Director of Admissions

Consulate Healthcare   •  

Kannapolis, NC

Industry: Healthcare IT

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Less than 5 years

Posted 337 days ago

Job Overview

An extraordinary opportunity to be a part of a culture you can be proud of by joining one of the nations’ top Long Term Care, Skilled Nursing health care providers in our dynamic facility located in Kannapolis/North Carolina.

As one of America’s top leading providers of medical services and rehabilitation for elderly patients in communities across the nation, Consulate Health Care provides the highest standard of services for short-term and long-term care needs. Our professionals impact our organization, our clients, and their families in a variety of constructive ways, every day. Even as we’ve grown to become the sixth-largest provider in the nation and the largest in the Sunshine State, it’s the little things we do while fulfilling our mission statement of “Providing Service with Our Hearts and Hands” that really make the difference.

A position with Consulate Health Care means more than just a paycheck. We believe in creating a positive environment that reinforces your efforts to succeed and supports your long-term career development. We offer the opportunity to work with large corporation, but with the benefit of a small company feel!

Purpose of Your Job Position

As a Consulate Health Care Director of Admissions, you are entrusted with the responsibility of caring for our residents, families, co-workers, visitors and all others; as well as demonstrating in all interactions, Consulate Health Care’s five core values of Compassion, Honesty, Integrity, Respect and Passion. The primary purpose of your job position is to manage the facility census by opening and maintaining the accounts with insurers, community organizations and hospitals, which generate patient referrals and admissions. You are entrusted to provide innovative, responsiblehealthcare with the creation and implementation of new ideas and concepts that continually improve systems and processes to achieve superior results.

Job Functions

As Director of Admissions, you are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties. Responsible for managing the facility census by opening and maintaining accounts with insurers, community organizations and hospitals, which generate patient referrals and admissions. Supervises the Admissions Coordinator when applicable. Achieves facility census goals and annual budget projections. Serves as liaison between the company and the outside community. Works with local community agencies to generate a positive image and encourage referral activities. Participate in industry trade shows and business development activities, as assigned. Develops strategies to maximize admissions including daily contact with potential referral sources including but not limited to hospitals, physicians, insurers, case management companies and health care agencies. Ability to effectively manage electronic referral programs as well as collaborating with other local Consulate facilities in order to offer acceptance to patients. Conducts admission screening of potential patients, determine level of care, services required, equipment needs and insurance coverage, as indicated. Perform other duties, as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language and possess good communication skills.

  • Must demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.

  • Must be a supportive team member, contribute to and be an example of teamwork and team concept.

  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.

  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.

  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.

  • Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.

Education & Experience Requirements

  • Secondary EducationDegreerequired. Nursing degreepreferred. Current state license, as appropriate.

  • Three (3) years experience in business development. Managed care/insurance preferred. Experience with public and commercial payers sources preferred. Experience working independently. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

    Job ID 25387