Ecumen Hospice honors life through care and serves individuals in the Twin Cities Metro Area.Ecumen's mission is tocreate home for older adults wherever they choose to live. Our employees are dedicated to empowering our customers to lead richer, fuller lives and have consistently recognized Ecumen as a Best Place to Work, an award by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal.
This position is responsible for the intake and processing of new referrals in accordance with organization standards. This position is responsible for assembling information concerning a patients clinical background and referral needs, assesses quality of referral documents and provides appropriate clinical information to RN Case Managers for admission. Essential job responsibilities include: Coordinates the intake of patient information to ensure timely admissions, treatment, interventions and resource utilization in compliance with policies, procedures and regulatory requirements ensuring timely and effective patient care. Verifies patient payer sources and schedules all hospice and home care admissions in software system and ensures accuracy of information. Responsible for coordination of all patient care; coordinates care and services with other departments/providers from the time of referral to discharge. Assumes added responsibility for special projects, administrative functions as directed and follows through with timely completion of the project.
Intake Specialist Minimum Required Qualifications: Education: GED or equivalent Relevant Experience: Two years of related experience in Medicare Home Care/Hospice Current valid drivers license and proof of vehicle insurance Ability to communicate effectively Other knowledge, skills and abilities: Able to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, Residents Bill of Rights, OSHA, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, Right to know, and MSDS Preferred Qualifications: Education: Degree in Health Information Management or other related degree
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