Admissions Coordinator - LECOM Health

Admissions Coordinator

The LECOM Institute for Successful Aging is accepting applications and resumes for a Full-time Admissions Coordinator at the LECOM Senior Living Center.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Admission Coordinator is responsible for communication, coordination and overall completion of the clerical portion of the admission process. The purpose of this position is to gather all pertinent information, secure it and provide to staff timely as well as initial completion of initial E.H.R. resident profile information.

CHARACTERISTIC JOB TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Will report as assigned to any of the LECOM Institute for Successful Aging facilities, such as but not limited to LECOM Senior Living Center, LECOM Nursing and Rehabilitation, LECOM at Village Square, Regency at South Shore, Parkside at North East, Parkside at Westminster, LECOM Home Care, Visiting Nurse Association or Lifeworks Erie;
  • Knowledge, skills, attitude, and energy to consistently provide resident centered care;
  • Interact with admission liaisons and families to secure admissions information and document and upload in E.H.R.;
  • In coordination with the liaison team, follow patients in who are in the hospital as well as potential new admissions from hospitals and provide regular updates;
  • Provide engaging facility tours and answers to questions for prospective residents and their families;
  • Practice excellent communication and provide real time updates to all facility staff regarding admissions;
  • Maintain a list of occupied and unoccupied rooms as well as details in regards to those rooms (equipment needs, bathrooms, infections, ventilator, male/female, etc);
  • Collect and audit admission checklists for thorough completion;
  • Follow up on every admission/readmission at the start of the following shift for every admission whose arrival was during scheduled off hours;
  • Coordinate with MDS office and business office staff for required paperwork and insurance information;
  • Complete admission paperwork with resident, family or responsible party;
  • Be sure that all paperwork for individual resident is received from other health care facilities timely (PASSAR, etc);
  • Attend welcome meetings to discuss benefit letter and coverage for stay with guidance from business office;
  • Maintain clerical and technical skills involved with the duties of the position and software;
  • Display empathy when working with residents and families understanding the injury, confusion, and overall transition period for that resident;
  • Work in reception for lunch coverage or as needed;
  • Must be able to take direction and receive assignments from the Nursing Home Administrator and other management personnel from time to time; and
  • Accept other duties needed/assigned for the Institution’s needs.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
  • Must work cooperatively with all members of the team, following EEO rules and regulations, to accomplish a resident centered culture.
  • Must demonstrate strong leadership and organizational skills.
  • Must show respect for residents, families, and fellow employees in all actions.
  • Must have a high degree of integrity.
  • Must respect the resources of the organization.
  • Must follow all infection control procedures and guidelines.
  • Must present professionally in proper uniform according to Employee Handbook.
  • Must demonstrate attention toward quality service according to Federal and State Regulations.
  • Must respect all resident rights according to Federal and State Regulations.
  • Must maintain confidentiality according to Federal and State Regulations.
  • Must follow all Organizational policies and procedures.
  • Must participate in continuing education as required.
  • Must process adequate equipment skills to complete daily work tasks including but not limited to the copier, fax, computer, and other electronic devices.
  • The ability to work cooperatively with others, consistent with a workplace of dignity and respect and EEO rules and regulations.
  • The ability to report to work as scheduled, ready to devote full attention and energy to the important work of LECOM.
  • The ability to accept work directives from managers and supervisors in respectful and cooperative manner.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, correspondence, and procedural manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, health care providers, customers and the general public.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and experience equivalent to:

  • Healthcare or Long Term care experience preferred
  • Healthcare or related degree can be considered as equivalent to experience

BENEFITS:

LECOM’s full time employees enjoy the availability of an industry leading benefits package including:

  • Highmark BC/BS Medical Insurance with employee-only coverage costing only $35/ month!
  • Full Family Medical Insurance is only $230/month!
  • Employees with LECOM Medical Insurance can take advantage of waived co-pays and deductibles at LECOM physicians and Millcreek Community Hospital.
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with Employer Matching of 133 1/3% after completing one year of service
  • Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance is provided to all Full Time employees at no cost!
  • Paid time off accruals – vacation, personal, and sick
  • Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance is provided to all Full Time employees at no cost!
  • Employee referral program
  • Employee appreciation/recognition events
  • Employee assistance program and discounted membership at the LECOM Fitness and Wellness Center

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