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LAKEWOOD HEALTHCARE CENTER Admissions Coordinator in Tacoma, Washington

DescriptionCHI Franciscan Rehabilitation Hospitalopened the doors of this new 60-bed hospital in May 2018 to servepatients recovering from strokes, brain and spinal-cord injuries, amputations, complex orthopedic injuries, and other conditions. Thehospital is a joint venture partnership between CHI Franciscan Healthand Kindred Healthcare.This position will work under the direction of the Director of Business Development and be responsible for patient admissions, insurance verification and other insurance verification duties as directed. This individual will be responsible for obtaining the necessary demographic information of the patient which may require interviewing patients or their representatives. This position is also responsible for preparing/processing admitting forms and keeps abreast of all new insurance updates and regulations. Direct supervisory for all admissions associates.This is a full time salaried position.We offer competitive payplus a generous benefits package that includes:Medical insuranceDental insuranceVision insuranceShort- and Long-Term Disability InsuranceAccident insuranceCritical illness insuranceHospital Indemnity PlanLife insurancePet insuranceIdentity Theft ProtectionLegal Assistance Plan401(K) savings plan with employer matching contributionsPaid Time Off, Paid Sick Leave and 6 Paid Holidays per yearQualificationsQUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma required. Some college preferred. Minimum of 2 years experience in Admitting and/or medical insurance preferred. Experience in handling patient admissions preferred. Extensive knowledge of insurance and their benefits and admitting forms. Proficiency in recording admission reservations. Management experience preferred. Basic computer knowledge including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language. Good communication skills. Ability to work harmoniously with other personnel. Ability to deal tactfully with patients, hospital staff and the general public. Med-Surg hospitals and systems (for profit and non-profit) knowledge desired Must be able to follow written and oral instructions. Must maintain a professional demeanor and appearance to reflect proper image for the hospital and the board members, medical staff, community leaders and fellow employees. Must have good organizational skills and analytical ability in order to interpret information, and carry out duties independently. Job:AdmissionsPrimary Location:WA-Tacoma-Franciscan Specialty CareOrganization:3843 - Franciscan Specialty CareShift:DayEqual Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Drug Free Workplace