Diversity/Individuality: Respect the differences of people
and the individual who brings particular viewpoint to enhance that of the
Expertise: By virtue of credential,
training, education, profession, publication or experience, believed to
have special knowledge of a subject beyond that of the average person,
sufficient that others may rely upon the individual's opinion.
Accountability: Acknowledgment and assumption
of responsibility foractions and decisions with the obligation to report, explain and be
answerable for resulting consequences.
Optimism: Expects the best possible
outcome from any given situation; a yes attitude.
Compassion/Respect: Virtue of empathy for the
suffering of others and active desire to alleviate another's suffering by
giving a positive feeling of esteem within actions and conduct.
Having an obligation to or being accountable for the finances, spending no
more than we earn and investing in the development of the business.
Summary of Functions:
excellent service behaviors to patients, visitors, physicians and
coworkers; shows courtesy, personalized attention, compassion, and timely
responsiveness to all customers.
continuity of care by:
with hospital discharge planning staff, nursing staff and allied health
personnel to identify hospital plan of treatment, goals achieved and
post-hospital care requirements as needed (after patient referral is made
to the Agency).
and determines eligibility of patients for skilled care.
in-services to hospital and medical staff as necessary regarding home
health care. (Includes interpreting agency’s policies and programs
and regulatory and payer requirements.)
liaison activities to hospital coordinators, physicians, clinics,
ECF’s and Managed Care Organizations.
activities include: Assisting in the development of home care plans after
a referral is made by the physician/designee and after it is determined
that referral is to go to the Agency.
on a regular basis with Agency patient care directors and managers to
facilitate transfer of information which will enhance continuity of care
of patients referred to the Agency.
areas for agency program development directly related to patient needs at
continuity of care by communicating with Central Intake department and/or
internal clinical managers and by reporting patient progress in home care
to hospital/physician referral source.
in resolution of billing problems related to obtaining physician
signatures on required documents.
in Agency staff in-services and departmental meetings.Submits time logs and daily
activity information related to referral volumes.
Minimum Education and Experience:
1 year of
community health experience
All (bold) functions above
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