Job Description

Mesquite Rehabilitation Institute (MRI), a 30-bed facility, provides comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation services to patients with functional deficits resulting from injury or illness.

The staff at MRI believes that therapy is not just physical - it is also a very emotional experience.

We are currently seeking a PRN Admissions Coordinator to join our team of caring, highly trained and supportive staff to help maximize our patient‚s recovery and regain independence.

Responsible for coordinating with patients and their families to ensure all admission requirements to the facility are met, and verifies insurance coverage. Acts as a liaison to managed care companies, facilitating admissions, hospital returns, and referral source. Integrates the hospital’s mission and "Guiding Principles" into daily practice.

  • Coordinates admissions activity of all patients; directs and delegates tasks and responsibilities to Admissions Representative(s), Receptionist, Unit Secretary(ies), etc. as appropriate.
  • Coordinates and facilitates daily Operations Meetings by communicating updated referral/admission information.

  • Verifies patient’s insurance information including benefits, coverage's, limits, billing information, etc. In accordance with policy, communicates this information accordingly and submits it into Business Office.

  • Notifies all appropriate departments of census changes, to include admission status, date and time, room changes, transfers, discharges, etc.

  • Performs other duties as assigned to support overall effectiveness of the department.

Requirements:

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • One (1) year experience in Business Office or Admissions Office in a medical setting preferred.
  • OR any equivalent combination of education and experience.