Registered Nurse (home-based)

Louisville, KY

Posted: 11/07/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Nursing Job Number: 503936 Pay Rate: DOE

We are recruiting for a Registered Nurse for a home-based position.  The position is called a Skilled Inpatient Care Coordinator (SICC).  The SICC plays an integral role in optimizing the patient's recovery journey.  Hours are Mon-Fri 8:00a-5:00p.  Six weeks of training provided, two of those weeks are in Nashville, TN; will be able to come home on the weekends.

Essential Duties

  • Performs SNF assessments on patients using clinical skills and appropriate measurement tools such as LiveSafe, OPT, InterQual and CMS criteria upon admission to SNFs and periodically through the patient’s stay.
  • Reviews targets for length of stay, target outcomes and discharge plans with the providers and family.
  • Completes all SNF concurrent reviews, updating authorizations on a timely basis.
  • Collaborates effectively with the patient’s healthcare team to establish an optimal discharge plan. The healthcare team includes physicians, referral coordinators, discharge planners, social workers, physical therapist, etc.
  • Assures the patient is progressing toward discharge goals and assist to resolve barriers.
  • Participate in SNF rounds weekly providing accurate and up-to-date information to the Manager or Medical Director.
  • Assures appropriate referrals are made to the Health Plan, High Risk Case Manager and/or community-based services.
  • Engages with patient, family or caregiver either telephonically or on-site weekly and as needed.
  • Assesses and monitors patient’s continued appropriateness for SNF setting (as indicated), according to InterQual criteria.
  • Enter timely and accurate documentation into the computer.
  • Travel within a 30-45 mile radius from home.
  • BSN preferred
  • Must be an RN for the state of KY
  • 3-5 years of clinical experience required; 1 year minimum of recent skilled nursing facility experience
  • Experience working with geriatric population preferred
  • Case management experience required
  • CCM certification preferred but not required
  • Patient education background; rehabilitation and/or home health nursing experience a plus
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiating skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Independent problem identification/resolution and decision making skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Must be able to prioritize, plan, and handle multiple tasks/demands simultaneously
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to travel in a local or regional market depending upon facility alignment; travel reimbursement provided
  • Ability to establish a home office work space
  • Must be able to train for 2 weeks in Nashville, TN. Can come home on the weekends.

     

 

  • Company supports a healthy work/life balance for their employees
  • Excellent salary and full benefits offered

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