Casa de la Luz Hospice

Admissions Supervisor RN

Job ID
2020-1487
Category
Nursing
Type
Regular Full-Time 40
Location
US-AZ-Tucson

Overview

 

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Casa de la Luz has been providing Superior Care for over 21 years and

has grown to become the leader in hospice care services in Southern AZ!

 

Casa de la Luz is also the recipient of The Arizona Daily Star's 2020 Reader Choice Awards for

"Best Hospice Care" and "Best Workplace Culture!"

 

Now Hiring for a Full Time Admissions Supervisor RN

 

Position is 40 hours/wk

 *This position offers Competitive Pay, PTO, Paid Holidays, and Excellent Full Time Benefits!*

 

About Casa de la Luz Hospice:

 Lynette Jaramillo and Agnes C. Poore formed Casa de la Luz Hospice, LLC, in 1998 to provide sensitivity, care and support for patients and their loved ones in the final phase of life. They wanted to reach far beyond the usual and customary hospice service in Tucson. They built a team of individuals who are committed to guiding patients and their loved ones through the end of life journey with knowledge, compassion, and the highest ethical standards. Casa de la Luz's mission and core values are in the heart of each of its employees. In order to continuously fulfill our mission we seek to recruit caring and compassionate individuals.

 

By joining the Casa de la Luz family you will have the opportunity to make a great contribution to the hospice community, and you will find your employment at Casa de la Luz Hospice to be a rewarding experience. Lynette and Agnes continue to lead the company's mission with a hands-on approach to the company's daily operations. This year, Casa de la Luz Hospice is celebrating 21 years of providing compassionate and superior care and has established an outstanding reputation within Southern Arizona. Credit for this reputation goes to each individual in the organization. Casa has also been voted as Tucson's Best Place to Work on more than one occasion due to our commitment to our employees. Today, Casa de la Luz Hospice is the largest and one of the most trusted and respected hospices in Southern Arizona. We seek unique talent and energies to contribute to our culture of superior care.

 

Position Summary:

The Admissions Supervisor is responsible for supervising all aspects of the patient intake process including supervising the members of the intake team, establishing and maintaining positive relationships with customers and referral sources, responding to customer requests and concerns, and supervising the insurance verification and authorization processes.

 

Responsibilities

  1. Directs all daily patient referral and intake operations including providing direct oversight of the establishment and implementation of intake policies.
  2. Ensures compliance with all state and federal referral/intake regulatory requirements.
  3. Directs the implementation of improved work methods and procedures to ensure patients are admitted in accordance with policy.
  4. Works closely with marketing department staff to establish and maintain positive working relationships with current and potential referral sources.
  5. Ensures seamless transition of patients to home care by providing direct oversight of patient education and preparation for hospice care, Plan of Care initiation, and coordination of care with multiple service providers.
  6. Ensures maximum third party reimbursement through direct oversight of insurance verification and authorization processes.
  7. Negotiates service pricing with insurance RN Case Managers and other payors within established financial and credit parameters.
  8. Assists the Executive Director/Administrator in the preparation of an annual budget for the intake department and monitors allocation of resources according to budgetary limitations.
  9. Directly supervises department staff according to company policy, sets goals and objectives, monitors/manages performance including performance reviews, and assesses staff development needs.
  10. Assures completeness and accuracy of electronic medical records related to referral and admission process.
  11. Builds and monitors community and customer perceptions of Casa de la Luz as a high-quality provider of services.
  12. Analyzes and reports referral statistics including key customer referral trends.
  13. Maintains comprehensive working knowledge of Casa de la Luz contractual relationships and ensures that patients are admitted according to contract provisions.
  14. Maintains comprehensive working knowledge of community resources and assists referral sources in accessing community resources should services not be provided by Casa de la Luz.

Qualifications

  1. Bachelor's degree in nursing; master’s degree in health care or related field preferred.
  2. Registered nurse with a license to practice in the state of Arizona.
  3. At least three to five years experience in health care management preferably in hospice care operations.
  4. Knowledge of corporate business management, governmental regulations, and private payor practices.

Skills and Abilities Required

  1. Demonstrated ability to supervise and direct professional and administrative personnel.
  2. Ability to market aggressively and deal tactfully with customers and the community.
  3. Demonstrated excellent communications, negotiation, and public relations skills.

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