Home Health Discharge Coordinator - Full Time - Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/23/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Date Posted:
    5/23/2021
  • Job ID:
    21011983
  • Job Family
    Home Care
  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Home Health Discharge Coordinator - Advent Health 

Location: Some travel in community. Daytona Beach/Ormand Beach. 

Hours: Full time, days. Monday through Friday with minimal weekend coverage possible. 

GENERAL SUMMARY:
Functions as the home health and hospice expert in the inpatient setting as an advocate for patients facilitating the transition to home care or hospice under the indirect supervision of the Home Health and Hospice Director, and working with the Hospital Case Management Director.  Assist in the hospital discharge planning process by identifying patients who have medical needs following discharge that may be met with homecare or hospice, obtain physician orders and coordinate the transition to home health or hospice.  Provide education regarding home health and hospice services. 

Qualifications

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Participate in daily rounds to identify patients that may be appropriate for home health or hospice services.  Meet with patients to discuss options and what to expect, assess if meets eligibility criteria, obtain physician orders, working with case management honors patient choice and follows established procedures, make arrangements for HME, infusion or other needs.  

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
• Must be fluent in the English language
• Background check meets organizational guidelines
• Knowledge of home health and hospice regulations and requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
• Professional Registered Nurse currently licensed in the state of Florida
• Minimum 2 years nursing experience 
• At least 1 year of home health/hospice experience


LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
• Registered Nurse licensed in the state of Florida
• Valid Florida drivers license, safe driving record and reliable transportation


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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