Hospital Admissions Coordinator - Weekend On Call

Service Center Wichita, Kansas


Description

Position at Axiom Healthcare Services

Job Description

As the Hospital Admissions Coordinator, you will assist in the referral process of Axiom’s network of hospitals. You will be a key point of contact for referrals from various healthcare providers. You will quickly review the admission referral’s clinical and financial information to provide an acceptance or denial decision back to the referral source. If accepted, you then move the referral into a hospital under Axiom’s network.

This is not a direct care position. This is an administrative position with no staffing responsibilities. You will report to the Admissions Manager. Ideally, you will be self-motivated, positive, and detail oriented.

This is an on call position. Pay is hourly when there is a referral to process.

Schedule:
  • On Call every Saturday and Sunday from 8am-8pm
  • Availability for hours during the week for vacation or meeting coverage

General Responsibilities:

  • Returning voicemails left after hours from Friday night and Saturday night after 8pm
  • Review charts and medications of prospective patients to determine if the patient qualifies for care within the Axiom network
  • Communicate with Doctors, Directors of Nursing, Case Managers, and Social Workers to make admission decisions
  • Verify that prospective new clients have met the insurance criteria prior to admission
  • Supply information on Medicare coverage/secondary or commercial insurance benefits to prospective patients and their families
  • Give medication cost reviews on potential admissions
  • Send secured HIPAA information through fax to the appropriate hospital under Axiom’s network
  • Log every referral into the referral tracking system
  • Understand the type of patient referrals the hospitals under Axiom’s network are willing and able to safely care for
  • Develop strong working relationships with hospitals leadership teams and other key employees within the Axiom network
  • Weekly report to Manager on Monday morning of the weekend's events

Requirements:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) degree required
  • Current LPN license in the State of Kansas
  • Geriatric experience and/or behavioral health experience preferred

Working Environment:

  • Work from home position but must be located in the Wichita area
  • This position may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time