Nursing Services Coordinator (Full-Time 1.0/Day Shift)
3310 Horizon Health Services Operations
Hours: Full-time 1.0 FTE (80 hrs/2 weeks); Mon-Fri.; day shift; hours primarily 8:30am – 5:00pm; occasional administrative back up call may be required on evenings/weekends/holidays; field visits as needed.
*Offering Sign-On Bonus of $5,000.00 (Bonus applicable to external applicants only)
Position located in Lancaster, PA at Horizon Healthcare Services.
Two years of clinical experience in the area of specialty is required.
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SUMMARY: LG Health/Penn Medicine is currently seeking a Nursing Services Coordinator for Horizon Healthcare Services. The Nursing Services Coordinator provides coordination and oversight of clinical and administrative activities related to daily operations as directed by the Manager-Nursing Services, assuring compliance to standards and consistency with the mission of Horizon Healthcare Services. Serves as a resource for the Intake Department, performing intake processing to include coordinating care with internal departments & external agencies, data-entering information and following up with patients. Performs patient care visits as needed.
- Continuously interacts with intake staff regarding new referrals for nursing and overall care and initial start patient needs. Verifies nursing orders are complete from physician; follows-up on incomplete or order changes as appropriate.
- Ensures new patient information/order changes are distributed to staff nurses. Ensures inventory is maintained of patient care items i.e., blood draw tubes, blood pressure cuffs and calibration of cuffs, etc.
- Responds to patient inquiries and troubleshoots patient problems regarding overall care issues as necessary.
- At the direction of, or in the absence of, the Manager-Nursing Services, addresses clinical issues and inquiries based on clinical expertise, professional experience and good judgment.
- Updates/maintains nursing visit schedules to ensure patients are seen as ordered. Coordinates with contracted nursing agencies.
- Ensures all patient visit notes are received; reviews notes for completeness; follows-up to ensure collection of missing information.
- Works in conjunction with Manager-Nursing Services, as assigned, regarding CQI monitoring and other duties.
- As needed, performs patient care visits, including initial assessment visit to develop plan of care, performs patient/caregiver teaching, implements and evaluates plan of care interventions, and documents the delivery of care.
- Assumes administrative call duties on a regular basis as assigned.
In addition to the above functions, the Clinical Coordinator will serve as a resource for, and back-up to, the Intake department. Duties will include:
- Evaluates orders prior to accepting new patients onto service to assess appropriateness of orders to diagnosis.
- Evaluate identified documents for accuracy and completeness.
- Procures nursing services from HHS or ancillary providers and coordinates the start of care.
- Reviews physician prescription document to cover nursing orders.
- Works collaboratively with pharmacists and appropriate staff and communicates specific needs in a timely fashion to provide seamless care coordination and to ensure appropriateness of care & administration methods for HHS clients.
- Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse, issued by the PA State Board of Nursing is required.
- Current CPR certification is required.
- Current Pennsylvania Driver’s License is required.
- Two years of clinical experience in the area of specialty is required.
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is preferred.
- Prior intake, utilization management or homecare experience preferred.
- In depth, current knowledge in the area of specialty.
- A health care provider in good standing with Medicare, Medicaid, and other federal and state health insurance programs, i.e. not excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal or state health insurance progra
PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.
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Posted on 12/16/2020