Providence Health & Services Home Health Access LPN Coordinator in Portland, Oregon
Providence is calling a Home Health Access LPN Coordinator - Home Services Home Intake (1.0 FTE, Days) to Home Services Building in Portland , OR
In addtion to a competive salary and excellent benefits Providence is currently offering a $3000.00 sign on bonus for this position.
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We are seeking a Home Health Access LPN Coordinator - Home Services Home Intake that will screen, prioritize and triage incoming phone calls and arranges prescribed services, whether initial or ongoing, with the physician, payor, patient/ caregiver, and provider to ensure that services are provided in a timely and coordinated fashion. This is a non-patient facing position. This position works directly with providers and hospitals to coordinate patient care.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Identify patients requiring Home Health services
Determine if other home services are required for identified patients and makes referrals
Act as a resource for the Team Assistant in processing referrals
Take referral information and accesses other necessary information on-line (e.g. history and physicals, inpatient notes/summaries, and labs, and physician names and addresses)
Work closely with the Insurance Verification and Authorization Specialists to investigate and document insurance eligibility and benefits and required authorizations
Communicate information to patients/caregivers, physicians, and providers and assists in making alternative arrangements as dictated by insurance coverage and benefits
At time of referral, obtain insurance information including name of insurance, name of insured person and relationship to patient, group and ID number of insurance, place of employment for insured member, and contact information for verification of insurance eligibility and benefits
Work with hospital and extended care facility care managers and discharge planners, physician offices, and other referral sources to plan and organize home services for patient discharges in the local and regional service area
Respond to clinical calls assessing and triaging patient needs, taking physician orders, transcribing medications, and documenting patient care provided and patient responses in the medical record
Monitor patients who are managed with remote monitoring equipment, triaging following up with a phone call to identify best course of action for the patient
Maintain information on current Providence Home Services payor contracts and subcontract relationships
Access Intranet contract information and tools
Manage referrals to reflect current contractual relationships and reimbursement arrangements
Required qualifications for this position includes:
Graduation from an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) school of nursing
Current license to practice in the State of Oregon as an LPN/LVN
Two (2) years experience as an LPN/LVN (Acute, Clinic, or Long Term Care)
Preferred qualifications for this position includes:
One (1) year of Home Health experience
One (1) year of Triage experience
Familiarity with EPIC or other EMR
General knowledge of state and federal regulations and JCAHO standards for home care services
An understanding of how the health care delivery system works and the interrelationships among patients, physicians, hospitals, home care providers, community agencies, suppliers, and third party payors
About Providence in Oregon
As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.
The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,
"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."
Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.
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Job Category: LPN/LVN
Req ID: 301075