Req Number 001FPP
Job Category Home Care
Travels to non-System facilities. Has knowledge of each facility's discharge planning process to accept and refer patients appropriate for skilled home care services. Under supervision, formulates and implements a Home Care Plan in conjunction with the physician, patient, patient's family and discharge planner.
Responds to referrals in a timely manner and evaluates patients for appropriateness of skilled home care services.
On an ongoing basis, plans for the skilled home care needs of patient in a timely manner to ensure patient's expeditious movement to the appropriate level of care.
Implements a comprehensive home care plan based on the in-depth assessment of the patient's needs, including coordination of activities with family, informal supports and other community resources.
Maintains working knowledge of third-party reimbursement guidelines and regulation standards.
Functions as liaison between North Shore-Long Island Jewish Home Care Network and the facility by acting as a home care service resource person.
Performs job functions in a fiscally responsible manner consistent with the Network's mission and vision.
Assists with orienting new nursing personnel to department policies, procedures and practices.
Performs related duties, as required.
• Graduate of a two (2) or three (3) year approved nursing program, required. Bachelor's of Science Degree in Nursing, preferred.
• Licensed to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State. Current Drivers License.
• Minimum of one (1) year medical/surgical nursing experience, and one (1) year of Discharge Planning or Community Health experience, required.