Patient Care Coordinator Registered Nurse Full Time Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 8/1/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Sebring, FL
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Patient Care
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Sebring Wauchula Lake Placid

Job Description

"Patient Care Coordinator RN Full Time Days" 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 Days
You Will Be Responsible For:

All essential functions must be performed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.

•    Working with Case Management in hospital / facility setting  to help identify appropriate home care  referrals ensuring a smooth transition from facility to patient’s home for continuum of care

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

•    Obtain information to verify insurance coverage and inform patients.

•    Identify primary and /or secondary payer of services.

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

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

•    Coordinate the start of care activities with Intake person & the Patient Care Supervisor.

•    Function as an expert resource for interpreting Medicare home health guidelines.

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

•    Provide information to physicians and the community on the benefits and alternatives home health services can provide.

•    Participate in and attend appropriate staff and committee meetings as directed by the Administrator.

•    Document patient care coordinating activities according to department procedures.

•    Makes appropriate referrals for patients not accepted for care.

•    Conducts patient visits as deemed necessary by the Administrator.

•    Assumes responsibility for administrative calls as assigned.

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

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

•    Participate in the orientation of personnel.

•    Complete special related tasks as assigned by the Administrator.

•    Other duties

What You Will Need:
  • Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing. 
  • At least one (1) years of nursing experience hospital or SNF & home health experience.
  • Currently licensed to practice as a professional Nurse  in the State of Florida
  • CPR Certification
  • Valid Florida driver’s license
  • Automobile liability insurance
  • Demonstrate knowledge of community resources and the medical community
  • Extensive clinical knowledge and evaluation skills with experience in developing patient care plans
  • Demonstrate understanding of the home health care delivery system and patient eligibility
Job Summary:

This position is accountable for initiating case management in the hospital setting or SNF by conducting the initial assessment of the patient and family for appropriateness of and acceptance to home health services. This includes assisting the patient in the transition from the hospital or SNF to home or may include evaluating the patient in his own home. This position is also responsible for implementing specific patient care planning activities such as collecting patient clinical and demographic data, planning of home health care with the attending physician, members of the multidisciplinary team and arranging for support services. This position also provides community awareness programs to educate residents and referral sources of services offered by home health. This position needs a highly organized person who can multitask and possess strong communication skills.  

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

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