Intake Coordinator - Clinical - LPN Job Opening

Intake Coordinator - Clinical - LPN

Amedisys, Inc.

Opelika, Alabama
Category: Case Manager

Intake Coordinator - Clinical - LPN-19004980

Why Join the Amedisys Family?

We are a growing company that values and rewards our team members, recognizes your special skills and experience and offers opportunities for growth. Join more than 14,000 team members who help change lives every day and share a mission of delivering high quality home health, hospice and private duty care at home.
Unique clinical environment:
Care for patients one-on-one in home environment with flexibility in scheduling
Culture of teamwork:
Shine on your own, with the support of a multi-disciplinary team
Ongoing support:
Continuing education and training, tuition assistance, technology and more
Professional development to build skills and opportunities to advance
Healthcare leader:
Progressive, stable company with 30 years of experience in delivering care at home and commitment to clinical excellence
If you’re looking for a home where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team.
Schedule Full-time
Primary Location United States-Alabama-Opelika
Organization Homecare

What You Will Do:
Responsible for the evaluation/admission and/or transfer process of patients following referral.
  • Serves as the first line of customer service for internal and external customers.
  • Receives and documents patient referrals to home health services, ensuring compliance with applicable coverage criteria.
  • Gathers appropriate information to assist the clinical team in scheduling an evaluation visit.
  • Coordinates the evaluation/admission process and may assign field staff to conduct initial assessment.
  • Communicates pertinent patient information to the care center team.
  • Makes referrals to other community resources as directed by the Director of Operations/BD team.
  • If a licensed clinician, may obtain verbal orders for patients and documents as applicable.
  • Coordinates with other departments for insurance verification and payer authorization as needed.
  • Communicates and follows up with Business Development regarding pending admissions as needed or as directed by Director of Operations.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Two (2+) years of administrative experience in a healthcare environment.

  • Current, unencumbered license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse or Physical Therapy Assistant specific to that state the employee is assigned to work by the company.
  • Home health or Hospice experience.

Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.

Benefits and More
Amedisys cares for our team members with the same commitment we have to our patients. This is reflected in the benefits we provide and the opportunities we make available to our team. Benefits for eligible employees include:
  • Paid Time Off/Holidays
  • Health benefits (medical, dental, vision); health spending account
  • 401 (K) plan; employee stock purchase plan available
  • Continuing education
  • Fleet car for eligible employees