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Admissions Specialist

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Job ID: 4991
Location: Apex, NC
Facility/Division: UNC REX Healthcare
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 30,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:
Responsible for coordination of the entire patient admission experience.


Responsibilities:
1. Coordinates the entire admission process from inquiry through admittance. Ensures a quality transition for residents and families.
2. Ensures the proper case mix within budgetary guidelines. Works with managed care/insurance companies to establish payment rates prior to admission.
3. Maintains consistent contact with referring case managers and social workers for follow up information and problem solving, as needed.
4. Counsels patients and families regarding financial, social and placement concerns.
5. Supplies information and markets services of RCCC to the community and referral sources.
6. Facilitates the quality of resident's life through management of environmental factors and roommate preferences.
7. Assesses and screens all referrals for admission based on RCCC admission criteria. Coordinates and communicates admissions with clinical services at RCCC.


Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Diploma, Associate's degree (A.A.) or a Bachelor's degree from an accredited School of Nursing or in Social Work preferred.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
Professional Experience Requirements:
● Two to four years Case Management and/or Long Term Care experience preferred. Two years Admissions Coordinator or Social Worker/Discharge Planner experience in a skilled nursing facility preferred. Working understanding of managed care and Medicare/Medicaid payment systems and their impact on skilled nursing facilities. Excellent Customer Service Skills is required.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
● Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations


Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: UNC REX Healthcare

Organization Unit: Rex SNF Apex 

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Apex

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No



This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.
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