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LVN / LPN Clinical Coordinator in Bridgeport at Jordan

Date Posted: 2/1/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Bridgeport
  • Job Type:
    Nurse
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/1/2018

Job Description

The LVN / LPN Clinical Coordinator isprimarily responsible for the timely processing of client referrals. S/heassists the RN Branch Manager in coordination of clinical services.


Key Accountabilities

Work Flow Necessary to EnsureClinical & Financial Success (component proportion 75%)


  • Completes the referral/intake process including but not limited to the initial contact with the patient, securing physician orders and coordination/documentation with sister Divisions, as well as other referral sources.

  • Participates and assists direct care staff in the coordination of care, including but not limited to the reporting of abnormal findings, securing of physician orders, and transmittal of lab results.

  • Completes assigned work flow tasks within timeframes allotted by the Division, including but not limited to, the processing of the unlisted events, review of entitlement verification reports, etc.

  • Processes wound reports, investigates cause of significant score deviation and reports, as needed, to the RN Branch Manager.

  • Participates in patient case conferences and documents ongoing Coordination of Care with other members of the healthcare team.

  • Assists the Branch Manager and marketing team, as needed, in marketing efforts.

  • Performs duties and responsibilities of the field LPN, as needed.

QAPI Activities/Home HealthCompare Reports (component proportion 10%)


  • Assists with review of clinical documentation, as assigned by the Branch Manager.

  • Participates in the QAPI process of the agency, seeking to identify opportunities for performance improvement.

  • Reports significant patient findings to the RN Branch Manager and collaborates on actions or interventions to be taken.


 Program AdministrationCoordination (component proportion 15%)


  • Responsible for the appropriate use of agency resources including, but not limited to, supplies and personnel to ensure financial success.

  • Shares on-call responsibilities, as scheduled.

  • Works to maintain positive, collaborative relationships with patients, caregivers, referral sources, and/or physicians.

  • Maintains current knowledge of nursing practice and is responsible for personal continuing education required by the BNE.

  • Participates in internal staff meetings and training activities, as assigned.

  • Collaborates with members of the marketing team to assist in identifying potential referral sources, and patients appropriate for home care.

  • Performs all other duties as assigned.


 

Job Requirements

Education, Previous Work Experience, Skills/Abilities and GeneralRequirements for position

Education/Experience

  • In accordance with licensing regulations, must be a Licensed Vocational / Practical Nurse (LPN) in the state of practice or in accordance with the Board of Nurse Examiners rules for Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC).

  • Minimum of two (2) years of active experience as LVN / LPN, preferred. 

  • Possession of a working knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid home health care benefits, policies and procedures preferred.

Skills & Abilities

  • Possesses excellent customer service skills.

  • Has a positive attitude and willingness to learn throughout employment. Self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

  • Ability to work with both clinical and non-clinical staff members. Willingness to learn and utilize software solution, inclusive of Divisional Work Flow Tasks.

  • Must be organized and have the ability to manage multiple tasks & priorities at any given time. Possesses a firm foundation of basic nursing skills.

  •  Willingness to learn home health regulatory standards related to job-specific duties, including but not limited OASIS, Condition of Participation, state-specific licensing rules, diagnosis coding, and internal policies.

General

  • Must have satisfactory references from previous employers.

  • Must be able to pass a background check which may include criminal history check and OIG sanction screening.

  •  Must be willing to submit to and be able to pass a random drug screening. 

  • Must have a dependable vehicle, a valid driver’s license, and maintain vehicular insurance in

               accordance with laws of theState.

Risk Exposure (bloodborne pathogens, etc.)

  • Moderate to High Risk.

Physical Requirements

  • Heavy lifting.

  • Ability to participate in physical activity.

  •  Ability to do extensive bending, lifting and standing on a regular basis.

  • Ability to work for extended period of time while standing and being involved in physical activity.