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Care Transition Coordinator - RN

Company: Heart of Hospice, LLC
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: November 15, 2023

Job Description:

We are hiring for a Care Transition Coordinator (RN). At Heart of Hospice, a part of LHC Group, we embrace a culture of caring, belonging, and trust and enjoy the meaningful connections that come from it: for the whole patient, their families, each other, and the communities we serve-it truly is all about helping people. You can find a home for your career here. ? ?As a Registered Nurse, you can expect:?

  • flexibility for true work-life balance
  • opportunities for career growth
  • the ability to build trusted nurse-patient relationships
  • employee-focused wellness and support programs ?If you love nursing and want to strengthen your experience, this is a great opportunity for you. The Care Transition Coordinators primary responsibility is to facilitate a seamless transition for patientsdischarging from a facility setting to the care of an LHC Group hospice agency. The CTC will verify hospice orders,assess patient needs, and ensure continuity of care and the agency's ability to meet the needs of the patient asthey transition out of the hospital. This position will also provide oversight for any hospice patients that requiregeneral inpatient care in the assigned facility. The CTC will strive to support, educate and collaborate with facilitystaff on the provision of hospice services.
    • Successfully executes a weekly, monthly, and quarterly strategy to increase market share through key account development including prospecting diversification and call frequency routing. Plans activity to maximize territory coverage of both existing and prospective accounts
    • Responsible for achievement of admission goals-expectations as established at hire or at review of annual agencybudget goals.
    • Assists the LHC Group agency with the preparation for accepting care of the patient post discharge from thehospital.
    • Coordinates other services for the patient with ancillary service providers (DME-Infusion).
    • Coordinates the gathering, organization and transfer of necessary information to the applicable LHC Groupagency staff.
    • Ensures the availability of a attending physician to follow the patients care in the home or the transfer of primary care to the hospice medical director.
      • Must have one year hospice experience or one year of hospital case management experience.
      • Must have current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in state of practice.
      • Excellent organizational skills.
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
      • Must have thorough understanding of hospice qualifying criteria and coverage guidelines.
      • Proficient computer skills.
      • Current CPR, driver's license, valid vehicle insurance and access to a dependable vehicle, or public transportation.

Keywords: Heart of Hospice, LLC, Lake Charles , Care Transition Coordinator - RN, Healthcare , Lake Charles, Louisiana

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