Company: River View
Location: Carol Stream
Posted on: June 14, 2022
JOB DESCRIPTIONDirector of Admissions Riverview Health Care
DEPARTMENT: ADMISSIONSREPORTS TO: ADMINISTRATORFLSA STATUS: NON-
JOB SUMMARY: The primary purpose of this position is to coordinate
the admissions of new and returning residents from home, hospital,
or other health care settings and to maintain the facility at its
maximum capacity. The Director of Admissions is responsible for all
aspects of Medicaid and private billing and collections.
- A high school diploma.
- A minimum of 2 or more years work experience in business and
- Proficiency in basic math required.
- Must have knowledge in computer applications (i.e.; MS Word,
- Functional literacy in English is required, ability to
understand and follow oral and written directions.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: 1. Must be physically and mentally capable of
performing routine job duties.
2. Must be personable with residents, families, and staff in a
professional and cooperative manner.
3. Must have compassion, tolerance, and understanding for the
residents of the facility.
4. Good organizational, planning, and customer service skills.
5. Knowledge of hospital discharge planning and policies as it
relates to the long term care population.
- Knowledge of JCAHO, OBRA, IDPH, and HFS regulations relevant to
admissions, discharges, and resident rights.
A. Receive all referral inquiries regarding prospective residents
from health care facilities & community individuals to determine an
admission date or to schedule an appointment.
B. Conduct tours of the facility to prospective residents and/or
C. Complete the pre-admission assessment (inquiry) form and present
information regarding a prospective resident to the Administrator
and appropriate staff for evaluation to determine facility and
D. Inform necessary departments of the arrival of new residents and
coordinate the admission process as outlined in the facility
E. Complete the admissions packet and necessary documentation for
every admission (regardless of source or payer status): a) Obtain a
"DON", IDPH Form #2536, and OBRA Form for appropriate residents. b)
Security deposit (if applicable) from resident or the responsible
party. c) Obtain signatures of resident and/or the responsible
party on the contract and all other admission documents. d)
Complete Social Security representative payee applications and/or
RFMS direct deposit form for private, Public Aid and Public Aid
Pending residents. e) Determine Medicare and Medicaid eligibility,
days remaining, and communicate pertinent information to the office
staff. f) Inform resident and family of Advanced Directives and "Do
Not Resuscitate" orders. g) Inform resident and family of rules of
spousal impoverishment and prepaid funeral arrangements. h) Obtain
copy of Medicare, Social Security, insurance, and other cards i)
Complete new admission sex offender check, criminal background
F Coordinate long term admissions with area hospital case managers
and social workers, and submit to the DON (when necessary) and
Administrator for final approval.
G. Complete all new physician credentials (as needed.)
H. Facilitate daily admissions meetings and provide data regarding
resident/family background, family involvement, resident behavior,
payer status, etc. to staff in attendance.
I. Maintain communication with hospital social workers/discharge
planners, families, and nursing staff to coordinate resident
J. Greet new resident and family upon admission (all forms must be
completed within 48 hours of admission.
K. Attend Continuity of Care meetings, public speaking events, and
health fairs as needed with approval of the Administrator.
L. Maintain working relationships provided by the Marketer with
hospital and senior center social workers, discharge planners, and
case managers to stimulate referrals to general admission as well
as monitor satisfaction of referring parties to the facility.
M. Work with Resident and Family in securing Public Aid approval
for appropriate residents.
N. Attend Medicare, Department Head, and others as deemed
O. Maintain up-to-date knowledge of any changes in JCAHO, Federal,
and State regulations, modify department policies to assure
compliance, and in-service all effected personnel accordingly.
P. Furnish information regarding residents only to authorized
agencies or people.
Q. Follow established fire, disaster, safety, infection control,
and evacuation policies and procedures.
R. Perform other related duties as directed by the
S. Work as weekend Supervisor as part of Department head monthly
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