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Care Coordinator Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Home Health

Company: American Health Partners
Location: Covington
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Tennessee Quality Care, a division of Franklin, Tennessee-based American Health Partners Inc., has been offering high-quality, compassionate home health and hospice services for more than 30 years. In addition to providing personalized care to individuals in the comfort of their homes, local offices collaborate with skilled nursing facilities to help patients regain independence and transition home after rehabilitation. Tennessee Quality Care operates in 31 counties across middle and west Tennessee through multiple branch offices. The Tennessee Quality Care division office is based in Parsons, Tennessee.POSITION SUMMARY:The Care Coordinator is to serve as a liaison to staff members, physicians, and health care facilities. This position acts as an ongoing resource for the Company.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation; including but not limited to:Assist with maintaining accurate records on all referral sources, status of existing or pending referrals, admissions, discharges, and hospitalized patients as neededEnsure that a primary liaison is maintained between the Company and referral sourcesInvolve other community agencies in the referral process as neededCompile patient information from referral sources Including specific patient demographics, insurance and/or payor sources in order to ensure quality of communications, information and care for patientsAssist with ensuring patients meet the face-to-face encounter regulationsProvide skilled nursing care to patients in accordance with physician's orders and in compliance with company policies/procedures, state and federal regulations if requestedMay participate in on-call rotationComplete clinical record review/auditsManage and document phone calls from physicians, clinicians, patients, referral sources and communicate patient updates/new orders to cliniciansFollow up on labs and other clinical diagnostic test, physician contact, and significant changes in the patient condition to ensure adequate physician notification, follow up and needed plan of care modifications and communicates such to cliniciansReview clinician visit notes to ensure timely, complete appropriate and accurate submission of documentation by visiting staffCommunicates findings/trends to managerReview, evaluate and supervise service delivery to ensure appropriateness of care and utilization of services, equipment and supplies through activities such as medical record review and case conferencesRequired Work Experience:3 years' experience as a licensed practical nurse or RN preferred1 year home health experience required1 year case management preferredLicensing/Certification/Education Requirements:Current State of Tennessee License Practical NurseCurrent State of Tennessee Registered Nurse License preferredCPR CertificationCurrent state driver's licenseCurrent automobile insurance according to company policyPhysical Requirements:Job may require frequent lifting of objects up to 40 poundsSubject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing, and pullingEQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYEROur Organization does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, or any other characteristic(s) protected by federal, state, and local laws. The Organization will also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities should a request for an accommodation be made.

Keywords: American Health Partners, Memphis , Care Coordinator Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Home Health, Healthcare , Covington, Tennessee

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