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Admissions Coordinator - Hospice

Job ID 111538 Date Posted 07/29/2021
La Mesa, California
  • Sharp HospiceCare
  • Hospice Admin
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time
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Responsibilities

Summary

This position will manage coordination of all incoming information via ECIN/On base to intake staff and facility based hospice nurses for hospice referrals. Gathers necessary information and initiates the first steps in establishing a patient billing and clinical record including insurance information and verification, demographic information and enters into Allscripts.

Register patient in Allscripts / Centricity, send to On-base records keeping, compile the admission paperwork for intake staff to process, notify staff of any insurance issues, notify staff of any additional benefit periods if needed, contact other Hospice agencies if patient has been on service with them and obtain admission and discharge info, make all appropriate notations in the notes section of the Allscripts account.

Sharp HospiceCare is a moderate size Medicare Certified, Joint Commission Accredited organization in an integrated healthcare delivery system. Sharp Hospice Care is dedicated to providing comprehensive care and compassionate support to individuals facing life-limiting illnesses, along with their families and friends. Services range from relief of physical discomfort to emotional and spiritual support. Sharp Hospice Care also provides home based palliative care consultation for patients with advanced illness such as heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and dementia. Sharp Hospice Care is part of Sharp Grossmont Hospital, nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices.

Sharp Hospice Care provides in-home services and also provides the region’s first freestanding hospice homes, LakeView Home in La Mesa, ParkView Home in Del Cerro and BonitaView Home in Bonita which offer end-of-life patients an alternative to nursing home placement. The homes – staffed 24 hours a day by licensed nurses – provide a comfortable and supportive environment for our patients and their families.

Location
This position is located in La Mesa, San Diego County
 
Hours

FT day shift 8:00am-5;00pm, weekends as needed
 
Required Skills and Qualifications  

  • Three years recent experience in Home Care Intake/Hospice Intake

  • On-line computer experience in office setting 

  • Basic computer skills. Typing and word processing.

  • Familiar with medical terminology

  • Understanding of incoming referrals via ECIN/Onbase

  • Excellent telephone etiquette. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Assist with scheduling for nurses

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

 

 

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

 

 

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