled population is desirable.
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
Job : Nursing Primary Location : IL-Chicago-Kindred Hosp - Chicago Central Organization : 4667 - Kindred Hosp - Chicago Central