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LHC Group Patient Care Manager Assistant - LPN in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania

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LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - Patient Care Manager Assistant

The Patient Care Manager Assistant is responsible for assisting the Patient Care Manager in coordinating a team of staff to assure the continuity of high quality care to home health patients assigned to the team's area. This includes ensuring all team staff are skilled and informed and that they are committed to providing quality care in an efficient manner in accordance with physician's orders and State/Medicare guidelines.

Patient Care, a part of the LHC Group family, 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 home 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.

Essential Functions

  • Assists with phone calls from field staff, physician offices, referral sources, patients, and takes messages and orders as needed.

  • Frequently monitors the status of incoming faxes, report to appropriate personnel

  • Maintains competency through assigned online courses and required in-services

  • Assists with phone messages and answers calls and questions in a timely manner.

  • Assists with visit verification, scheduling and projection of visits, and other reports in hospice computer system.

  • Performs high risk patient phone calls as assigned.

  • Assists with the Interdisciplinary Group.

  • Assists the Executive Director with weekly reports.

  • Completes any other duties as assigned.

  • Provides skilled nursing services under the supervision of RN as needed (see LPN job description).

  • Participates in Quality Assessment Performance Improvement program and the overall performance improvement plan, program and process.

  • Performs chart audits as assigned by the Executive Director.

  • Maintains strict confidentiality of all patients.

  • Adheres to and follows the Care Management Process.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of one year experience in home health or hospice

  • LA: Minimum of two years full time experience working as an

License Requirements

  • Current LPN/LVN license in state of practice without

  • Current CPR

  • Current, driver's license, valid vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle, or public

Skill Requirements

  • Working knowledge of hospice computer

An equal opportunity employer

LHC Group is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status or any other legally protected status. To learn more about the opportunities for you with LHC Group and our affiliates, contact one of our Human Resources team members at 1.866.LHC.Group.

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