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Care Transition Coordinator
11-29-2011



Become a part of our dynamic home care team. We are patient’s provider of choice for home care, hospice and private duty. Wherever they call home, we’re there! Position: Care Transition Coordinator (fulltime, Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM)) Description: A clinical liaison position between health care providers to ensure continuity of care for patients transitioning from a facility to home care or hospice environment. The position has two separate and distinct general responsibilities: (1) following the receipt of a valid referral for home health or hospice services, directly communicates with and assesses the patient to improve the patient’s transition from the inpatient to the home setting; and (2) develops the business and referral relationships of the agency within the community in accordance to the agency’s policies and procedures. Qualifications: • Registered Nurse with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred • Currently licensed as an RN through the Board of Nursing in Rhode Island and Massachusetts • Minimum of 1 year’s experience in home care • Prior clinical liaison experience a real plus, especially in home health and hospice setting and experience working with hospital outpatient coordinators • Demonstrated clinical sales discipline and experience with previous outside sales experience Understanding of business and clinical process inter-relationships is essential • Highly organized, focused, and driven toward established deliverables with experience interfacing with patients and their continuum of care • Ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team; ability to work effectively with culturally, economically and educationally diverse populations, and to form positive interpersonal relations in dealing with a wide range of staff, clients, and others is essential • Experience in dealing with and relating to frail, cognitively impaired elderly and/or mentally and physically handicapped persons with an emphasis on maximizing independence desired; ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships • Ability to organize time and work, and manage multiple priorities to meet goals and deadlines with limited supervision; ability to adapt to uncertainty and rapidly changing environment • Ability to communicate orally and in writing • Proficiency in technologies such as PC and/or laptop computer, MS Office Programs, internet, data entry, and cell phone • Ability to deal professionally and diplomatically with people both in person and on the telephone • Ability to handle information in a confidential manner at all times. Benefits may include competitive salaries, sign-on bonus, mileage reimbursement, medical, dental, generous time off, referral bonuses, 403B with company match, and online CEU’s. Our Nurses: • Use the online VNSGRI University for clinical and professional development training • Work with a highly skilled clinical team • Have access to the latest technologies and tools • Utilize electronic Health Record to better serve their patients • Have autonomy to provide one-on-one patient teaching To learn more, please contact the VNSGRI Human Resources Department at401-762-7307. Please feel free to fax an application and resume to 401-766-0440. Visiting Nurse Service of Greater Rhode Island is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type:
Full-time

Location:
LINCOLN,

Salary:
[n/a]

Date available:
11-29-2011

Company:
VNS of Greater Rhode Island

Company Description:
Home Health Care

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