Admissions Coordinator - Week-End - PRNRidley Park, Pennsylvania
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:( Those functions that the individual who holds the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of reasonable accommodation).
Coordinates the patient admission functions in keeping with the mission and vision of the hospital.
Completes insurance verification and patient authorizations
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.
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.
Must have good and regular attendance.
Approximate percent of time required to travel:
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in clinical area preferred.
Clinical licensure preferred.
Three years’ healthcare experience.
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