Patient Care Coordinator - Home Health

Overview
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.
More than 60 leading 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 our 11,000 employees in 25 states are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.



The Patient Care Coordinator's (PCC) primary responsibility is to act as a patient advocate and to coordinate care both internally and externally. Included and aligned within this responsibility is the understanding and implementation of company market development initiatives and their role in growth as we focus on serving more patients and delivering exceptional care. The PCC will verify home health orders, assess the care required, and ensure continuity of care and the agency's ability to meet the needs of the patient. They will receive reports of changes in patient condition and ensure the appropriate level of care is provided. The PCC will review new patient referrals and determine level of care required for each patient. This clinical liaison position may assess each potential patient to determine their level of health literacy and be adept at ensuring the individual and their families are included in care planning. They may perform in field quality assurance to support care and promote training. The PCC may visit patients in the hospital to coordinate a smooth transition back home. They will document findings and any training or education provided. The PCC will interact with other community agencies to coordinate services and make family members aware of other appropriate related services.

Additional Details

Our company, a part of LHC Group, is currently seeking clinicians/professionals that want to join our team to help improve the well being of our patients and their families.

89% of our 380 locations have a 4.5 star rating or greater, and we are helping drive better outcomes for our patients nationwide.

If you're seeking a unique opportunity to take your career to the next level, it just arrived!

  • Do you want to be rewarded for your hard work?
  • Do you desire to make a difference providing quality care?
  • Do you want to be part of a family and not just an employee?
  • Flexible schedule for field clinicians
  • Competitive pay

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.

Qualifications

Experience Desired

  • One year home care experience or one year hospital case management experience preferred.

  • License Requirements

  • Must have vehicle, current driver''s license and appropriate automobile insurance.

  • Must be an RN, LPN|LVN with current, active license in good standing in the state of service.

  • Skill Requirements

  • Skilled in making effective verbal, and written communications with subordinates, co-workers, consumers, referral agencies and conflict resolution skills.

  • Ability to educate consumers on all service lines and present to seniors and aides in a group setting

  • High energy level and passionate about care delivery

  • Must have excellent organizational skills and ability to complete competing priorities

  • Must have thorough understanding of home health qualifying criteria and coverage guidelines

  • Ability to listen attentively and offer care options based on individual patient health needs

  • Proficient computer skills – ability to navigate Microsoft email, word, excel, power point and home health agency software system

  • Options