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Admissions Nurse Coordinator - Acute Rehab Unit - Full TimeNorth Kansas City, Missouri

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Job ID 374346 Date posted 11/11/2019 Facility North Kansas City Hosp-0874

Description

Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services in North Kansas City, MO is currently seeking an Admissions Coordinator to join our acute rehabilitation team at North Kansas City Hospital!


Kindred Healthcare is the largest diversified provider of post-acute care services in the United States. A Fortune magazine Most Admired Healthcare Company for nine years, Kindred's mission is to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value for each patient, family member, employee and business partner we serve.


Summary:

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.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinates the patient admission functions in keeping with the mission and vision of the hospital.
  • Assesses patients for admission to the acute rehabilitation unit.
  • Collaborates with the Clinical Liaisons and Program Secretary.
  • Develops the necessary admission and patient day forecast for the institution in conjunction with the healthcare team.
  • Develops appropriate analysis, using established reporting mechanisms and provides data and statistics as required, within the established time frames.
  • Works with department managers in the establishment of services and programs in keeping with institutional objectives and the ongoing evaluations of program effectiveness
  • Maintains a close working relationship with Medical Staff, interdisciplinary health team, and with external professional groups and agencies.
  • Explains the pre-admission and admission policy to families and referral sources as necessary.


Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in clinical area preferred.

Experience:

  • Three years’ healthcare experience.

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