Clinical Home Health Weekend Coordinator at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/17/2022


Job Snapshot

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    Home Care
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Home Health Weekend Coordinator AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address: 9100 W. 74th Street, Mission, KS 66204

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Benefits begin on Day One
  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses

Work Hours/Shift:

  • This position will work Friday – Monday, with the heaviest hours on Saturday and Sunday. 
  • Around 9 hours/shift

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Comply with company policies, procedures, practices and care standards.
  • Prepare and maintain schedules for all clinicians, in collaboration with Administrator on-call for the weekend.
  • Convey visit management information between field clinicians and PCS, assuring current communications with patients and facilities as well.
  • Be fully cross-trained in clerical office activities, to provide back-up/coverage for all roles as appropriate (to include but not limited to Intake, Payroll, Authorization, etc.)
  • Coordinates the intake of all referrals into the agency.  Serves as the central coordination point for all referrals coming from hospitals, physician offices and any other referral source. 
  • Verifies that physicians ordering homecare are licensed and able to participate in the Medicare program.
  • Performs care coordination activities upon receipt of patient referral; assesses if homecare services are appropriate, verify/obtain physician orders, ensure payer coverage is verified, coordinates arrangements for HME, infusion and other needs.
  • Assures referrals have been entered or enters referrals into the computer, verifies that required information is present prior to admission; maintains accurate reference files such as physicians, payers, and referral source information.
  • Performs and documents payer verification process; verifies Medicare eligibility coverage and insurance or self pay verification for patients prior to admission; follows policy for charity approval process.
  • Functions as liaison between clinicians in facilities and clinical teams to ensure patients are scheduled in a timely manner and the location/status of all patient referrals is tracked. 
  • Maintains logs as needed for patients who are hospitalized or in skilled facility, new and resumption of care referrals, etc.)
  • Monitor and supervise the daily clerical operations on the weekend of the home health office and assures duties are performed within established guidelines in accurate and timely manner. 
  • Assigns/delegates responsibility to appropriate staff

What You Will Need:


  • Knowledge of computer and standard software applications, appropriate to position and agency required.
  • Capable of multi-tasking, in a fast-paced working environment required.
  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.


  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in business or medical related field
  •  Minimum of 2 years of experience in health care setting/medical office required
  • Experience working in a Medicare certified homecare agency

Job Summary:

Responsible for preparing and maintaining schedules for clinicians under the direction of the Patient Care Supervisor.  Perform other secretarial/clerical/clinical duties as directed.

Coordinates receipt of referrals within the agency by conducting an initial phone evaluation for appropriateness of and acceptance of the referral for home health services.  The coordinator will collect patient clinical and demographic data, insurance or payer information, verify payer coverage, obtain physician orders and arrange for support services.  Written orders for homecare will be obtained when possible.  An RN will be requested to take verbal orders for homecare services when needed.   

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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