LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people. The Home Health LPN Patient Care Manager Assistant is responsible for assisting the Patient Care Manager in coordinating a team of staff to assure the continuity of high quality care to home health patients assigned to the team's area. This includes ensuring all team staff are skilled and informed and that they are committed to providing quality care in an efficient manner in accordance with physician's orders and State/Medicare guidelines.
Assists with phone calls from field staff, physician offices, referral sources, patients, and takes messages and orders as needed
Frequently monitors the status of incoming faxes and reports information to appropriate personnel.
Coordinates communication and faxes applicable documents to physician office
Monitors status of pending labs, facilitates needed follow-up and communicate results to physicians and other personnel, as appropriate
Monitors status of patients in the hospital to ensure adequate care coordination
Assist the Patient Care Manager with managing various software system reports for the effective care coordination and utilization management that promotes positive patient outcomes (for example but not limited to, therapy utilization, client no visit, missing TIF OASIS, agent visit time, missed visit, rescheduled visits, aide visits no care plan reports)
Assist Patient Care Manager in payer source authorizations, as needed
Performs any required follow-up in response to health check call or tele-monitoring alerts ensuring adequate communicate to team members, as applicable
Prepares patient list and necessary documents for weekly case conferences
Provides direct patient care, as necessary, in accordance to scope of practice, plan or care and physician orders, and in coordination with other members of the health care team. May not alter the plan of care
Completes LHC required learning courses, additional assignments per Executive Director request, as well as any state specific required training per state regulation/practice act requirements
Assist Patient Care Manager, when requested, in clinician documentation review/audits to ensure complete, appropriate, and accurate submission of all documentation by field staff
Adheres to and participates in the agency's Episode Management process
All other duties as assigned.
Current CPR certification required.
Current LPN licensure in state of practice Current Drivers License, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.