Director of Admissions

Job ID: 421417 Posted: 2021/01/20 Position Type: Full-time
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Job Information:

Alaris Health at St. Mary’s, a 188 bed-skilled nursing Center in Orange, New Jersey, seeks a director of admissions/marketing to assist the administrator in managing resident flow and the Center’s admissions process and marketing program. Additional responsibilities include:

  • meeting census goals by working with the Center’s interdisciplinary team and network entities
  • ensuring immediate response to phone, fax, and walk-in inquiries and referrals
  • completing tour, application and sales process with residents, their families and referrers
  • meeting with family, residents and residents on day of admission and acclimating them
  • communicating admission criteria to referral sources, residents and families
  • ensuring comprehensive gathering and documentation of resident data
  • maintaining statistics indicating resident flow, pending and lost inquiries, denials, hospital discharges and marketing activity
  • developing and maintaining referral base and providing information to referral sources of resident’s progress
  • assisting in the development and implementation of long-range and short-term marketing plans
  • coordinating and participating in presentations about the Center or other appropriate healthcare topics to hospitals, physicians, and other potential referral sources
  • collaborating with the administrator to ensure resident satisfaction and to assess/respond to resident satisfaction surveys
  • working with the community to enhance the image of the nursing center and promote community wellness
  • and above all, ensuring that residents and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals’ needs and rights
Job Requirements:
  • Minimum of three years of experience in a healthcare setting
  • Minimum of two years of college education in the field of health care administration, business management, and/or marketing or public relations is preferred
  • Basic computer skills and literacy
  • Strong approach to resident service with a sales-oriented personality
  • Ability to work proficiently in a fast-paced, healthcare environment and interface with a variety of healthcare professionals
  • Ability to accurately complete and disseminate admissions paper flow
  • Knowledge of third party payers and programmatic services covered by the variety of payer resources
  • Ability to communicate effectively with billing departments related to interpretation of covered services
  • Empathetic and adept in dealing with a geriatric population and families in crisis
  • Ability to expedite the assessment and admissions process in an assertive AND timely manner
About Alaris: Founded on a tradition of health care excellence, Alaris’ Member Health Centers are leading providers of short-term post hospital rehabilitation, long term and specialty care, with Member Health Centers throughout the state of New Jersey. From 5 Star Quality ratings to a dedicated and caring staff, resident care and satisfaction is always on the top of our Member Health Centers’ priority list!

Today, Alaris Member Health Centers are setting new standards in quality, service and innovation. Using their innovative focus, Alaris Member Health Centers will continue to lead the way in an evolving health care environment. Our Member Health Centers always make sure their residents are being treated with the most advanced care and are provided with an ever-increasing range of services and care options.
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