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Hospice Referral Coordinator

Job Description


Job ID: 1202592
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

Boone Hospital Home Care brings the excellence of Boone Hospital Center directly to patients' homes. Patients are sometimes discharged from the hospital, or other facility, while still needing close medical supervision. Other times, a doctor may decide that a patient needs assistance but may not need to come to the hospital. This is where Boone Hospital Home Care steps in. Our caregivers are able to schedule home visits 24 hours a day, seven days a week with around-the-clock, on-call nursing supervision. Boone Hospital Home Care professionals also provide in-depth patient and caregiver materials, patient assessments and insurance verification assistance.


Overview


Role Purpose

Processes referrals in accordance with established agency policies and admission criteria ensuring timely transmission to operational areas. Also, serves as a resource liaison for all product lines, promote customer satisfaction.


Responsibilities

  • Screens referrals to ensure patients meet agency admission criteria and comply with state and federal regulations.
  • Verifies insurance benefits, obtains pre-authorizations as necessary, assists billing department, and interprets company services, admission criteria and medical policies to referral sources and individuals seeking information.
  • Tracks current clients that are hospitalized, placed in short term skilled or rehabilitation facility.
  • Communicates and coordinates discharge planning and educates internal and external customers about Home Care Services and/or outpatient services.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Nursing Diploma/Associate's
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    Experience

  • 2-5 years
  •  

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • RN

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Nursing/Social Work/related

     

    Experience

  • 5-10 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer