Nurse / LVN/LPN Job in Temple, Texas / Government
Company: Kindred at Home
Posted on: February 19, 2021
I believe that better care begins at home. Compassionate care,
uncompromising service and clinical excellence thats what our
patients have come to expect from our clinicians. Kindred at Home,
a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the nations leading
provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and non-medical
home care services.
Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, including Gentiva, delivers
compassionate, high-quality care to patients and clients in their
homes or places of residence, including non-medical personal
assistance, skilled nursing and rehabilitation and hospice and
palliative care. Our caregivers focus on each unique patient to
deliver the appropriate care and emotional support to our patients
and their families.
As a LPN/LVN Intake Specialist, you will:
Receive and respond to incoming calls from referral sources or
potential patients, exchange information to identify patients
needs, and determine the Companys ability to meet them.
Record the outcome of calls, make follow-up calls as necessary,
track and report on conversion ratios, (as necessary) and identify
alternative community service sources when Gentiva Health Services
solutions are not available.
Enter referral information in System including clinical information
and orders for services if available. Identify potential payer
sources, establish primary payers, document
demographic/clinical/payer information and determine coverage
availability for third party non-governmental payers.
Notify branch of referral via email as either pending or ready to
Develop and maintain a working knowledge of all services and
resources provided by the Company and available within the
Access national account information, including the names of the
accounts and the terms of the contracts as appropriate. Interact
with referral sources to facilitate communications, answer
questions and resolve problems.
May obtain ongoing authorizations for visits based upon written
information supplied by clinical field staff. Submit requests to
appropriate payers, document authorization, and notify branch via
e-mail when authorization is obtained. Work with Intake Manager and
Branch Managers when requests for care are inappropriate or
incomplete or are not a covered benefit.
Generate sales correspondence, contact referral sources and assist
in sales/marketing activities.
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing
Minimum of three years intake/clinical experience in home
Home health experience required within the past two years
LPN/LVN licensure in the state(s) of desired practice
Strong knowledge of governmental home health agency regulations and
Working knowledge of personal computer and data entry, email
retrieval, Internet and Microsoft
Office or equivalent software skills
Excellent negotiation, organization, decision-making and
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