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Providence RN Home Health Liaison in Santa Rosa, California

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Posting Description

We are looking for an Admissions Coordinator Registered Nurse for Home Health Indirect at St. Joseph Home Care Network.

Location: Santa Rosa, CA

Work Schedule: On Call/ Per Diem

Shift: 8-hour, Days

Job Summary:

Implements programs to inform clients of St. Joseph Health, Home Care Services (HCS) capabilities and benefits. Coordinates home health services after patients are referred to assist in the transition from hospital to home and ensure continuity of care between hospital or clinic setting and home.

Essential Functions:

  • Assesses referrals for appropriateness for home care to include medical, physical, social, and emotional status, home environment and family's acceptance and ability to care for the patient in the home and determine the need for equipment and supplies.

  • Coordinates home health service needs of referral sources including but not limited to hospitals, clinics, physicians and the community.

  • Provides home care information/education at meetings with hospital service, utilization review/discharge planners/case managers, patients and patient's families and educates hospital medical and physician staff, patients, and patient's families to available home care services.

  • Acts as a liaison between patients, families, payors, physicians, and the network providing complete physician's orders, referral information to the network intake department.

  • Collects information and data regarding customer expectations, preferences and satisfaction with St. Joseph programs and services. Serves as customer advocate within the network.

  • Promotes internal and external communication, problem solving, and customer need identification through regular contact with clinical area and intake department on an as needed basis.

  • Maintains comprehensive records and statistics on coordination activities.

  • Assumes initial responsibility for assessing patient/family needs for Home Health, Hospice, Infusion Pharmacy and consults with the attending physician, Hospice Medical Director and other staff members as necessary.

  • Plans for admission of patients to Home Health, Hospice, Infusion Pharmacy in coordination with agency representative, patient/family, Hospitalist and primary physicians, Medical Directors and hospital case manager.

  • Determines patient’s appropriateness for Home Health, Hospice or Infusion services consistent with St. Joseph Home Care Services policies and admission criteria and in conjunction with patient’s physician.

Skills:

  • Knowledge of current Medi-Cal and CMS rules and regulations.

  • Knowledge of current third party payor requirements.

  • Ability to work with multidisciplinary team members.

  • Communication skills, written, verbal, spoken with a broad spectrum of individuals.

  • Organizational skills to include prioritization, planning, implementing and controlling.

  • Positive innovative approach to problem solving.

  • Knowledge and application of Electronic Health Records.

  • Computer literate.

  • Demonstrates computer competency.

Minimum Position Requirements:

Education: Complete necessary education to attain RN Licensure in state of California.

Experience: 1 year Registered Nurse experience.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Active and current RN Licensure.

  • CPR.

  • California Driver License.

  • Auto insurance.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.

Licenses/Certifications: Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse (CHPN)

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: SR360242
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Nursing-Patient Facing
Job Function: Nursing
Schedule: Part time
Shift: Day
Career Track: Nursing
Department: 7830 ADMINISTRATION CA SONOMA HOME HEALTH
Address: CA Santa Rosa 441 College Ave

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

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