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LHC Group Registered Nurse, RN, Intake Coordinator $7,500 Sign on Bonus in Pensacola, Florida

Company Overview

$7,500 Sign on Bonus

The Registered Nurse (RN) in Home Health provides and directs provisions of nursing care to patients in their homes as prescribed by the physician and in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and agency policies. Also, The RN Registered Nurse job coordinates total plan of care with other health care professionals involved in care, and helps to achieve and maintain continuity of patient care by planning and exchanging information with physician, agency personnel, patient, family, and community resources. All done within a Point of Care setting.This is an RN Intake position working Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday shift. Baptist Home Health, a part of LHC Group 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 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

  • Receives and analyzes incoming referral and order calls.

  • Maintains a call log for all incoming calls.

  • Faxes signed referrals to appropriate county/parish offices, DME, private duty, etc.

  • Verifies new referring physician licenses on referrals taken in department.

  • Researches coverage or pay source for each referral. Verifies commercial policies and HIQA.

  • Obtains authorization for visits from insurance or Medicaid on EPSDT patients as appropriate. Updates insurance case manager on patient status and need for additional visits throughout the episode of care.

  • Educates prospective patients, families, physicians, and hospitals regarding home health services available.

  • Serves as a liaison between clinical and marketing staff.

  • Any other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience

Education Requirements

  • Must have knowledge of Medicare, KMA and private insurance.

License Requirements

  • Must have current nurse licensure.

Skill Requirements

  • Must have computer skills, clerical-business machine skills, and business knowledge. Must possess general clerical skills.

    Equal Opportunity Employer – vets, disability.

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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