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Intake LPN Home Health & Hospice
We currently have an opening for an Intake LPN.
Responsible for accepting, screening, coordination and processing referrals to the NNS&H for home health, hospice and community health services. Maintains a positive, respectful attitude; demonstrates excellent customer service.
Accepts calls from all referral sources identifying service needs or community information.
Assists referral sources in evaluating service needs of client/family. Explains intake and assessment process to client/family/referral source and interprets scope of services that are needed and the availability of those services.
Interprets Medicare, Medicaid and other third party regulations to insure appropriate referrals to Agency
Interprets Agency policy and capacity to meet requests for services.
Processes detailed information from referral sources/client/family/referral source prior to initial home assessment to enhance intervention. Documents specifics on EMR (electronic medical record), e.g., wound care, teaching needs, IV medications, therapy needs, etc.
LPN MA licensure
Two years of clinical LPN experience in home health, med surg, subacute or rehab facility required
1-2 years of related experience in admissions or intake office and ICD-9/ICD-10 coding strongly preferred.
Current knowledge of reimbursement for home health care by Medicare, Medicaid, private insurances and managed care organizations a plus
Hospice experience a plus
Positive, respectful attitude and excellent customer service skills
Above average communication and organizational skills
Able to work 8:00 am to 4:30 pm and 10:00 am to 6:30 pm rotating shifts Monday through Friday with some flexibility as well as occasional weekends.
Demonstrate knowledge and experience of computer literacy (EMR, Word, Outlook)
Demonstrate knowledge, experience and strengths in telephone answering and customer service skills required
RN Case Manager - Home Care
We currently have an opening for a part-time or full-time Home Care RN Case Managers to provide nursing care to patients in their home.
As a member of the interdisciplinary team, the Homecare RN works under the direct supervision of the Clinical Supervisor. The Homecare RN will coordinate nursing assessment, planning and care in order to maximize the health of patients.
Provides services requiring basic, substantial and specialized nursing skill, in accordance with the plan of treatment signed by the physician and makes the initial evaluation visit to the patient.
Evaluates, and regularly reevaluates, the nursing needs of the patient. Initiates, develops, implements and makes necessary revisions to the patient’s plan of care. Assesses the patient’s continual care needs.
Initiates diagnostic, preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures as appropriate to patient’s care and safety. Makes referrals to other disciplines as indicated by the patient’s needs.
Observes signs and symptoms and reports to the physician and/or other appropriate health professionals as often as needed, or upon changes in the patient’s condition.
Teaches, supervises and counsels the patient and family regarding home nursing procedures and other care needs as appropriate to the patient’s condition.
Coordinates the total plan of care and maintains continuity of patient care by liaising with other health professionals assigned to the same patients.
Current RN MA Licensure.
Minimum 2 years home health nursing experience required, and 2 years of medical/surgical, subacute preferred.
Currently holds a valid driver’s license.
Must be flexible to make home care visits as agency needs.
Required on call rotation for weekends, evenings and Holidays.
Ability to learn and be proficient with required documentation software using agency electronic device.
Benefits for above positions:
Nashoba Nursing Service & Hospice offers full and pro-rated (for part-time hours over 20 hours per week) benefit package including:
Medical and Dental insurance
Life and Accidental Death insurance
Short-term & Long Term Disability Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent Care)
Earned Benefit Time including: vacation, sick, holiday and personal time.
Membership in Massachusetts State Retirement System
Deferred Compensation Plan
Fax Number - 1-978-425-6671 Location: Shirley, MA
Compensation: Compensation based on experience and qualifications
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