**Only applicants that currently work at Avera@Home in HH Referral Ctr are eligible to apply
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.
REQUIRED EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
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: 558406984Posted: 2020-05-22