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Logan Health LPN Care Coordinator - Home Health in Kalispell, Montana

Job Description Summary:

This position coordinates patient care and communicates with clinicians regarding documentation in order to obtain an accurate and complete clinical record. Ensures timely referral and admission process, transitional care coordination, comprehensive admission assessment and development of the Plan of Care to address assessed needs. Complies with Logan Health’s compliance program initiatives.

Qualifications:

  • Current Montana LPN license required.

  • Minimum of one (1) year clinical experience in assigned area(s) required.

  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in a role exhibiting strong collaborative and coordination skills preferred.

  • BLS certification as applicable to assigned area(s) required.

  • Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented, a self-starter, possess critical thinking skills and be able to set priorities and function as part of a team as well as independently.

  • Commitment to working in a team environment and maintaining confidentiality as needed.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with various audiences.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy.

  • Possess and maintain computer skills to include working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn other software as needed.

Job Specific Duties:

  • Performs auditing activities throughout assigned area(s). Utilizes Office of Inspector General (OIG) work plan. Summarizes and presents audit findings to leadership and clinicians as applicable to assigned area(s).

  • Coordinates and performs referral and intake processes. Triages patients and schedules admissions based on patient need, as applicable to assigned area(s).

  • Coordinates and communicates scheduling of field clinicians in planning and providing care as applicable to assigned area(s).

  • Supports a smooth transition of care for patients from one level of care to another. Provides acute care, skilled nursing facility, and emergency department (ED) follow up. Identifies high-risk patients who would benefit from chronic care management and works collaboratively with the primary care provider, RN navigator, patient, and family to get patient enrolled in chronic care management, as applicable to assigned area (s). Reviews records and ensures documentation requirements are complete prior to submitting to payers, per department protocol as applicable to assigned area(s).

  • Audits the medical records of patients admitted to assigned area(s) per department protocol. Ensures admission documentation and Plan of Care identifies interventions and treatments required to meet the patient’s needs. Communicates deficiencies to appropriate clinician.

  • Coordinates the HHAs and CNA's schedules and assignments as applicable to assigned area(s).

  • Exhibits knowledge of policies and procedures as it relates to job duties. Maintains confidentiality and compliance with HIPAA standards.

  • Coordinates and obtains VA authorization and recertification as applicable to assigned area(s).

  • Performs clinical nursing visits as needed. Builds therapeutic and trusting relationships with patients, families, and caregivers through effective communication and listening skills. Utilizes motivational interviewing techniques to assist patients in meeting goals and assisting with chronic disease management, as applicable to assigned area(s).

  • Provides basic assessments. Assesses patient needs upon initial encounter and periodically throughout navigation. Matches unmet needs with appropriate services, referrals and support services, such as dietitians, providers, social work, pharmacy, and financial services. Acts as a liaison between the patients, families, caregivers and the providers to optimize patient outcomes.

The above essential functions are representative of major duties of positions in this job classification. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs. Other duties may be assigned similar to the above consistent with knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job. Not all of the duties may be assigned to a position.

Maintains regular and consistent attendance as scheduled by department leadership.

Shift:

Day Shift - 8 Hours (United States of America)

Schedule Details:

Please know schedules and shifts are subject to change based on patient care and department/organizational needs.

Schedule:

Logan Health operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Schedules are set to accommodate the requirements of the position and the needs of the organization and may be adjusted as needed.

Notice of Pre-Employment Screening Requirements

If you receive a job offer, please note all offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment screening, which includes:

  • Criminal background check

  • Reference checks

  • Drug Screening

  • Health and Immunizations Screening

  • Physical Demand Review/Screening

Equal Opportunity Employer

Logan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA/M-F/Vet/Disability). We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for employment. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on protected veteran status, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable law. If you require accommodation to complete the application, testing or interview process, please notify Human Resources.

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