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Amherst SNF Admissions Coordinator - RN in Amherst, New York

Admissions Coordinator - RN

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Elderwood at Amherst

Position Type

Regular Full-Time


12p-8p (every other weekend requirement)

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Elderwood at Amherst, a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) serving the geriatric population in Western New York, is seeking a Registered Nurse RN) to manage and lead resident admissions.

Elderwood at Amherst is part of agrowing organization recognized for quality care. Most recent accoldate: Best Nursing Homes for Short Stay Rehabilitation 2018-19.
RN Admissions Overview:
The Admissions Coordinator team member is responsible for the screening of Prospective residents for facilities in the Elderwood organization. This individual will maintain equal responsibility and loyalty to each Elderwood facility and possess a well-rounded understanding of services, routines, staffing, environment and general operations within the organization they represent.


Assume responsibility for admission screenings and document compilation at local hospitals, ACF's, resident homes

Submit a statistical monthly report to the Director of Admissions indicating delineation of screens completed by facility referral, admissions placed and a narrative summary of key events.

Effectively utilize voice mail and two way pagers for the purpose of communication between facilities, screener and Director of Admissions.

Visit designated hospital assignments daily.

Maximize productivity through communication with Director of Admissions for re-assignment or assignment of secondary support.

Participate in targeted marketing projects.

Initiate physician, hospital and referral source marketing efforts.

Coordinate Pre-Admission Planning programs.

Coordinate with referral sources a timely transfer of appropriate residents to ElderWood sites.


Minimum 18 yrs. age required, High School diploma or equivalent required Baccalaureate Degree in Social Work; R.N.; or health related field from an accredited institution required. 2-3 years clinical experience, required.

Long-Term Care, Hospital Discharge Planning experience required. Strong clinical assessment skills and working knowledge of medical charts and terminology necessary. Ability to apply critical thinking skills.

Ability to meet the public easily, handle problems diplomatically, maintain flexibility and cooperate with other staff members necessary. Valid State & Driver's License and clean driving record required with personal mode of transportation Must be energetic, enthusiastic and portray a positive attitude.

EOE Statement

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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