Home Health Weekend Coordinator AdventHealth Shawnee Mission
Location Address: 9100 W. 74th Street, Mission, KS 66204
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Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility
Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
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Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses
This position will work Friday – Monday, with the heaviest hours on Saturday and Sunday.
Around 9 hours/shift
You Will Be Responsible For:
Comply with company policies, procedures, practices and care standards.
Prepare and maintain schedules for all clinicians, in collaboration with Administrator on-call for the weekend.
Convey visit management information between field clinicians and PCS, assuring current communications with patients and facilities as well.
Be fully cross-trained in clerical office activities, to provide back-up/coverage for all roles as appropriate (to include but not limited to Intake, Payroll, Authorization, etc.)
Coordinates the intake of all referrals into the agency. Serves as the central coordination point for all referrals coming from hospitals, physician offices and any other referral source.
Verifies that physicians ordering homecare are licensed and able to participate in the Medicare program.
Performs care coordination activities upon receipt of patient referral; assesses if homecare services are appropriate, verify/obtain physician orders, ensure payer coverage is verified, coordinates arrangements for HME, infusion and other needs.
Assures referrals have been entered or enters referrals into the computer, verifies that required information is present prior to admission; maintains accurate reference files such as physicians, payers, and referral source information.
Performs and documents payer verification process; verifies Medicare eligibility coverage and insurance or self pay verification for patients prior to admission; follows policy for charity approval process.
Functions as liaison between clinicians in facilities and clinical teams to ensure patients are scheduled in a timely manner and the location/status of all patient referrals is tracked.
Maintains logs as needed for patients who are hospitalized or in skilled facility, new and resumption of care referrals, etc.)
Monitor and supervise the daily clerical operations on the weekend of the home health office and assures duties are performed within established guidelines in accurate and timely manner.
Assigns/delegates responsibility to appropriate staff
What You Will Need:
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Knowledge of computer and standard software applications, appropriate to position and agency required.
Capable of multi-tasking, in a fast-paced working environment required.
Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Associate or Bachelor’s degree in business or medical related field
Minimum of 2 years of experience in health care setting/medical office required
Experience working in a Medicare certified homecare agency
Responsible for preparing and maintaining schedules for clinicians under the direction of the Patient Care Supervisor. Perform other secretarial/clerical/clinical duties as directed.
Coordinates receipt of referrals within the agency by conducting an initial phone evaluation for appropriateness of and acceptance of the referral for home health services. The coordinator will collect patient clinical and demographic data, insurance or payer information, verify payer coverage, obtain physician orders and arrange for support services. Written orders for homecare will be obtained when possible. An RN will be requested to take verbal orders for homecare services when needed.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.