Social Services Director

Life Care Centers of America   •  

Federal Way, WA

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers


Less than 5 years

Posted 43 days ago

Position Summary

The Admissions Director (Non-Nurse) facilitates and oversees the admissions process in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Health-care experience preferred
  • Must be familiar with the professional medical community

Specific Job Requirements

  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
  • Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post-acute care facility
  • Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
  • Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: general admissions responsibilities,, supervisory responsibilities (if applicable), patient rights, and safety and sanitation
  • Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
  • Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
  • Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care's Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training

Essential Functions

  • Must be able to gather and enter all necessary admissions paperwork
  • Must be able to ensure that patient applications for admission are approved/not approved within a two (2) hour period
  • Must be able to plan follow-up visits and interviews with patients
  • Must be able to conduct facility tours to potential patients, families, and visitors and educate them on key benefits of the facility
  • Must be able to recruit, select, train, counsel, and supervise admissions staff (if applicable)
  • Must be able to effectively manage and operate within budget
  • Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients
  • Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients
  • Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
  • Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
  • Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
  • Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

Benefits for Full-Time Associates

  • medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability coverage
  • 401(k)
  • paid vacation, sick days and holidays