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RN Home Health Patient Care Coordinator FT-Days (Polk County)

Company: AdventHealth
Location: Sebring
Posted on: October 9, 2021

Job Description:


RN Patient Care Coordinator FT-Days (Polk County) - AdventHealth Polk County

Location Address: 7050 Gall Boulevard Zephyrhills, Florida 33541

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Zephyrhills

  • First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Hip Replacement and Knee Replacement (Joint Commission)
  • Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI (Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care)
  • GWTG Gold Plus with Honor Roll Elite and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll Achievement, 2020 (American Heart Association)
  • One of America's Best Hospitals for Heart Care, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 (Women’s Choice Award)
  • One of America's Best Hospitals for Stroke Centers, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 (Women’s Choice Award)
  • One of America's Best Hospitals for Orthopedics, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 (Women’s Choice Award)
  • One of America's Best Hospitals for Patient Safety, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 (Women’s Choice Award)
  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020 (Leapfrog)
  • Leapfrog Top General Hospital, Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Fall 2020 (Leapfrog)
  • US News & World Reports High Performing Hospital CHF & COPD (2019-2020)
  • America's 250 Best Hospital's Award (2021) (Healthgrades)
  • Life style activities and community growth


Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time – Days


You Will Be Responsible For:

All essential functions must be performed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Working with Case Management in hospital / facility setting to help identify appropriate home care referrals ensuring a smooth transition from facility to patient’s home for continuum of care
  • Respond to requests for care from referring sources within the community in a timely manner.
  • Obtain information to verify insurance coverage and inform patients.
  • Identify primary and /or secondary payer of services.
  • Participate in establishing the plan of treatment through direct communications with the patient’s physician by obtaining specific orders of care.
  • Explain the function of the health team members who will implement the plan of treatment to the patient.
  • Coordinate the start of care activities with Intake person & the Patient Care Supervisor.
  • Function as an expert resource for interpreting Medicare home health guidelines.
  • Communicate pertinent information and instructions for specific physician’s orders to health team members, including completion of the interdisciplinary referral.
  • Provide information to physicians and the community on the benefits and alternatives home health services can provide.
  • Participate in and attend appropriate staff and committee meetings as directed by the Administrator.
  • Document patient care coordinating activities according to department procedures.
  • Makes appropriate referrals for patients not accepted for care.
  • Conducts patient visits as deemed necessary by the Administrator.
  • Assumes responsibility for administrative calls as assigned.
  • Enhance personal and professional growth through attendance at workshops, conferences and individual research and reading and/or participate in professional organizations.
  • Adhere to all department policies, procedures, standards of patient care and department guidelines.
  • Participate in the orientation of personnel.
  • Complete special related tasks as assigned by the Administrator.
  • Other duties as assigned

What You Will Need:

  • Currently licensed to practice as a professional Nurse in the State of Florida
  • Minimum of one year of Nursing Experience, hospital, SNF, of home health setting.
  • BLS CPR Certification
  • Valid Florida driver’s license
  • Automobile liability insurance


Job Summary:

This position is accountable for initiating case management in the hospital setting or SNF by conducting the initial assessment of the patient and family for appropriateness of and acceptance to home health services. This includes assisting the patient in the transition from the hospital or SNF to home or may include evaluating the patient in his own home. This position is also responsible for implementing specific patient care planning activities such as collecting patient clinical and demographic data, planning of home health care with the attending physician, members of the multidisciplinary team and arranging for support services. This position also provides community awareness programs to educate residents and referral sources of services offered by home health. This position needs a highly organized person who can multitask and possess strong communication skills.


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Keywords: AdventHealth, Lakeland , RN Home Health Patient Care Coordinator FT-Days (Polk County), Other , Sebring, Florida

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