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Admissions Coordinator

Req #:  200021
Facility:  Advocate At Home
Department:  Clinical Support
City:  Lombard
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate at Home offers comprehensive, quality home health and hospice care throughout metropolitan Chicago, surrounding counties and down to central IL.  As Illinois’ largest, privately held home health care and hospice provider, we have the means and opportunities to enhance your worklife quality.

Admissions Coordinator

Hospice Divisional, Advocate At 

Home Health , Advocate at Home, Lombard, IL 

Full Time Day Shift


Position Requirements:
HS Diploma or equivalent.
3 years of hospice intake experience
Very good communication skills.
Knowledge of Medicare rules and regulations.
Customer Service skills
Working knowledge of managed care environment
N/A On call rotation.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment with established time constraints.
If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.

The purpose of this position is to help achieve the vision of Advocate at Home Services by performing the duties of this position in a cost effective, results oriented and customer focused manner. This position is a critical component of the Unit team and as such meeting individual performance expectations and contribution to team performance goals is required. Responsible for overall coordination of hospice referrals from receipt of referral through completion of the admission process.

Responsibility for the coordination of all hospice referrals and comply with state and federal regulations. Serves as the internal point person and processing agent for all new hospice referrals.
Provision of Quality~ Maintains collaborative relationship with referral sources. Serves as the hospice point person for referral sources to coordinate the referral to admission process.
Coordination of referral process for Advocate Hospice.

ONGOING: Practices MVP. Demonstrates Advocate Health Care's leadership compentecies. Encourages and sets expectations for staff to do the same.
ONGOING: Contributes 'best thinking' to the organization, share experiences, education and insight with peers associates and home care leadership. Question/Challange the status quo and suggest better ways of doing things.
ONGOING: Practices and creates an environment that supports and sustains effective communication with internal and external customers. Develops and sustains relationships that enhance effective coordination of care and increases referral base.


About Advocate Health Care


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.