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PATIENT PLANNING SPECIALIST (LPN) - UNCHCS HOMECARE

Job ID: LIC002XF
Location: Raleigh, NC
Facility/Division: REX HEALTHCARE
Status: Full-time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

Full time, 40 hours per week

Days

LPN, Patient Planning Specialist

 

1.1 Maintains an environment of safety for patients, self and others.
1.2 Will triage patients to the appropriate post acute services provider. Will be knowledgeable of regulatory requirements which will impact eligibility for Post Acute Services. Under the guidance of an RN, coordinates and communicates clinical services ordered by the physician. Communicates changes in discharge planning to the appropriate agency.
1.3 Enters accurate and complete referral information into the EMR to expedite referral process.
1.4 Under the guidance of an RN, processes supplemental orders and patient reports for existing clients.
1.5 Uses effective communication skills to facilitate effective team operations including taking phone messages and triaging and relaying verbal and written information.
1.6 Refers patient concerns to appropriate discipline or liaison 
1.7 Under the direction of the RN Manager or Pharmacy Manager, assists with coordination of home visit schedules and assignment of admissions for team members.
1.8 Verifies, secures, and monitors authorization for payment information regarding patients who have been referred for services.

Qualifications

Two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred. Graduate of a licensed school of nursing.

 
Licensure: BCLS , LPN NC LIC , NCDL

This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.
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