LHC Group. Inc

Hospice Patient Care Manager Assistant

Location : Facility Name
Central Missouri Hospice
Requisition ID
2020-87705
Location : Postal Code
65109
Position Type
Full-Time
Work Schedule
Normal (Based on FT, PT, PRN)
CATEGORY
NURSING
Location : City
Jefferson City
Location : State/Province
MO

Overview

This is a full time LPN position. 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. 

Serves as an assistant to the agency Executive Director to assure accurate computer data entry, updated patient records, and oversight of daily agency office processes.

Additional Details

Essential Functions

  • Assists with phone calls from field staff, physician offices, referral sources, patients, and takes messages and orders as needed.
  • Frequently monitors the status of incoming faxes, report to appropriate personnel
  • Maintains competency through assigned online courses and required in-services
  • Assists with phone messages and answers calls and questions in a timely manner.
  • Assists with visit verification, scheduling and projection of visits, and other reports in hospice computer system.
  • Performs high risk patient phone calls as assigned.
  • Assists with the Interdisciplinary Group.
  • Assists the Executive Director with weekly reports.
  • Completes any other duties as assigned.
  • Provides skilled nursing services under the supervision of RN as needed (see LPN job description).
  • Participates in Quality Assessment Performance Improvement program and the overall performance improvement plan, program and process.
  • Performs chart audits as assigned by the Executive Director.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality of all patients.
  • Adheres to and follows the Care Management Process.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Experience Requirements
  • Minimum of one year experience in home health or hospice care.
License Requirements
  • Current LPN/LVN license in state of practice without restrictions.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Current, driver's license, valid vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle, or public transportation.
Skill Requirements
  • Working knowledge of hospice computer system.

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