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Intake Coordinator - LVN

Job ID 84282 Date posted 11/09/2017
  • Facility: Sharp Home Health
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: Home Health Admin
  • Category: LVN Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • FTE: 1.0
  • Shift Start: 8 AM
  • Shift End Time: 4:30 PM
Location
This position is located in Kearny Mesa, San Diego County
 
Hours
8 hour shift, working every third weekend
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Completion of an accredited Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) School of Nursing
  • Current unencumbered CA Licensed Vocational licensure
  • Must have 1-2 years home health experience
  • Basic knowledge of insurances including Medicare/Medi-Cal and HMO limitations.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and problem solve complex situations
  • Strong communication and computer skills
 
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Home Health or Hospice experience
  • Home Health Liaison experience
  • Community Outreach Coordinator experience
  • Management experience
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
 

 


Summary
The Intake Coordinator assists in the timely facilitation and coordination of home care services for patients transitioning from the acute or sub-acute setting. Upon determination that the patient requires home care, the Intake Coordinator accepts patient via electronic referral management system or telephonic means, screens patient for eligibility criteria, assesses patient’s physical, mental, and psycho-social post-acute care needs and homebound status, and documents findings in the clinical record. The Intake Coordinator assists in establishing a definitive home care plan by communicating with physicians for orders and/or services. The Intake Coordinator coordinates complicated discharges with case managers, communicates frequently with Intake Supervisor/staff regarding patient types and corresponding agency capacity and evaluates reimbursement sources for thoroughness and accuracy. The Intake Coordinator proactively works to solve problems and seek resolution and provides support to the organizational structure to achieve desired operational outcomes.
Sharp Home Care is San Diego's largest home care agency, licensed and certified for 25 years. The agency is part of the Sharp Metropolitan Medical Campus, home to an array of comprehensive medical services and recipient of the 2007 prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest honor for quality and organizational performance excellence. Sharp Home Care provides cutting edge clinical services including transplant care, advanced wound treatments, diabetes education, complex infusions, and non-invasive pain management modalities.
With a focus on maximizing recovery, independence and long-term wellness, Sharp Home Care provides diabetes care instruction, specialty nursing, rehabilitation and senior behavioral health services to individuals throughout San Diego County. Sharp Home Care is San Diego’s largest home care agency, licensed and certified since 1983. The agency is part of the Sharp Metropolitan Medical Campus, home to an array of comprehensive medical services and recipient of the 2007 prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest honor for quality and organizational performance excellence.
Essential Physical Requirements may include
  • Sitting
  • Lifting up to 10 pounds
  • Lifting up to 10 pounds
  • Push/pull up to 10 pounds
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
Keywords: Intake Coordinator, LVN, LPN, Licensed Vocational Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, Home Health, Home Care, Hospice, Intake, Job, Jobs

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