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LVN Intake Specialist (PT Weekend Position Available!)

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LVN Intake Specialist (PT Weekend Position Available!)




LVN Intake Specialists process all information requests and referrals for hospice services. Facilitate timely admission of the hospice patient, meet licensing, federal and state regulations relating to referrals and admissions, build and maintain strong relationship with referral and pay sources and agency staff. Obtain/submit information ensuring appropriate service reimbursement; responsible for efficient and accurate execution of matters relating to clinical care and team support.  Facilitates smooth communication with clients and team members.




   
•         Assists with patient visits when necessary presenting information/consents.





•         Assists Patient Care Manager with phone triage, scheduling and referrals





•         Responds to calls from patients/families and others, documents and reports needs/concerns, assists in         problem solving, routes calls/concerns to appropriate nurse.





•         Relays accurate patient and/or family communications in a timely manner to appropriate staff





•         Participate in orientation of staff and continued education of medical students, nursing students, and             other health care professionals including community as appropriate.





•         Functions within Allscripts (electronic medical record) system to include charting and entering patient           related data.





•         Receives report on new admissions, faxes appropriate information to PCM





•         Understands and adheres to organizational compliance and privacy programs.





•         Assists in providing service that fosters the organization’s missions, values, vision and goals.





•         Performs other duties as required and/or requested by management.




LVN Intake Specialist (PT Weekend Position Available!)

Job Requirements

  • Currently licensed as an L.V.N. in the State of Texas or two years of experience in health care

  • Hospice experience preferred

  • Knowledgeable in applicable Federal/State laws governing home health and hospice licensure

  • Skilled in nursing practices; ability to cope with family emotional stress and tolerant of individual lifestyles

  • Current certification in basic life support

  • Good organizational skills required to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously

  • Good communications skills, both oral and written

  • Detail oriented-self starter

  • PC skills

  • Understanding of hospice philosophy of care

  • Must have reliable vehicle, valid Texas drivers license and liability insurance




LVN Intake Specialist (PT Weekend Position Available!)



Job Snapshot

Location US-TX-Houston
Employment Type Part-Time
Pay Type Hour
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Houston Hospice

Life matters at Houston Hospice. Our teams of Doctors, Nurses, Counselors, Social Workers, Chaplains and Volunteers provide care for the patient and the whole family. Houston Hospice utilizes a team-oriented approach to medical care, pain management, and emotional and spiritual support that is tailored to each patient’s unique situation. We believe no one should live in pain or in fear of being alone. We also advocate for children’s rights to have their lives celebrated as full and complete. Learn More

Contact Information

US-TX-Houston
713-677-7273
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Job Description




LVN Intake Specialist (PT Weekend Position Available!)




LVN Intake Specialists process all information requests and referrals for hospice services. Facilitate timely admission of the hospice patient, meet licensing, federal and state regulations relating to referrals and admissions, build and maintain strong relationship with referral and pay sources and agency staff. Obtain/submit information ensuring appropriate service reimbursement; responsible for efficient and accurate execution of matters relating to clinical care and team support.  Facilitates smooth communication with clients and team members.




   
•         Assists with patient visits when necessary presenting information/consents.





•         Assists Patient Care Manager with phone triage, scheduling and referrals





•         Responds to calls from patients/families and others, documents and reports needs/concerns, assists in         problem solving, routes calls/concerns to appropriate nurse.





•         Relays accurate patient and/or family communications in a timely manner to appropriate staff





•         Participate in orientation of staff and continued education of medical students, nursing students, and             other health care professionals including community as appropriate.





•         Functions within Allscripts (electronic medical record) system to include charting and entering patient           related data.





•         Receives report on new admissions, faxes appropriate information to PCM





•         Understands and adheres to organizational compliance and privacy programs.





•         Assists in providing service that fosters the organization’s missions, values, vision and goals.





•         Performs other duties as required and/or requested by management.




LVN Intake Specialist (PT Weekend Position Available!)

Job Requirements

  • Currently licensed as an L.V.N. in the State of Texas or two years of experience in health care

  • Hospice experience preferred

  • Knowledgeable in applicable Federal/State laws governing home health and hospice licensure

  • Skilled in nursing practices; ability to cope with family emotional stress and tolerant of individual lifestyles

  • Current certification in basic life support

  • Good organizational skills required to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously

  • Good communications skills, both oral and written

  • Detail oriented-self starter

  • PC skills

  • Understanding of hospice philosophy of care

  • Must have reliable vehicle, valid Texas drivers license and liability insurance




LVN Intake Specialist (PT Weekend Position Available!)



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