LPN Patient Care Manager Assistant
Portland, OR 
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Posted 21 days ago
Job Description

Summary

We are hiring for a Licensed Practical Nurse.

At Assured Home Health Portland, a part of LHC Group, we embrace a culture of caring, belonging, and trust and enjoy the meaningful connections that come from it: for the whole patient, their families, each other, and the communities we serve-it truly is all about helping people.

We strive to offer benefits that reward the whole you!

employee wellness programs

flexibility for true work-life balance

holidays & paid time off

continuing education & career growth opportunities

company-wide support & resources to help you achieve your goals

Take your career to a new level of caring. Apply today!

*Responsibilities

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Home Health is responsible for providing quality patient care and performing technical skilled care in the patient's home.

Provides services within the scope of practice as defined by the state laws governing the practice of nursing, in accordance with the plan of care, and in coordination with other members of the health care team. May not alter the plan of care.

Instructs the patients family in the care of the patient and maintenance of a healthy environment for the patient.

Observes, records, and reports to the supervising nurse and/or physician the patient's response to treatment and changes in the patient's condition daily.

The Home Health Patient Care Manager Assistant is responsible for assisting the Patient Care Manager in coordinating a team of staff to assure the continuity of high quality care to home health patients assigned to the team's area. This includes ensuring all team staff are skilled and informed and that they are committed to providing quality care in an efficient manner in accordance with physician's orders and State/Medicare guidelines.



Responsibilities
  • 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 and reports information to appropriate personnel.
  • Coordinates communication and faxes applicable documents to physician office.
  • Monitors status of pending labs, facilitates needed follow-up and communicate results to physicians and other personnel, as appropriate.
  • Monitors status of patients in the hospital to ensure adequate care coordination.
  • Assist the Patient Care Manager with managing various software system reports for the effective care coordination and utilization management that promotes positive patient outcomes (for example but not limited to, therapy utilization, client no visit, missing TIF OASIS, agent visit time, missed visit, rescheduled visits, aide visits no care plan reports)
  • Assist Patient Care Manager in payer source authorizations, as needed.
  • Performs any required follow-up in response to health check call or tele-monitoring alerts ensuring adequate communicate to team members, as applicable.
  • Prepares patient list and necessary documents for weekly case conferences.
  • Provides direct patient care, as necessary, in accordance to scope of practice, plan or care and physician orders, and in coordination with other members of the health care team. May not alter the plan of care.
  • Completes LHC required learning courses, additional assignments per Executive Director request, as well as any state specific required training per state regulation/practice act requirements.
  • Assist Patient Care Manager, when requested, in clinician documentation review/audits to ensure complete, appropriate, and accurate submission of all documentation by field staff.
  • Adheres to and participates in the agency's Episode Management process.
  • All other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience

License Requirements

  • Current CPR certification required.
  • Current LPN licensure in state of practice.
  • Current Drivers License, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.

Additional State Specific Requirements

  • OR: No additional state specific requirements.


Company Overview
LHC Group is committed to a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally other protected characteristic.

Assured Home Health a part of LHC Group family of providers - the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians, and families nationwide. We deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that supports our patients when and where they need it. From our home health, hospice, and community-based services to inpatient care at our clinics and hospitals, our mission is to reach more patients and families with effective and efficient healthcare. More hospitals, physicians, and families choose LHC Group because we are united by a single shared purpose: It's all about helping people.


Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability.

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
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