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Home Care Coordinator - RN

Apply now Job no: 493177
Work type: Days, Full-time
Location: Rochester, NY
Categories: Nursing, Home Care Coordination

About UR Medicine Home Care

UR Medicine Home Care is an affiliate of the University of Rochester.  Our Mission is to preserve and enhance the quality of life for the people and communities we serve by providing comprehensive, high quality health care at home, delivered with compassion and integrity.

RELATIONSHIPS:              Patients, families, caregivers, hospital/facility staff, physicians, vendors, contract and regulatory community agencies, third party payers, other UR Medicine Home Care departments and staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
I. Care Management:
A. Initiates referrals on hospitalized or institutionalized patients for referral to URMHC.
B. Assesses and evaluates patients for appropriateness for home care including an assessment of the safety, support system, identified caregivers to learn/perform care, patient willingness/ability to perform care, and payer/financial issues.
C. Possesses and utilizes knowledge of agency and community resources to make appropriate referrals for services, supplies, and equipment and arrange for timely delivery of such.
D. Ability to identify the home care focus of care.
E. Involves patient and family support system in the referral process to assure maximum involvement in the patient care needs at home.
F. Communicates and coordinates referral process with the interdisciplinary team at UR Medicine Home Care and at institutions as well as with patients including documentation per institution and UR Medicine Home Care standards.
 
 
II Financial Management:
A. Plans referrals with attention to reimbursement issues and efficient use of resources as well as taking responsibility for own productivity.
B. Obtains payer information for all referrals.
C. Initiates assistance of hospital and UR Medicine Home Care patient financial services for patients without insurance.
 
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Current active NY State RN license in good standing.
2. One year of community health nursing experience in a CHHA is preferred.
3. One year of recent clinical experience.
4. Excellent interviewing, assessment, communication and negotiation skills.
 

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, protected veteran status, qualified individual with disability status, or any other protected class.

Salary Range: $55,341 - $77,584

Advertised: Eastern Standard Time

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