LPN-Referral Support-High Point, NC

Location:High Point, NC
Salary Range:Depending upon Experience
Employment Type:Full Time
Description:The Referral Support Nurse role is
responsible for the coordination of new home health
including coordination of infusion, DME, aerosol or enteral products needed to
those patients. The Referral Support Nurse is responsible
for following
the Home Health Referral Process Guidelines in assessing
referral acceptance
appropriateness and for seeking the assistance
of the Referral Support Manager when in
question. The LPN will follow all
departmental procedures to facilitate timely patient admissions through
gathering accurate and complete referral data related to patient
referral and payor source information, and specific physician's orders
support the admitting diagnoses received. The accepted nursing and/or therapy
will be in accordance with AHC policies, state and federal laws as well as
requirements. The LPN will work with a high degree of independence to
optimal clinical, financial and customer service/satisfaction outcomes upon initiation
of the referral. The LPN will triage pertinent referral information to
appropriate clinical and non-clinical departments as needed. This role will
support the non-clinical referral process and will act as a resource for
questions related to medical diagnoses, terminology and coordination of
services as appropriate. The LPN will serve as both an
and external resource to educate current/potential referral sources, patients
caregivers related to the various services offered at
AHC. LPN will perform clinical
telephone triage follow-up with clinical
referral sources when necessary and participate
in HH auditing and other
special projects as assigned.



Qualifications:The Licensed Practical Nurse shall
possess a Licensed Practical Nurse degree from an accredited or approved school plus two years of experience in a hospital, public health or home care
environment.  Must have a valid LPN
license from the state in which he/she would be practicing.  One year of home care experience is preferred. 
Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as strong organizational, timemanagement and problem solving skills, flexibility and the ability
to multi-task are required.




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