Home Care Navigator-Physical Therapist

Therapy Southaven, Mississippi Full Time


Description

**PHYSICAL THERAPIST**
SERVICE AREA:  Desoto County, MS and Memphis, TN area
Position:
          Home Care Navigator - Sta-Home
Reports to:      Director of Care Navigation

Job Description/Requirements:                                                                                                                       

As a Home Care Navigator, you will:

  • Establish and maintain relationship with physicians to ensure timely signing of orders generated from Sta-home.
  • Obtain assigned physicians’ signature on all orders generated from the agency and ensuring they are received by appropriate branch.
  • Communicate information and status reports from patient care staff to the physician; ensure that physician conference information is relayed to the physician in a timely manner and his/her response is recorded in HCHB.
  • Work collaboratively with team members; promote collaborative relationships with vendors, community and referral resources.
  • Perform transfer of accurate, pertinent patient information between levels of care through collaboration with Care Transitions Nurses, when applicable.
  • Perform follow-up calls to patients and providers regarding their experience and issue resolution.
  • Participate in departmental improvements, Company initiatives and performs data collection for measurement of projects.
  • Document accurately and timely all interventions and necessary patient related activities.
  • Follow-up on outstanding orders IAW current Sta-home policy. May perform tasks such as routine utilization reviews, securing community resources/information or other tasks as related to clinical specialty. May perform secretarial/cross coverage where needed.
  • Monitor hospitalized patients for assigned physicians
  • Identify home health candidates; educate patient on availability of home health services and options; and coordinate the patient’s discharge from hospital with referral to HHA of choice
  • Work closely with clinical operations to make sure all collateral, training, and support materials are in compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Comply with applicable legal requirements, standards, policies and procedures including, but not limited to the Compliance Program: Code of Conduct, HIPAA and Documentation Standards.
  • Maintain a commitment to the values and mission of AccentCare.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor, or another manager, related to the position/department.

Requirements of Qualified Candidates: PT license in practicing state

PT license in practicing state
  • Current driver’s license and liability insurance
  • Firm working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations
  • Able to some advanced skills that allow employee to adapt and meet some complex or non-routine situations
  • Strong project/process management skills
  • Ability to create complex documents, spreadsheet analysis models, and advanced graphics
  • Excellent ability to draft, edit, and proofread internal and external correspondence, ensure files are organized, manage electronic schedule as appropriate
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, multi-task environment with competing priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal/listening skills
  • Proficient in interacting with and creating a collaborative working environment amongst and stakeholders at all levels of the organization
  • Possess a responsible, detail-oriented, results-driven work ethic