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Admissions Specialist - LPN - Night Shift

Company: Longleaf Hospital
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Facilitate admissions and assessment processes for incoming patients.
  • Respond to inquiries about the facility within facility policy timeframes.
  • Schedule/complete pre-admission assessments and communicate recommendations to patients or their families.
  • Collaborate with other facility medical and psychiatric personnel to ensure appropriate recommendations and admissions.
  • Coordinate admission and transfer between levels of care within the facility.
  • Communicate projected admissions to designated internal representative in a timely manner.
  • Perform insurance benefit verifications, disseminating the information gathered to patient, their families and other appropriate facility staff.
  • Ensure all medical admission documentation is gathered from external sources prior to patient admission and secure initial pre-authorization for treatment and admission.
  • Assist individual therapists with concurrent reviews with insurance companies to secure continued treatment.
  • Coordinate and facilitate peer to peer reviews when needed and collaborate the results of reviews with multi-disciplinary treatment team.
  • Provide accurate and ongoing assessment of patient status in the admissions process.
  • Communicate treatment recommendations to and coordinate with other treatment teams. OTHER FUNCTIONS:
    • Perform other functions and tasks as assigned. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
      • Associate's degree in nursing may be the minimum educational requirement of an licensed practical and successful completion of an LPN program.
      • Minimum one year experience working with individuals in a clinical or observational capacity, preferably within the area of specialty for the hiring facility. LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:
        • Licensure, as required for the area of clinical specialty, i.e., LPN license
        • CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).
        • First aid may be required based on state or facility.

Keywords: Longleaf Hospital, Alexandria , Admissions Specialist - LPN - Night Shift, Healthcare , Alexandria, Louisiana

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