Patient Care Coordinator-Community

    Avera Health
    Yankton, SD
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    JOB SUMMARY: The Patient Care Coordinator - Community works in partnership with facilities, discharge planners, clinic staff and healthcare worker to promote home healthcare, hospice and home medical equipment services to provide a smooth transition from the acute, skilled nursing facility and clinic setting to the home. The role of the Patient Care Coordinator - Community is to assess and coordinate all patient discharges to home by assessment of patient's needs in relation to home healthcare, hospice and/ or equipment needs. Promotes continuity of care by facilitating appropriate and timely referrals of designated individuals to home healthcare, hospice and home medical equipment services.


    Bachelor's degree in Healthcare, Sales, or Business preferred.

    Training and experience in health care related field, home health or hospice preferred.

    Must demonstrate sound communication and sales skills.


    Licensed as a RN/LPN, Therapist, or Social Worker is preferred.

    This position requires a valid driver's license and that the employee is insurable by the Avera Health automobile liability insurance carrier.

    Posting ID: 558406981Posted: 2020-05-22