RN / Registered Nurse Job in Birmingham, Alabama / Government
Company: Kindred at Home
Posted on: September 14, 2019
I believe that better care begins at home. Compassionate care,
uncompromising service and clinical excellence thats what our
patients have come to expect from our clinicians. Kindred at Home,
a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the nations leading
provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and non-medical
home care services.
Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, including Gentiva, delivers
compassionate, high-quality care to patients and clients in their
homes or places of residence, including non-medical personal
assistance, skilled nursing and rehabilitation and hospice and
palliative care. Our caregivers focus on each unique patient to
deliver the appropriate care and emotional support to our patients
and their families.
As a RN Intake Specialist, you will:
Receive and respond to incoming calls from referral sources or
potential patients, exchange information to identify patients
needs, and determine the Companys ability to meet them.
Record the outcome of calls, make follow-up calls as necessary,
track and report on conversion ratios, (as necessary) and identify
alternative community service sources when Gentiva Health Services
solutions are not available.
Enter referral information in System including clinical information
and orders for services if available.
Identify potential payer sources, establish primary payers,
document demographic/clinical/payer information, obtain initial
authorization if applicable and determine coverage availability for
third party non-governmental payers.
Develop and maintain a working knowledge of all services and
resources provided by the Company and available within the
Access national account information, including the names of the
accounts and the terms of the contracts as appropriate. Interact
with referral sources to facilitate communications, answer
questions and resolve problems.
May obtain ongoing authorizations for visits based upon written
information supplied by clinical field staff. Submit requests to
appropriate payers, document authorization, and notify branch via
email when authorization is obtained.
Work with Intake Manager and Branch Managers when requests for care
are inappropriate or incomplete or are not a covered benefit.
Generate sales correspondence, contact referral sources and assist
in sales/marketing activities.
Associates Degree or Diploma in nursing or the equivalent
Minimum of three years clinical experience in area of specialty
RN licensure in the state(s) of desired practice
Acute/homecare experience within the past two years
Strong knowledge of governmental home health agency regulations and
Working knowledge of personal computer and data entry, email
retrieval, Internet and Microsoft or equivalent software skills
Excellent negotiation, organization, decision-making, and
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