Job Description: Handles the admission process for all incoming residents. A. Prepares pre-admission and admitting forms, facilitates room transfers, prepares admitting reports to departments. B. In collaboration with Business Offices explains financial requirements to the residents or responsible party and collects deposits or deductibles according to department policy. C. Maintains resident database regarding transfers, move ins/outs, deaths etc within 48 hours as per department policies. D. Maintains necessary census reports.
Reviews admissions to ensure accurate financial and biographical data and documentation have been obtained and entered in the facility records according to department policy and state and federal regulations. A. Obtains initial authorization and documents for admission to facility. B. Manages process of re-certification/authorization as required by insurance/Medicare.
Responds accurately to questions from prospective resident about marketing information demonstrating concern and customer service-oriented behavior as evidenced by random observation and resident feedback. Maintain up to date knowledge regarding Insurance/Medicare/Medicaid regulations in order to assure proper billing and maximum revenue potential is achieved in accordance with governing regulations as evidenced by random supervisory review. Maintains/exceeds facility census and team goals as outlined in budget.
Full Time 40 hrs a week 8:00am-4:30pm
Minimum Years and Type of Experience: 1 year admissions in healthcare setting Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Current ICD coding training Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred: Experience in handling medical records and patient work flow
Preferred Education: High School Diploma or GED Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer. We’ll also reward your hard work with:
Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans