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RN Intake Coordinator - Home Care, Full Time - Admission

Company: Health First Holmes Regional Medical Center
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

RN Intake Coordinator - Home Care, Full TimeTo be fully engaged in providing Quality/No Harm, Customer Experience, and Stewardship by facilitating admission/ access to HF Homecare services by coordinating the admission process.

Primary Accountabilities

* Adheres to all Health First Inc. and HF Homecare Policies and Procedures.
* Reviews appropriateness of services with every referral.
* Closes out non-admit referrals per policy.
* Utilizes knowledge of regulatory (JCAHO, AHCA, CMS) as it applies to the admission process.
* Maintains knowledge of clinical applications (such as SCM, Horizon Homecare, Curaspan).
* Coordinates admission process by facilitating communication between physician, insurance companies, pharmacies, staff and other ancillary services.
* Evaluates staff workload with input as needed from PI Supervisor, and assigns referrals as indicated. Assigns field staff to patient.
* Assures that pending referrals are updated with written documentation.
* Responds to community information calls as needed.
* Participates in weekend/holiday rotation for referral/office coverage.
* Coordinates the care of the patient through the admission process and advises Inter-Disciplinary Team of patient admission needs.
* Assigns appropriate staffing level to referral.
* Coordinates case management with insurance company representatives to ensure eligibility for services and pre-authorization of care as required by insurance company to facilitate payment of claims.
* Other duties as directed by supervisors/managers.
* Graduate of an accredited school of Professional Nursing, BSN preferred.


* Preferred minimum of 1-year Home Health Nursing experience since OASIS inception.


* Current AHA CPR certification.


* Current licensure in the State of Florida as a Registered Nurse.


* Two years acute care experience as a RN.


* Preferred knowledge of Medicare/JCAHO Regulations.


* Preferred knowledge of ICD9 / ICD 10 codes and Medicare/Medicaid admission criteria.


* Criminal History Screening.


* Excellent Typing/Computer skills including Word and Excel.


* Current Florida Driver's License, automobile insurance and reliable transportation.


* Excellent communication skills.


Keywords: Health First Holmes Regional Medical Center, Melbourne , RN Intake Coordinator - Home Care, Full Time - Admission, Healthcare , Melbourne, Florida

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