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Providence LVN - Hospice Intake in Torrance, California

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Providence is calling a Intake Licensed Practical Nurse (LVN), (Per Diem/Day Shift) to Providence TrinityCare Hospice in Torrance, CA.

This is an office-base position. The hours are 10:00am - 7:00pm.

Please upload a current resume reflecting all professional nursing experience.

We are seeking a Intake Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN, LVN) who will be under the supervision of the Clinical Supervisor of Intake/Admissions and After Hours, acts as a contact for information and coordination of the initial Providence TrinityCare Hospice services from physicians, insurance companies, discharge planners and other outside referral sources. The Intake LPN/LVN provides access for new patients to Providence TrinityCare Hospice services.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Receive patient-related case referrals from physicians, insurance companies, discharge planners, etc., ordering hospice services.

  • Take hospice evaluation and admission order and verifies information for accuracy and completeness.

  • Assess patient appropriateness for admission based on Intake data and admission criteria in conjunction with the Clinical Supervisor.

  • For home care and facility referrals, takes orders and assures appropriate staff and vendors are notified and follows up with referrals to confirm that all services and products have been arranged

  • Provide information on Providence TrinityCare Hospice services to physicians, HMOs, insurance companies, discharge planners and other referral sources

  • Assess customer service needs and assures continuity with appropriate department and program

  • Maintain productivity standards as set by organization guidelines

  • Documentation / Information Management:

  • Assign medical record number and enters referral according to Intake office protocol

  • Enter initial referral information into the electronic medical records system for patient tracking.\Adheres to current Providence TrinityCare Hospice policies and contractual arrangements

  • Adhere to record keeping system for managing telephone Intake services

  • Collect data on callers’ requests for information and hospice services

  • Leadership / Supervision:

  • Participate in orientation, education and development of team members as directed by the Clinical Supervisor

  • Development:

  • Participate in appropriate continuing education as may be requested and/or required by the Clinical Supervisor

  • Accept personal responsibility for other educational activities to enhance job-related skills and abilities

  • Performance Improvement:

  • Report grievances, service-related variances, and complaints from callers and follows up with appropriate departments to assure satisfactory resolution. Complete service variances reports noting department and nature of complaint

  • Monitor current and potential referral sources for feedback on Providence TrinityCare Hospice’s performance

  • Participate in the Performance Improvement Program and participates in and adheres to the LCMHS/Providence TrinityCare Hospice Corporate Integrity Plan

  • Budgetary:

  • Follow Core Value for being financially prudent

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of a LVN program

  • Current Califronia LVN license

  • Possess and maintains current BLS Certification through the American Heart Association

  • Valid driver's with an automobile that is in good working order and insured in accordance with State and/or LCMHS/Providence TrinityCare Hospice requirements

  • Minimum of one (1) year of professional LVN experience

  • Demonstrate good verbal and written communication and organizational skills

  • Demonstrate effective and diplomatic telephone communication skills

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of computer applications including Microsoft Office and e-mail

  • Demonstrate an understanding of hospice philosophy and concept and understands the needs of the terminally ill.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Community health/hospice, medical/surgical or case management experience.

About the hospice you will serve.

Providence TrinityCare Hospice, established in 1977, is the oldest and largest nonprofit hospice in Southern California and the first to be licensed by the State of California. Caring for people in Los Angeles and Orange Counties with professional teams. Providence TrinityCare Hospice is Medicare Certified and CHAP (Community Health Accreditation Program) accredited. We also provide the only specialized pediatric hospice service in Los Angeles County.

As the only pediatric hospice in Los Angeles County, Providence TrinityKids Care understands the impact a seriously ill child can have on the life of a family. A specialized division of TrinityCare, TrinityKids Care helps children with life-limiting illnesses leave the hospital in order to spend as much time as possible at home with their families.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: LPN/LVN

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 287994

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