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Director of Admissions

Company: AristaCare Delaire
Location: Linden
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Director of Admissions advises the Administrator on resident flow, the admissions process, and marketing programs for health care services which assure: strong resident, referrer, and payor satisfaction; appropriate market penetration; positive public image; achievement of facility census goals.Duties and ResponsibilitiesAdministrative Functions

  • Work to maximize facility census, design and implement an effective streamlined admissions process on a 24-hour, 7 days a week basis, and ensure a high level of resident satisfaction.
  • Screen and promptly accept potential admissions to the facility for the following: level of care appropriateness, financial payment source, length of stay (short or long-term care), and mental illness or mental retardation criteria. Contact referral source promptly regarding acceptance/denial of the referral.
  • Document all inquiries on appropriate forms. Follow-up on all inquiries that have not yet converted to admissions. Attend meetings with department heads and the Administrator to assess appropriate follow-up.
  • Attend and participate in the monthly Marketing Committee meeting.
  • Maintain statistics for monthly Resident Flow Analysis.
  • Assists with a daily census report and a weekly census summary report.
  • Conduct admissions counseling and tours with potential residents, families, and/or responsible parties. Advise residents and/or families of admission requirements as established by the facility and health maintenance organizations.
  • Ensure proper completion, signing, and distribution of paperwork. Be able to expedite the assessment and admissions process in an assertive manner. Complete and determine the financial assessment of new admissions to the facility.
  • Provide advance notification to department heads regarding appropriate preparation and follow-ups for admissions (both new admissions and re-admits).
  • Oversee the assignment of attending physicians.
  • Assemble admissions and sales packets for marketing to hospitals, community referrals agencies, residents, and their families.
  • Contact housekeeping to ensure that the resident's room is clean and prepared appropriately before arrival.
  • Meet with family and residents on the day of admission to welcome them and introduce them to nursing staff on the unit. Follow up with a visit at the close of the day.
  • Gather appropriate information regarding residents' face sheets/demographic information to be kept in the clinical record.
  • Oversee the Director of Quality Experience Assignments.
  • Participate, as assigned, in a two-week resident satisfaction survey, if applicable in the facility.
  • Responsible for the development and coordination of facility marketing plan.
  • Ensure that the facility adheres to legal, safety, health, fire, and sanitation codes.
  • Put resident service first: ensures that residents and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals' needs and rights.Education
    • Must have a High school degree or equivalent. Post-high school education is a plus.
    • Certificate/Licenses: NoneExperience
      • Must have one year of admissions experience in long-term care or hospital setting.#INDsponsored#ZRsponsoredPowered by JazzHRP7g6ZQPK5e

Keywords: AristaCare Delaire, New York , Director of Admissions, Executive , Linden, New York

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