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Patient Assessment Coordinator - Fort Lauderdale or Melbourne FL - REMOTE Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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Job # 410515 Date posted 06/10/2021

Description

Summary:

Conducts patient assessments to identify patients for potential admission into the acute rehabilitaion unit.   Maintains positive relationships with current referral sources.   Coordinates transmission of clinical and benefits information from referral sources back to hospital.

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Degree in clinical area leading to licensure.

Licenses/Certification:

  • Healthcare professional licensure required; that is, as Registered Nurse, LPN, Respiratory Therapist, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, or Social Worker.

Essential Functions:

  • Conduct patient assessment in accordance with company standards.
  • Work closely with patients and their family members to educate them on the benefits of Kindred Hospital.
  • Assist in conducting tours of the hospital with families and referral sources as needed
  • Facilitates the timely admission of patients from the referral sources:  Identifies medical record information needed from referring facility; Completes the Pre-Admission Screen form to assist in evaluating appropriateness of admission; Facilitates and coordinates physician-to-physician communication as necessary; Identifies specific patient needs for equipment, supplies and consult services
  • Meets with management staff, participates in marketing meetings and serves on various internal committees as assigned.
  • Maintains a state-of-the-art knowledge of areas of responsibility and develops and follows a program of continuing education.
  • Conducts job responsibilities in accordance with the standards set out in the Company’s Code of Business Conduct, its policies and procedures, the Corporate Compliance Agreement, applicable federal and state laws, and applicable professional standards.
  • Maintains all information in a manner that ensures confidentiality and meets all regulatory requirements.

Qualifications

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to collect, organize, evaluate and communicate pertinent clinical information with effective verbal and written skills.
  • Strong customer service skills and commitment to service excellence.
  • Computer skills that includes Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.
  • Clinical Background with ability to conduct Patient Assessments.
  • Ability to work under stress and to respond quickly in crisis situations.
  • Knowledge of healthcare marketing and plan development.
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team.
  • Approximate percent of time required to travel:  
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  • Benefits and Recognition

    Benefits & Recognition Our goal is to offer valuable compensation and incentive programs that enables us to attract, reward, retain, and motivate highly qualified individuals. Compensation can include bonus plans and recognition for going above & beyond.

  • Healthcare

    Healthcare We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    401(k) Plan Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Paid Time Off Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    Wellness Program We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

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You have high standards. So do we. Find your future with Kindred, the nation’s largest specialty hospital company. A career here will allow you to learn, thrive and grow in a positive and supportive environment where your input matters. Join us and see all that you can accomplish when you combine your talent, skills and dedication with a highly successful and compassionate healthcare leader.

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Nursing excellence practiced here. Kindred is the nation’s largest specialty hospital company, and our nurses are a big reason why. Here, you’ll engage our patients and their families by providing the skill, comfort and compassionate care needed for the best possible outcomes and reducing lengths of stay and unnecessary re-hospitalizations. Join our dedicated staff and gain valuable experience as you learn, grow and thrive in a positive and empowering environment.

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Rehabilitation is the key to everything we do. And our caring, compassionate therapists are proud to lead the way. As one of the largest providers of rehabilitation therapy in the country, we’ve been managing rehab for more than 30 years. Whether you are a physical, occupational or speech-language therapist, we have opportunities that allow you to provide exceptional care in an environment committed to career growth and continual learning and support.

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