• Director of Admissions

    Posted Date 1 week ago(5/16/2018 8:37 AM)
    Job ID
    33302
    Position Location
    US-FL-Vero Beach
    Facility Name
    Vero Beach, Consulate Health Care of
    Job Category
    Admissions
    TC
    CB
    Position Status
    FT (Full Time)
  • Job Overview

    An extraordinary opportunity to be a part of a culture you can be proud of by joining one of the nations’ top Long Term Care, Skilled Nursing health care providers in our dynamic facility located in  Vero Beach, FL.

     

    As one of America’s top leading providers of medical services and rehabilitation for elderly patients in communities across the nation, Consulate Health Care provides the highest standard of services for short-term and long-term care needs. Our professionals impact our organization, our clients, and their families in a variety of constructive ways, every day. Even as we’ve grown to become the sixth-largest provider in the nation and the largest in the Sunshine State, it’s the little things we do while fulfilling our mission statement of “Providing Service with Our Hearts and Hands” that really make the difference. 

    A position with Consulate Health Care means more than just a paycheck. We believe in creating a positive environment that reinforces your efforts to succeed and supports your long-term career development. We offer the opportunity to work with large corporation, but with the benefit of a small company feel!

     

    Purpose of Your Job Position

     

    As a Consulate Health Care Director of Admissions, you are entrusted with the responsibility of caring for our residents, families, co-workers, visitors and all others; as well as demonstrating in all interactions, Consulate Health Care’s five core values of Compassion, Honesty, Integrity, Respect and Passion. The primary purpose of your job position is to manage the facility census by opening and maintaining the accounts with insurers, community organizations and hospitals, which generate patient referrals and admissions. You are entrusted to provide innovative, responsible healthcare with the creation and implementation of new ideas and concepts that continually improve systems and processes to achieve superior results.

     

    Job Functions

     

    As Director of Admissions, you are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties. Responsible for managing the facility census by opening and maintaining accounts with insurers, community organizations and hospitals, which generate patient referrals and admissions. Supervises the Admissions Coordinator when applicable. Achieves facility census goals and annual budget projections.  Serves as liaison between the company and the outside community. Works with local community agencies to generate a positive image and encourage referral activities.  Participate in industry trade shows and business development activities, as assigned.  Develops strategies to maximize admissions including daily contact with potential referral sources including but not limited to hospitals, physicians, insurers, case management companies and health care agencies.  Ability to effectively manage electronic referral programs as well as collaborating with other local Consulate facilities in order to offer acceptance to patients.   Conducts admission screening of potential patients, determine level of care, services required, equipment needs and insurance coverage, as indicated.  Perform other duties, as assigned. 

     

    Job Requirements

    • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language and possess good communication skills.
    • Must demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.
    • Must be a supportive team member, contribute to and be an example of teamwork and team concept.
    • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
    • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.
    • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.
    • Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel. 

     

    Education & Experience Requirements

    • Secondary Education Degree required. Nursing degree preferred. Current state license, as appropriate.
    • Three (3) years experience in business development. Managed care/insurance preferred. Experience with public and commercial payers sources preferred. Experience working independently. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

     

     

    EEO/MFDV

    Facility and Benefit Information

    Benefits Information:

     

    Consulate Health Care rewards its professionals for their hard work and dedication to company success with a comprehensive benefit and incentives program including enhanced generous paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short term and long term disability and much more.  We provide competitive pay, and a multitude of opportunities for career advancement, and personal growth. As a Consulate employee, you will provide service to our caregivers who fulfill our mission of “Providing service with our Hearts and Hands”.

     

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

    Company Overview

    Where Will Compassion Take You?

     

    At Consulate Health Care, we're looking for talented, compassionate and hard-working individuals who are eager to serve others. Our team members go above and beyond to give our residents and patients the care they deserve — so you'll find that every day with Consulate Health Care offers new and exciting opportunities to learn and grow.

    Compassionate hearts and passionate dedication – these two qualities shine in our team members and provide the foundation for our mission of “Providing Service With Our Hearts and Hands”. The compassion you'll show to residents, patients and their families is the lifeline of our business, while relationships with your peers and coworkers will strengthen our vibrant, diverse community.

    Consulate Health Care is one of the nation's leading providers of Senior healthcare services, specializing in post-acute care. Operating in 21 states, we offer services ranging from short-term transitional care to Alzheimer’s and dementia care. 

    • 24-hour skilled nursing care
    • Comprehensive post-acute care
    • Physical, Occupational and Speech therapies
    • "Your Journey Home" short-term rehab program
    • Alzheimer's and dementia care
    • Care for medically-complex patients

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