Central Intake Liaison LPN - Health Access

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916593

Vidant Home Health and Hospice

Full Time

Regular

Summary

About Vidant Health

Vidant Health is a regional health system serving 29 counties in eastern North Carolina. We are working every day to improve the health of the 1.4 million people we serve. Vidant Health is made up of 9 hospitals, physician practices, home health, hospice, wellness centers and other health care services. Vidant Medical Center is affiliated with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. As a major resource for health services and education, Vidant Health strives to support local medical communities and to work with providers throughout the region to deliver quality care. Our goal is to enhance services that are available locally and to eliminate barriers involving time, distance and lack of awareness that sometimes prevent patients from receiving the care they need.

This position is part of Health Access which includes Home Health, Telehealth, Hospice, Inpatient Hospice, Palliative Care, Transitional Care and Wellness Centers.

Position Summary

The Central Intake Liaison LPN is responsible for ensuring continuity between the referral sources, patients, and clinical providers in order to maximize patient satisfaction, patient safety, comfort, and well-being. The Central Intake Liaison LPN is responsible for coordinating referrals to ensure timely admission and appropriate patient care based on patient needs and / or physician orders. This person will act as a Care Coordination service resource for internal and external customers, including patients and staff.

Responsibilities

  • Referral Intake/Care Coordination: Receives and processes new referrals in a timely manner to ensure admission and
  • appropriate patient care based on patient needs, physician orders, and available ambulatory resources.
  • Clinical Skills and Knowledge: Collects information on referrals complete, timely, and accurately. Acts as a resource
  • for referral sources.
  • Demonstrates Service Excellence: Communicates appropriately with staff and customers.

Minimum Position Requirements

  • High School plus less than 1 year of formal training or education.
  • Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse by the N.C. Board of Nursing required.
  • More than 2 years progressive clinical experience with minimum of two years experience in home care preferred.
  • Must maintain a valid North Carolina driver's license or be licensed in the state you reside and maintain the Vidant Health required minimum insurance limits.
  • Must maintain adequate/dependable transportation in order to have occasional travel

Other Information

  • Position is hourly.  Minimum is $14.60.    Offers would be made based on years of related employment.
  • Position will be based in Greenville, NC but travel to other locations in the region may be involved when needed.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

Vidant Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  EOE Applications for Vidant Health and its subsidiary corporate entities are accepted and employees are chosen for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, or disability.

 

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Connie Owens, Recruiter

Email: cowens@vidanthealth.com

Tel: (252) 847-5997

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