AdventHealthDischarge Transition Specialist LPN
Tavares, FL

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits and Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Career Development

  • Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full-Time

Shift: Days

The community you’ll be caring for: 1000 WATERMAN WAY, Tavares, FL 32778

The role you’ll contribute: Responsible for continuity of care across the continuum with emphasis on quality patient outcomes and cost-effectiveness through decreased length of stay, and control of resource utilization. Provides Patient/family instruction, scheduled physician appointments, any additional discharge collaboration/coordination in the hospital’s EMR and coordinates activities according to patient’s need.

The value you’ll bring to the team

  • Good Report with physicians/providers

  • Follows established criteria for utilization of services to ensure denials are avoided

  • Utilizes nursing data base to initiate discharge planning by procuring appropriate level of care at discharge, i.e. self-care, nursing facility, home health, physical / psych facilities

  • Acts as liaison with physician to assure appropriate and complete documentation

  • Prioritizes activities and completes work assignments on a timely basis while functioning with minimal supervision

  • Assists physicians by providing information, suggestions, alternatives, and timely referrals for discharge planning

  • Provides continuity of care by coordinating the flow of information between hospital departments

  • and outside organizations

  • Utilizes nursing data base to initiate discharge planning by procuring appropriate level of care at discharge, i.e. self-care, nursing facility, home health, physical / psych facilities

  • Reviews patient medical records for PI / Risk Management per established criteria and provides appropriate documentation of adverse patient occurrences

  • Demonstrates ability to request for care from referring sources within the community in a timely manner.

  • Provides information to physicians and the community on the benefits and alternatives home health and support service programs can provide

  • Assists physicians, patients, and families with appeal process

  • Participate effectively in Performance Improvement activities as requested or needed

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with other members of health care

  • Appropriate documentation skills

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

REQUIRED:

  • Three years LPN health care experience

  • Maintains professional licensure of an LPN in the state of Florida

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with other members of health care

  • Appropriate documentation skills

PREFERRED:

  • 5 years’ clinical experience

  • CPR certification

  • Hospital Case management discharge planning experience

  • Home care or skilled nursing facility experience

  • Computer Skills

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

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Waterman

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $22.57 - $33.85

  • Location: Tavares, FL

  • Job ID: 23039238

  • Job Family: Case Management

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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