Summary: Conducts and documents socio-economic review and screening to support the coordination of care. Under the supervision of a registered nurse, provides indirect patient care in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.
FTE Status: Full Time
FTE: 1.000000 (FTE x 80 = hours per pay period)
Responsibilities: Coordinates with home care agencies, post-acute care facilities, durable medical equipment companies, transportation agencies and others as indicated. Assists clients and patients in connecting with appropriate Physicians, insurers, Payer programs, and other resources to meet social and clinical needs. Collaborates with the care management team for effective patient or client outreach, care coordination and hand-overs across the continuum of care. Completes referrals, provides educational resources and transitional care arrangement in support of Care Managers and Social Workers for patients recently discharged from UCHealth facilities. Retrieves record, imaging and diagnostic results, pathology and other requests for treatment teams. Assists in generating reports. Documents care provided per established guidelines. Maintains patient care records according to hospital and HIPAA standards. Contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by an RN. Monitors, documents, and communicates patient's status and reactions to interventions. Arranges care conferences as needed. Supports multidisciplinary team meetings as assigned. Works with internal and external resources to coordinate placement, discharge planning, case management, and follow-up care.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
Credentials: Essential: * Basic Life Support * Licensed Practical Nurse
Minimum Required Education: Graduate of an accredited Practical or Vocational Nursing program. Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a Practical Nurse (LPN) or Vocational Nurse (LVN). Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider.
BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
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Internal Number: 6897
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