|Department:||VNA Home Care|
|Hours:||Per Diem (As Needed)|
Assists in the coordination of home health services for clients/patients of all ages and families whose needs range from basic to complex by utilizing the nursing process and their nursing knowledge. Identifies, assesses and coordinates home health care needs of all clients/patients while facilitating the continuity of care. Educates all customers about the services available and regulatory/reimbursement requirements. Takes referrals by obtaining data, essential background information, treatment plan and all information pertinent to the referral process including physician orders for IV, Hospice, multi disciplined home care referrals and complex community referrals. Creates patient record/admission in Intake Fast pad for all referrals taken. Reviews all of referrals taken by the Customer Service Specialist including physician orders and follows up on clinical concerns/discrepancies appropriately. Obtains and verifies all ICD-9 codings to make sure all diagnosis are appropriately coded. Obtains insurance verification and prior authorization from payors.
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN or equivalent preferred.