The Provider position manages the primary medical care in the patient’s home. Primary medical care includes, but is not limited to: visits to a patient’s home, coordinating community resources, utilizing home health agencies for nursing, therapies, and social services, ordering appropriate diagnostic exams such as laboratory tests and medical imaging as needed, ordering durable medical equipment as needed, and meeting the needs of a complex patient population. Providers will work with Care Coordinators and other office staff to coordinate the patient’s care. Providers are required to follow all of the rules, regulations and standards as defined by the state in which they practice to meet the requirement to practice medicine as a medical doctor, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant. Providers will follow-up with their collaborating physician as needed to discuss specific concerns.
INSERT LOCAL BRAND, a part of LHC Group, is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.