• Intake Manager

    Job Locations US-NJ-Rahway
    Requisition ID
    Position Category
    Clinical Services
    Position Type
    Full-Time (30+ hours/week)
  • Overview

    Great new Career Opportunity in Hospice!


    Now Hiring - Intake Manager - [Enter Location]




    Ascend Hospice - is part of the Ascend family of Healthcare Companies. Our mission is to define excellence within the health care community. We are dedicated to inspiring people to live better lives through innovative health and wellness programs, products and services. We treat residents, their families and each other with respect, dignity and compassion. Through a collaborative and consultative approach, we strive to provide a framework of strength and stability for our patients, families and associates. We work to maintain the highest standards of care and service for our patients, families and valued employees.


    We are proud to Offer:

    • Competitive Salaries
    • Comprehensive Healthcare Benefits
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Paid Time Off
    • Mileage Reimbursement
    • Opportunities to advance and grow your career
    • And More!

    If working with people who are dedicated, compassionate, and concerned about their patients is essential to you, then you'll appreciate being a part of our team. We've built a strong reputation on the outstanding level of care that we provide.


    Ascend Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer



    The Intake Manager is responsible for, but not limited to:

    1. Completes initial inquiry forms for all potential admissions, and forwards completed forms to the appropriate Hospice Nurse and Director of Clinical Services and/or Administrator
    2. Insures that whenever possible, all referrals are converted to admissions
    3. If referrals do not convert to admissions, the Administrator will be notified
    4. Track all inquiries and referrals daily. This report will be given to the Administrator weekly
    5. Assists patients, families and responsible parties in completing the admissions packet as needed
    6. Works collaboratively with appropriate staff to insure written or verbal consents are obtained
    7. Will collaborate with Administrator or designee before referrals are not converted to admissions
    8. Reviews referrals with hospice physician (s) to explore admission diagnosis and clinical history to support medical eligibility.
    9. Takes hospice physician orders as needed for admissions
    10. Collaborates with Billing to ensure financial status is determined and or authorized is obtained
    11. Monitors and collaborates with medical records to ensure the census is reported correctly



    Associates Degree in a related field


    Professional Experience:

    • Licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) within the state of Operations
    • CHPN Certification, a plus
    • Preferably 5-8 years
    • Experience in a related capacity
    • Must have a Valid Driver's License and reliable source of transportation
    • Must be willing to travel
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills



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