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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Community Liaison/Marketing Coordinator will be responsible for acting as a liaison between the agency and physicians, skilled nursing facilities, hospitals and other community resources to promote home health care to these providers and their families.

This position serves a marketing representative for New Century Home Health Care by establishing and maintaining contacts with members of the health care community to ensure and encourage proper home health care patient referrals.

DUTIES

  • Obtain referrals as outlined by the supervisor.

 

  • Ensures the integrity of the episode by obtaining needed documentation and signatures for face to face encounters, progress/encounter notes and all other required documentations.

 

  • Follows-up with health care facilities (hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, rehab, etc.) to assure patients return upon discharge.

  • Develops and maintains new clients and accounts to increase referrals and generate new business.

  • Oversees and maintains contact with all existing referral sources.

  • Work closely with the agency to identify community resources.

  • Prepares weekly/monthly activity reports.

  • Attends all required meetings and in-services.

  • Assists with recovery from service failures to prevent loss of account/referral source.

  • Performs such other duties as assigned by the Marketing Director and Administrator.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 2 experience in the healthcare field; work with the geriatric population preferred.

 

  • 2 years of experience in customer service, sales, marketing and/or public relations.

 

  • Associated degree preferred but not required.

 

  • Must have strong interpersonal skills.

 

  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, telephone etiquette, and be able to interact effectively with persons from diverse backgrounds with a strong customer service orientation.

 

  • Excellent selling skills to appropriately represent the company to the targeted referral sources.

 

  • Must possess exceptional organizational skills and follow-through and be comfortable utilizing various technologies and computer programs.

 

  • Able to exercise initiative, problem solve and apply sound judgment.

 

  • Able to work under pressure and manage multiple demands simultaneously.

 

  • Must present a positive and professional business image.

 

  • Must pass a criminal background check.

 

  • Commitment to agency Compliance Policies and Code of Conduct.

 

This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.

 

 

Definition:

  • Provides physical therapy services to individuals and their families in their homes according to the POC as prescribed by the attending physician.
  • Provides consultation and education to agency staff.

Level of Responsibility:

  • Works under the general direction of agency policies and the specific requirements of the patient’s POC.
  • Responsible to the Agency administrator or designee.
  • Exercises supervision of assigned personnel.

Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Patient care activities to increase the patient’s function and independence including:
    • Evaluation: Initial and ongoing assessments to determine level of functioning, (including OASIS assessments) at appropriate times
    • Developing and revising the POC in consultation with the physician and other care team members
    • Identifying barriers to desired outcomes
    • Problem identification and goal setting
    • Provision of physical therapy in accordance with the POC.
    • Practice of standard precautions
    • Patient/family education as appropriate
    • Requisition and management of equipment and supplies to increase the patient’s level of function and independence;
    • Interdisciplinary coordination of services in adherence to the POC.
    • Discharge evaluation and planning
    • Evaluating the effectiveness and outcomes of care
  2. Clinical/Progress Notes includes:
    • Timely recording of all evaluation data, treatment and patient’s response to therapy interventions;
    • Recording outcome of conferences and quality assurance data;
  3. Attendance and participation in appropriate patient care conferences, staff meetings, in-service programs, performance improvement measures and agency committee meetings.
  4. Provisions of continuing education and consultation to patients, families and other staff members;
  5. Supervision of home health aides and therapy assistants as appropriate;
  6. Maintains current knowledge of the physical therapy profession by participation in formal education programs, workshops, and professional organizations;
  7. Performs other related functions as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Graduation from a physical therapy curriculum approved by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) or any accrediting body approved by the U.S. Office of Education.
  2. Two years of experience as a physical therapist, preferably in home care settings.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Considerable knowledge of physical therapy principles and procedures.
  2. Working knowledge of possible hazards to patients during treatment and of the necessary precautionary measures.
  3. Ability to apply physical therapy principles and techniques competently in the home setting.
  4. Ability to assess accurately patient needs and set realistic goals for rehabilitation.
  5. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  6. Ability to established and maintain effective working relationships with patients, professional and non-professional staff members, and the general public.
  7. Ability to incorporate new ideas or concepts into practice.

Special Requirements:

  1. Current state license to practice as a physical therapist
  2. Valid, current state driver’s license
  3. Access to a reliable automobile.

 

Exposure/Risk Category: OSHA:

Tasks may involve occupational exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue.

 

Overview

Provides skilled nursing care in accordance with the patient’s plan of treatment, including comprehensive health and psychological evaluation, monitoring of the patient’s condition, health promotion and prevention, coordination of service, teaching and training activities, provision of direct nursing care, and planning for patient ‘s needs or service requests.

Duties

  • Initial and ongoing comprehensive assessments (including OASIS data elements for home health).
  • Problem identification and goal setting.
  • Initiates the POC and revises as necessary in consultation with the physician.
  • Provides those services requiring substantial and specialized nursing skill.
  • Initiates appropriate preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures.
  • Serves as case manager, coordinator of patient’s care including referral to other services as appropriate and adherence to the POC.
  • Prepares clinical and progress notes and informs the physician and other personnel of changes in the patient’s need or service requests.
  • Teaches, supervises, and counsels the patient and family members regarding the disease process, self-care techniques, prevention strategies, and other related problems of the patient. Promotes patient/family independence.
  • Requisition and management of equipment and supplies appropriate to care.
  • Practice of standard precautions.
  • Attends and participates in staff, education, and agency committee meetings as appropriate.
  • Assigns, supervises and demonstrates appropriate procedures as necessary to LPN’s and aides as required by policy and state regulations.
  • Maintains adequate and timely records and reports of evaluation data, interventions and patient’s response to interventions.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness and outcomes of care.
  • Plans for the patient’s discharge from service.
  • Participates in quality/performance improvement measures.
  • Participates in in-service programs.
  • Performs other related functions as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A baccalaureate degree in nursing from a school accredited by the National League for Nursing is preferred.
  • Licensed in the State.
  • Recent, pertinent continuing education.
  • A minimum of 1 year nursing experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge and skill in current nursing practice.
  • Knowledge of the concept of team nursing.
  • Knowledge of the development of plans for patient care and the ability to participate in them.
  • Ability to accept and utilize supervision.
  • Ability to recognize the needs and concerns of people, and to maintain constructive working relationships in dealing with them.
  • Ability to supervise.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Special Requirements

  • Current licensure to practice as a registered nurse.
  • Special certification as appropriate.
  • Valid, Current state driver’s license.
  • Access to a reliable automobile.

 

Exposure/Risk Category: OSHA

Tasks to involve occupational exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

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