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Intake Coordinator Skilled Nursing

Company: Renown Health
Location: Sparks
Posted on: September 26, 2018

Job Description:

Position Purpose: The purpose of this position is to evaluate and establish the appropriateness of Skilled Nursing and Long Term referrals and to obtain authorization for care as needed. Nature and Scope: The Intake Coordinator will review and analyze all referrals for appropriateness, ability to accept and prioritization of need. The clinician will be responsible to gather all pertinent information and to confirm information provided by referring entity. The clinician will review health records to identify relevant diagnoses and procedures pertinent to Skilled or Long Term Care. The clinician will obtain physician orders as necessary for staff to provide care. The Intake Coordinator will also be responsible for obtaining insurance authorization as needed for specific payers.

The clinician must have a thorough understanding of the content of the medical record in order to be able to locate information to support the need for skilled or long term care. The clinician must be trained in the anatomy and physiology of the human body and disease processes in order to understand the etiology, pathology and symptoms needed to be treated in the home care setting.

This position is challenged to be aware of the continual changes in Federal and State regulations for prospective payment, keep informed of changes in treatment modes and new procedures.

This position does provide patient care. The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job. Minimum Qualifications: Requirements - Required and/or Preferred Education:

Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English. Appropriate education to obtain and maintain Licensed Practical Nursing licensure in the State of Nevada. Experience:

Minimum two years LPN experience required. At least one year of experience in Skilled and/or Long Term Care preferred. License(s):

Ability to obtain and maintain a State of Nevada Licensed Practical Nurse license. Certification(s):

Current BLS certification by AHA standards required. Computer / Typing:

Working knowledge of basic computer programs and Microsoft Office Suite. Keyboard typing required. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word and have the ability to use the computer to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.

Keywords: Renown Health, Sparks , Intake Coordinator Skilled Nursing, Healthcare , Sparks, Nevada

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