Admissions Coordinator - Skilled Nursing Facility

  • 1615 Sunset Ave, Waukegan, IL 60087, USA
  • Full-time
  • Department: Admissions
  • Job Title: Admissions Coordinator
  • Status of Employment: Full Time
  • Shift Type: Days
  • Name of Location/Facility: The Terrace
  • Represented position?: This is a Non-Union position.

Company Description

About the facility:

About the facility:

Under new leadership:  Transitional Care Management (TCM) now manages this Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) as of 9/1/2019.  Our goal is a focus on quality care and excellent customer service for the staff & the patients alike.  While we have many team members that have been with the center for several years, we are expanding. 

·         During the interview, you may hear:  ‘You can expect to be busy, and time will fly by on your shift, but you will go home knowing you made a difference in someone’s life.’

The Terrace has 115 beds & multiple levels of care, including a growing short term rehab unit – and a 4 Star Quality Measure rating. 

Location:  We are located in a residential area, dotted with businesses and close to the Glen Flora Country Club and parks.  7 miles east of Great America (Hwy 94) and easy access to Highways 131 & 137.

PPE:  No PPE Shortages here!  We have PPE (including N95 & Surgical masks) for our team members.  Join us and we’ll keep you protected!

 

*Join us and love what you do again.

Job Description

Admissions Coordinator 

  • Start Date:  ASAP, within 2-3 weeks 
  • Schedule:  Full-time, Monday-Friday 8:00 - 4:30 (or similar schedule) with some evening/weekend flexibility needed.
  • Salary:  Competitive, depending upon experience + benefits 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide clients (prospective residents, their families and referral sources) with facility and program specific information via community outreach and networking, facility video tours, personal visits and presentations.
  • Evaluate and assess potential patients for clinical appropriateness
  • Pre-authorization paperwork and ability to calculate Medicare days
  • Coordinate the admissions process and ensure appropriate placement & admission documentation.

Qualifications

What we need from you:

  1. Prior experience as an admissions coordinator in a Intermediate Care Facility, Specialized Mental Health Rehab Facility or Skilled Nursing Facility is required;  Experience in related field such as social services is preferred
  2. Associates degree or higher preferred
  3. Experience with Point Click Care (PCC) is preferred 
  4. Working knowledge of federal & state regulations, along with reimbursement & insurance verification experience (Managed Care, Medicare & private insurances) is preferred
  5. Presents a polished, professional image
  6. Experience using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook is required

Additional Information

Other common titles that another facility may use for this position may be:  admissions coordinator, admissions counselor, Dir of admissions (director of admissions), intake coordinator, admissions liaison, hospital transitions coordinator

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job.

  • *Join us and love what you do again.

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