St. Vincent's Hospice is seeking an experienced
Licensed Practical Nurse for a
Patient Care Coordinator opportunity in Birmingham!
We're Proud To Offer:
Medical, Dental, Vision, ST/LTD Benefits
401K & Tuition Reimbursement
Room For Professional Growth
And Much More!
Primary function is to coordinate care with the interdisciplinary team, patient/family under the supervision of the registered nurse
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides support to field staff, assisting with physician orders, infection control measures that protect both staff and patient (OSHA), coordination of visits and laboratory results
Participates in in-service programs
Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payer
Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physician, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals as necessary
Under direction of the RN, assists in identifying the patient's physical, psychosocial, and environmental needs as evidenced by documentation and team report
Participates in planning and implementing plan of care and duties assisting the RN; Assists filed staff with communication between all involved parties
Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
Adherence to and compliance with information systems security is everyone's responsibility. It is the responsibility of every computer user to: Know and follow Information Systems security policies and procedures. Attend Information Systems security training, when offered. Report information systems security problems.
Graduate of an accredited school of vocational nursing
Current State License as a vocational nurse.
Current CPR certification
Negative TB screen, and Hepatitis profile
One (1) years of experience as a vocational nurse
Home Health experience preferred
Knowledge and Skills:
Excellent computer, interpersonal, and organizational skills required.
Proven knowledge of nursing skills performed under accepted nursing standards.