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Patient Care Manager RN

Company: LHC New
Location: Galesburg
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Company Overview Illinois Home Health , a part of LHC Group, is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians, and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people. We are looking for an exceptional home health nurse for our Patient Care Manager in the Galesburg, Peoria, & Canton, IL area. Opportunities to get closer to patients and provide quality support to your patient-facing teams To be valued and respected by patients and their families A sense of security, incredible team support, and flexibility for true work-life balance Leadership development opportunities Essential FunctionsThe Home Health Patient Care Manager demonstrates the ability to draw on knowledge from clinical practice guidelines, standards, and best practices. Evidenced-base administration, fiscal management, healthcare evaluation and outcome measures, measurement of patients' needs and nursing workload, performance improvement, service excellence, and systems for patient safety. PCMs are responsible for the overall supervision and coordination of clinical services. Coordinates and supervises an interdisciplinary team of staff to assure the continuity of high-quality care to home health patients assigned to the team's area in accordance with physician-prescribed plan of care and all applicable state and federal laws and regulations. Receives referrals and ensures appropriate clinician and/or therapist(s) assignments for timely patient evaluation by signing off after authorization and plotting start of care (SOC) visits. Coordinates determination of patient home health benefits, medical necessity, and ongoing insurance approvals. Ensures patient needs are continually assessed and care rendered is individualized to patient needs, appropriate and reasonable, meets home health eligibility criteria, and is in accordance with physician orders. Oversees and assures development, implementation, and updates to the individualized patient plan of care, as appropriate. Manages and documents phone calls from physicians, clinicians, patients, and referrals and communicates patient updates and new orders to clinicians. Uses coordination notes to document as needed and appropriate. Reviews assessments and plans of care daily, per assigned workflow, and consults clinicians with recommendations, as appropriate. Coordinates all aspects of patient care with all disciplines, physicians, durable medical equipment providers, caregivers/family members, transferring facilities, and any other applicable healthcare providers. Education & ExperienceLicense Requirements Current RN licensure in state of IL Current CPR certification required Current Driver's License, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability.Must be fully vaccinated or be willing to complete full vaccination by date of hire and proof of vaccination will be required. If permitted by state law, the company will consider requests for religious or medical exemptions.At Illinois Home Health, a part of LHC Group, we embrace a culture of caring, belonging, and trust and enjoy the meaningful connections that come from it: for the whole patient, their families, each other, and the communities we serve-it truly is all about helping people. You can find a home for your career here.

Keywords: LHC New, Peoria , Patient Care Manager RN, Executive , Galesburg, Illinois

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