Piedmont Health Services, Inc.
  • PACE Pittsboro - PACE Pittsboro Nursing
  • Salary
  • Full Time

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Home Care Coordinator (LPN or RN)

Piedmont Health SeniorCare - Pittsboro (PACE)

Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)

Full-Time, Benefit-Eligible

Job Summary

The  Home Care Coordinator provides technical, organizational and interpersonal skills necessary to efficiently and effectively coordinate the scheduling, communication and billing documentation of all aspects of the plan for home care. Promotes and maintains health of enrollees in the community through teaching, counseling and appropriate preventive and rehabilitative services. Responsible for assessment of health needs and contributing to the plan of care, initial implementation of nursing care plans and providing nursing care, as well as periodic re-evaluation of individual and family nursing needs. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to assess, plan care for and provide service to frail elderly enrollees according to assigned responsibilities and (PACE Program) standards.. Works under the supervision of the Home Care Supervisor  or nursing designee, but applies nursing knowledge and skills per NCBON scope of practice.  Utilizes critical thinking in clinical problem solving and decision making relative to cope of practice, knowledge, competency and experience. If a RN, participates in call rotation. Performs home visits, end of life/palliative (aka Pathways), and nursing care per nursing protocol. Completes professional performance requirements annually.

 

Minimun Qualifications

Education/Experience: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Required: 2 years experience as a nurse. Preferred: 3 years nursing experience and has practiced nursing in the last three years. Prefer experience in home care or long term care setting, and ideally, PACE. . One year of experience with the frail or elderly preferred.

  • Must possess knowledge and skills necessary to employ the nursing process to perform care for patients
  • Coordinating home care services
  • Assessment of participants within their home environment
  • Serving as nursing liaison to family and participants
  • Meet a standardized set of competencies for the specific position description established by PHSC and approved by CMS before working independently

Type of Employees Supervised: None. Responsible for audits of home care agencies supervision of their employees.

Licensure, Registry or Certification Required: An RN or LPN currently licensed in NC; presents credentials which demonstrate ability to meet  performance criteria for the position. Must have a valid driver license and be able to drive to and from the home of participants.

Immunizations:  Be medically cleared for communicable diseases and have all immunizations up-to-date prior to beginning employment.

 

Patient Population Served

Adult Geriatric

 

Physical Demands / Working Conditions

Hearing: Adequate to perform job duties in person and over the telephone.

Speaking: Must be able to communicate clearly to medical providers, patients and multiple personnel in person and over the telephone.

Vision: Visual acuity adequate to perform job duties, including reading information from printed sources and computer screens. Must meet certification by colorblind standards.

Other: Will be working with potentially hazardous chemicals, exposure to patient body fluids.

Requires frequent lifting and carrying items weighing up to 40 pounds unassisted.

Requires frequent bending, reaching, and repetitive hand movements, standing, walking, squatting and sitting, with some heavy lifting, pushing and pulling exerted regularly throughout a regular work shift. Requires exposure to communicable diseases and/or bodily fluids.

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