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Banner Health Post Acute Alignment Specialist in Greeley, Colorado

Primary City/State:

Greeley, Colorado

Department Name:

Banner Service Line-Corp

Work Shift:

Day

Job Category:

Strategy and Improvement

Primary Location Starting Range:

$26.64/hr - $35.52/hr

In accordance with Colorado’s EPEWA Equal Pay Transparency Rules.

You have a place in the health care industry. There’s more to health care than IV bags and trauma rooms. We support all staff members as they find the path that is right for them. If you’re looking to leverage your abilities – you belong at Banner Health. Apply today.

Join the Post Acute Services team! This department works as a collaborative team with business development and operations to ensure that we bring the best care to patients that we service. We are a integrative health care system that has a robust post-acute continuum of care that sets us apart from the competition.

As a Post Acute Access Specialist, you will be optimizing referral development for Home Health, Home Medical Equipment, Hospice, and Home Infusion Therapy. Bring your healthcare sales experience utilizing cold calling, virtual marketing component, and excellent organizational skills! You will be able to identify and develop new clients, while managing current accounts to optimal levels.

Within Banner Health Corporate, you will have the opportunity to apply your unique experience and expertise in support of a nationally-recognized healthcare leader. We offer stimulating and rewarding careers in a wide array of disciplines. Whether your background is in Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Managed Care Programs or Public Relations, you'll find many options for contributing to our award-winning patient care.

POSITION SUMMARY

This position is responsible for providing ongoing information on Banner Homecare services and referral coordination for assigned program(s) and facilities. Upon receipt of a referral, meets with patient/family determines patient needs and assists with correct patient alignment of post-acute services. Assists branch operations in clinical coordination and communication with referral sources. Works in collaboration with Banner Homecare Admission Teams to facilitate timely admissions and further develop key accounts. Must have strong knowledge of governmental regulations, Medicare eligibility requirements, comprehensive understanding of potential care plan needs for the patient and coordination of necessary resources.

CORE FUNCTIONS

  1. Develops and maintains contact with key hospital, skilled nursing, assisted living facility, discharge planning services, case management and clinical staff to provide ongoing updates on Banner Homecare services available in the market. Increase admissions within the assigned accounts and meets or exceeds targets.

  2. Develops a Homecare presence within facilities. Provides education and/or continuing education programs for referral sources within guidelines of facility and company policy. Utilizes appropriate company resources to maintain and develop business opportunities. Maintains market awareness and prepares competitive updates as directed.

  3. Maintains positive relationships with referral sources, facilitates communication between referral sources, patient and family populations within assigned accounts, and attends professional organization meetings as approved. Maintains and follows patients while in the facility.

  4. Functions as liaison between referral source and Banner Homecare. Assesses needs of patient/family, assuring that clinical alignment is appropriate and securing appropriate post-acute resources.

  5. Ensures effective communication and collaboration with program staff and actively participates in weekly program business development meetings. Brings relevant data, reports, as well as information regarding changes within accounts and referral sources. Assists with new staff orientation and physician orientation program as directed.

  6. Demonstrates competent professional practice, and engages in opportunities for professional growth. Identifies opportunities for and participates in performance improvement activities.

  7. Works independently under general supervision. The position’s customers are internal and external – Internal: Department Directors and other managers and staff involved with assigned program(s); External: physicians, physician offices, social workers, community-based organizations, and, in general, anyone who might refer a patient to the assigned program(s). This position requires making decisions related to patient care coordination throughout various facilities and with various specialty practices.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must possess a strong knowledge of clinical care as normally obtained through the completion of a degree in nursing, healthcare or related field.

This position requires the skills, knowledge and abilities in healthcare services sales and marketing typically acquired over three or more years of related sales experience and education. The work requires a high degree of organization, the ability to manage time and resources effectively, and the self-starter ability to work independently to achieve goals. Effective negotiation, conflict management, customer service and interpersonal relations skills are necessary. The ability to communicate effectively verbally, in writing and through common computer software is required. Employees working at the Boswell Skilled Nursing Facility must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Home health and/or hospice experience preferred. Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or disability.

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