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CARE TRANSITION COORDINATOR-HOSPICE

Zoek Pin Wilson, NC

Competitive

Permanent (Full time)

Company Overview Hospice of Wilson, part of LHC Group, is seeking a licensed Registered Nurse who would like to join our team as a Care Transition Coordinator. LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people. Essential FunctionsEssential FuncitonsSuccessfully executes a weekly, monthly, and quarterly strategy to increase market share through key account development including prospecting|diversification and call frequency|routing. Plans activity to maximize territory coverage of both existing and prospective accountsResponsible for achievement of admission goals|expectations as established at hire or at review of annual agency budget goalsAssists the LHC Group agency with the preparation for accepting care of the patient post discharge from the hospitalCoordinates other services for the patient with ancillary service providers (DME|Infusion)Ensures the availability of a attending physician to follow the patients care in the home or the transfer of primary care to the hospice medical directorAssists the Administrator with execution of contracts for facility based services for hospice patientsExplains hospice services and agency procedures to the patient and his|her family membersInvolves the family|caregivers in the educational process and assesses post-discharge educational|coaching needsKnowledgeable about state specific admission criteria and timelines for admissionMonitors the status of all patients receiving Respite or General Inpatient Care and facilitate the communication between the agency|hospital|physicianParticipate in bi-weekly IDG meetings, as necessary to give an update regarding accounts, customer needs, and progress towards agency growth strategiesParticipates in weekly one-on-one meetings with AdministratorResponsible for the initial medication reconciliation with appropriate hand off and communication to visiting staffSchedules a follow-up phone call to the FCC in the system 48 hours post admitServes as a liaison between the LHC Group agency, the facility care setting and the referring physicianServes as an educational resource for hospital staff and physicians regarding the hospice benefit and related regulations, including, consulting with hospital staff or physicians regarding an individual patients suitability for hospice benefit provided there is NO contact with the patient or the patients family members prior to the referral to hospiceVisits and communicates with the patient in the hospital to obtain necessary information to facilitate the transferAll other duties as assigned Education & ExperienceEducation and ExperienceMust have one year hospice experience or one year of hospital case management experienceLicense RequirementsMust have current RN or LPN or SW licensure in state of practiceSkill RequirementsExcellent organizational verbal and written communication have thorough understanding of hospice qualifying criteria and coverage computer CPR, driver's license, valid vehicle insurance and access to a dependable vehicle, or public transportation.

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