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FT Care Coordinator LVN/LPN 

Req Number NUR-13-00110  
Division Attentive Home Health  
Location Arlington, TX  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Open Date 5/13/2013  
Description

The Care Coordinator manages communications, schedules, and assures physician order fulfillment for a specified group of patients.  Works collaboratively and directs the flow of information of a multidisciplinary patient care team. Provides patient care interventions under the supervision of an RN.

  • With unyielding conviction, conveys the Triangle of Care as our care model.  Facilitates the translation of the Triangle of Care into practice.
  • Performs coordination of care for an assigned group of multidisciplinary patient care teams in collaboration with a Field Case Manager.
  • Assures the appropriate scheduling of patient care services according to physician orders as well as employment status and qualifications of clinicians.
  • Accurately receives, records, and enters physician’s orders into the software system with correct format, spelling and grammar. Orders are processed in a timely manner.
  • Provides appropriate and timely follow up to patient of care issues.  Uses established forms to document patient care issues, interventions, actions and responses.
  • Receives daily confirmation of critical visits from nurses and therapists.  Prompts clinicians for complete information and questions for clarification on information that is incomplete or unclear.  Documents information received according to set procedures.
  • Communicates critical information to physicians, field staff, Care Transition Coordinators, office staff and Manager, as appropriate.  This may include lab results, notification of schedule changes, admissions, hospitalizations, changes in patient condition, changes in physician’s orders, etc.
  • Communicate effectively with Vital Station clinicians, patients, and field staff regarding telemonitor trends and troubleshooting
  • Participates in preparation of information for case conference of an assigned group of patients.  Provides medical record review and assists in transferring information to the 60 day summary prior to case conference.
  • Assures appropriate discharge planning as well as the provision of State and Federally mandated patient notifications of care changes and discharges planned.
  • Perform visits as dictated by the Agency’s needs
  • Participate in Performance Improvement activities
  • Other duties as assigned
 
Position Requirements
  • Possesses strong verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Uses words that express respect, patience and understanding in interactions with others.  Works toward resolution of interpersonal conflicts as they arise.
  • Ability to effectively manage several concurrent tasks in a briskly paced environment.
  • Ability to organize and manage daily work processes in an efficient manner.
  • Demonstrates ability to receive, accurately transcribe, communicate and follow through with orders received.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in accurate and timely clinical documentation
  • Licensed nurse in the state in which duties are performed.
  • Possesses knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid guidelines essential to Home Health Coverage
  • Computer, internet access and email capabilities from home or other off-site location

 Education

Graduate of an approved vocational school of nursing.

 

Training and Experience

  • One (1) year nursing experience with one (1) year experience in the field of Home Health Nursing
  • One (1) year of clinical office support experience in the field of Home Health Nursing is preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee will sit for extended periods of time.
  • There will be some walking, standing, reaching, bending, and carrying of light to heavy items such as papers, office/medical supplies, books and files on a regular and recurring basis.
  • Must be able to communicate articulately and with professionalism.
  • Will be required to travel by vehicle for long periods of time if needed.
 
About the Organization CareCycle Solutions is a progressive company; we are changing the face of health care. Our leadership has an agenda that will continue to set us apart from our competition:

* We are the largest non-government telehealth program in the United States.
* We have validated studies that prove dramatic reduction in patient rehospitalization.
* We deliver a post acute answer to managing care transition.

With over 1000 employees throughout Texas and Louisiana dedicated to making a difference, our future is bright. The Triangle of Care concept is centered around our patients: Telehealth, Therapy and Nursing…always together, never apart.


Attentive Home Health * Brady Health Care Services * Delta Home Health * Hill Country Home Health * MedSource Home Health * Thompson Home Health * VitalPartners 365

 

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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