**THIS POSITION WILL COVER NORTHLAKE AND NORTHWEST, IN**
What makes Kindred Healthcare a great place to work? Our people, of course! Our clinicians answer this special calling because they have a fundamental, internal drive to directly help people. In return, we serve, develop and respect our employees in environments created to optimize their job effectiveness, experience, and satisfaction. This is who we are.
Who are you? To succeed in our high-energy, high-reward environment, our clinicians provide compassionate critical care and deliver exceptional patient experiences , meaningful outcomes, and bonds for life.
As our most acute level of care, Kindred's transitional care hospitals offer the same critical care patients receive in a traditional hospital or intensive care unit , but for an extended recovery period. Our clinicians play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients .
As a Patient Assessment Coordinator you will:
Conduct patient assessments to identify patients for potential admission into the system.
Maintains positive relationships with current referral sources.
Coordinates transmission of clinical and benefits information from referral sources back to hospital.
As a Patient Assessment Coordinator you will have:
Associates degree preferred.
Healthcare professional licensure required; that is, as a Registered Nurse (RN), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Respiratory Therapist (RT), Physical Therapist (PT), Occupational Therapist (OT), or Medical Social Worker (MSW).
Valid driver's license.
Three (3) years of patient care/treatment experience required, preferably in an acute care or skilled nursing setting.
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