Full Time
Health Services - Dearborn
Posted 1 month ago

Since 1993, Henry Ford Village has revolutionized the way people view aging. We are located on the historic Ford family farm, where Henry Ford was born and raised. Henry Ford Village features a beautiful 35 acre campus with 7 miles of hallways.

Our environment fosters the ability to enhance the lives of our residents through outstanding care and personal interactions.

If you are looking for a challenging career as an Admissions Coordinator with an innovative industry leader, this is the opportunity for you!

 

Position Overview:

The Admissions Coordinator is responsible for managing the Health Care admissions process and for establishing and maintaining an open, effective communication between the facility and referral sources, physicians, and third party payers.

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Obtains referrals from hospital social workers, physicians, or family members keeping wait lists current.
  2. Functions as the Health Service’s public relations person, providing tours of the facility and pertinent information regarding admissions as well as occasional off-site visits to hospitals and doctor’s offices.
  3. Conducts admission interviews with the resident and/or responsible party, obtaining all required financial data, signatures, pertinent social information and medical information, attending physician information, and other pertinent and required documentation prior to admission.
  4. Reviews all admission related paperwork with the resident and or/responsible party including Medicare Part A coverage and non-coverage procedures. Maintains all non medical record related paperwork in an admissions file for each resident.
  5. Processes all Medicare Denial letters, Medicare certification and re-certifications according to Medicare regulations.
  6. Maintains on-going census activity such as admissions, discharges, deaths, room transfers, changes in payment methods, and temporary and permanent apartment status.
  7. Maintains Life Care resident statistics, permanent assignments, temporary assignments, and notifies resident and/or the responsible party of permanent and temporary status in the Health Center.
  8. Keeps an ongoing daily/monthly census of residents in the Health Center noting admissions, discharges, deaths, transfers, changes in payment methods, and temporary and permanent assignments.
  9. Maintains an accurate list of number of days an independent living resident resides in the Health Center.
  10. Coordinates utilization review for new admissions covered by Medicare Part A.
  11. Maintains complete confidentiality regarding admission information and resident records.
  12. Assists in coordinating admissions/transfers/discharges with other departments.
  13. Ensures that the resident, family, and responsible person are fully informed of the resident’s personal and property rights.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

    • Great working knowledge of Medicare Part A and certification procedures
    • Experience in a long term care setting preferred
    • Must possess excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to juggle multiple priorities.

 

Education and/or Experience:  High School diploma or equivalent required. A minimum of one year experience in an office environment

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