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Post-Acute RN - Phys Practices

  • Job ID: 131895306
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Innovative Homecare Solutions
  • Department: Homecare Referral Center
  • Location: 2400 Ardmore Blvd., Pittsburgh PA 15221
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $28.33 to $47.73 / hour

Description

UPMC Innovative Homecare Solutions is hiring a Post Acute Registered Nurse to join its team!

This is a Full-Time position working mainly Monday-Friday, Daylight hours. Occasional Weekend and Holidays required.

Join the team that’s providing the highest quality of home health care in our communities. With state-of-the-art safety protocols and the support of an academic medical center, UPMC Home Health has demonstrated a continued commitment to keeping both our patients and our employees safe and healthy, especially throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Make a true impact in your community where you’ll have the confidence that your care is clinically backed by a best-in-class health care system and the rewarding knowledge that you are changing lives every day.



Responsibilities:

  • Acts as an advocate for the patient and/or their family.Gives high priority to patient satisfaction and in meeting their home care planning needs.Educates the patient and/or family regarding all services available in the home setting.
  • Provides information to the patient and/or family on the home care agency that has been chosen.
  • Identifies issues and concerns the patient and/or may have and assist in issue resolution.
  • Promotes and maintains the continuum of patient care from the medical office to home setting: Assess the patient appropriateness for home care and Offers Freedom of Choice to patients according to the UPMC Health system policy and procedure.
  • Documents the patients choice according to the institution standards.Assists and secures Physician Attestation form as per the Patient Protection Affordable Care Acct also referred to Face to Face encounter.
  • Completes CTM -Care Transitions Management patient referral data and forwards all information to the servicing agency.
  • Communicates, in conjunction with the insurance verification department, the patients insurance benefits and convey financial responsibility to the patient/family
  • .Educates the multidisciplinary physician offices regarding the services available to assist the patient in the home settingCoordinates and communicates the home care arrangements to the multidisciplinary practice office staff to ensure that all equipment, supplies, and services are in place along with documentation the electronic health record - EPIC.

 

Qualifications

  • Registered Nurse required, licensed in the state of Pennsylvania 
  • BSN preferred
  • 2 years of extensive clinical knowledge of the targeted patient population required
  • Knowledge of home care qualifying guidelines and (1-2 years) home care experience preferred
  • Experience in the use of Care Transitions Management system preferred


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Registered Nurse (RN)

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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