LVN Licensed Vocational Nurse Home Health

Nursing Temple, Texas Full Time


Description

Temple, TX

AccentCare is looking for passionate clinicians committed to delivering exceptional care in the home.

We are committed to quality patient outcomes—delivering evidence-based care in the home—and providing comprehensive training to further develop our staff along with continuing education and promotional opportunities.

Come join the AccentCare team and Make A Difference every day.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Essential Functions of the Position):

• Conducts care management follow up telephone calls post-discharge per RN direction

• Conducts follow-up visits in a variety of acute and post-acute care settings to conduct assigned patient assessment tasks as determined by the RN Care Manager, when required

• Fosters continuity of care by providing excellent customer service through effective communication and collaboration with all services involved

• Ensures post-discharge follow-up with the community physician within 7-10 days of discharge

• Provides education to patients regarding red-flag symptoms and actions to take to avoid escalation of symptoms

• Reminds the patient to take his/her portable personal health record to all physician follow-up appointments

• Performs medication reconciliation after follow-up physician appointments

• Maintains knowledge of Medicare Regulations and restrictions related to home health and out-patient services.

• Assists in program planning, development and implementation. Assist in policy development, as needed.

• Establishes portable personal health record to be shared at all physician follow-up appointments

• Monitors specified reports for identification of  participants

• Determines eligibility of potential  Care Management candidates

• Updates  participant eligibility information as required

• Enters referral for eligible  participants in to the electronic medical record (EMR)

• Assists in maintaining/updating admission/discharge information in the EMR

• Performs other duties as assigned

• Complies with applicable legal requirements, standards, policies and procedures including, but not limited to the Compliance Program:  Code of Conduct, HIPAA and Documentation Standards.

• Maintains a commitment to the values and mission of AccentCare Health Management