Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Home Health Intake & Scheduling Full Time Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/9/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Sebring, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Home Care
  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Sebring Wauchula Lake Placid

Job Description


LPN Home Health Intake and Scheduling AdventHealth Sebring

Location Address: 4200 Sun 'n Lake Boulevard Sebring, FL 33872

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Sebring

  • Faith Based & Mission driven Facility

  • Largest Employer in the County

  • Surrounded by beautiful Lakes, Golf Courses and Florida’s oldest State Park

  • Close knit community with a home town family feel

  • 2 hours to just about any beach on either Coast

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time, Day Shift

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Responds to requests for care from referring sources within the community in a timely manner.

  • Receives new referrals and verifies information. Enters information into the computer system.

  • Obtains information to verify insurance coverage and inform patients.

  • Identifies primary and/or secondary payer of services.

  • Participates in establishing the plan of treatment through direct communications with the patient’s physician by obtaining specific orders for care.

  • Explains the function of the health team members who will implement the plan of treatment to the patient.

  • Coordinates the start of care activities with the Team Supervisor.

  • Communicates pertinent information and instructions for specific physician’s orders to health team members, including completion of the interdisciplinary referral.

  • Responds to requests for additional information from regulatory agencies and fiscal intermediaries with review of information and, where appropriate, the preparation of additional medical information.

  • Participates in committees as requested.

  • Documents intake coordination activities according to department procedures.

  • Makes appropriate referrals for patients not accepted for care.

  • Obtains/compiles face-to-face information upon admission.

  • Manages face-to-face process ensuring compliance with CMS requirements.

  • Assigns cases to ordered disciplines and updates computer.  Communicates appropriate information to staff.

  • Schedules staff appropriately on an ongoing basis per physician orders. Ensures orders are documented for all scheduled disciplines.

  • Monitors computer submissions of admissions and recertification to ensure timely submission. Notifies supervisor of late documents

  • Prints updated patient list every Wednesday and Friday and distributes to appropriate staff. Ensures that list is up-to-date with current disaster codes, DNR status, staff assignments, etc.

  • Provides assistance to Patient Care Supervisors as needed/requested. (Examples: fax labs, phone calls to DME companies, etc.)

  • Answers and screens incoming calls. Relay messages to field staff.

  • Provides back up assistance to other associates upon completion of duties or as assigned by supervisor.

  • Enhances personal and professional growth through attendance at workshops, conferences and individual research and reading and/or participate in professional organizations.

  • Adheres to all department policies, procedures, standards of patient care and department guidelines.

  • Completes other tasks as requested by supervisor.

  • Other duties as assigned.


What You Will Need:

  • Excellent working knowledge of Medicare covered home health care and other insurance program regulations and guidelines regarding home health care.

  • Skill to handle difficult phone calls, make quick decision and deal with stressful situation.

  • Demonstrate keen ability with attention to detail, speed and accuracy. Ability to organize details and perform accurately.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills with excellent telephone technique.

  • Knowledge of hospitals discharge process. (preferred)

  • Additional languages. (preferred)

  • Graduate from nursing program.

  • At least two years of nursing experience.

  • Have excellent computer skills

  • At least one year of data entry, computer-related experience.

  • At least (1) year of experience in home health or public health nursing. (preferred)

  • Clerical experience preferably in a health care environment  (preferred)

  • FL LPN License

  • BLS Certification 

Job Summary:

This position assists in coordination of referrals and staff scheduling.  The LPN coordinates receipt of referrals within the agency by conducting an initial phone assessment of the patient for appropriateness of and acceptance of the referral for home health services. The clinician who performs the admission will determine if the patient is admitted based on the initial assessment. This position is responsible for collecting patient clinical and demographic data, insurance or payer information, physician orders, face-to-face documentation and arranging for support services. This position coordinates the scheduling of team activities related to referrals, admissions, order changes, physician’s plan of care, and maintains current information in the computer system in an accurate and timely manner. Organizes documents for data input and reviews and verifies various source documents. Contacts resources within the agency to resolve system problems or inconsistencies that impact accuracy or deadlines in the processing of data. Performs clerical support functions for staff that may include maintaining or retrieving files and reports, responding to telephone calls and faxes, and assisting with special projects.

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

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