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DATE ADDED: Thu 13/06/2019

LPN - Referral Specialist

Saint Louis, US
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COMPANY: BJC HEALTHCARE

JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

Job ID: 1187558
Employment Status: Full-Time
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BJC Home Care Services offers patients and their families a complete range of home care services, including skilled nursing services, adult and pediatric hospice and supportive care, rehabilitation therapy, home infusion therapy, infusion treatment rooms, home medical equipment and high-tech respiratory care. Specialty home care programs also are available, including adult and pediatric asthma, cardiac, diabetes, orthopedic and wound care programs as well as the Lifeline emergency response system. BJC Home Care Services provides care to thousands of patients in both Missouri and Illinois. Serving more than 25 counties, it has become the largest home care network in the region and one of the largest in the country.

The Central Referral Center (CRC) for BJC Home Care Services is where the patient referral process starts. There are Intake Coordinators in each BJC hospital who coordinate services for those patients that need home care. The patients who choose BJC Home Care Services are then channeled through the CRC. The CRC also consists of nurses who take physician office referrals for patients not currently hospitalized. There is someone on-call 24/7 for the CRC to facilitate home care coordination for patients in emergency rooms, etc.


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Role Purpose

Meets or communicates by telephone, e-mail, or fax with key referral sources in a consultative manner regarding their home care needs and present appropriate solutions. Processes referrals accurately and efficiently in accordance with established policies and admission criteria.


Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and processes referrals for one or more home care product lines.
  • Maintains appropriate files and records.
  • Builds and maintains effective relationships with key referral sources.
  • Maintains current knowledge of regulatory, reimbursement and third party contract guidelines.
  • Documents pertinent referral information within established timeframes and payer guidelines.

  • Minimum Requirements

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience

  • 2-5 years
  • Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
  • Licenses & Certifications

  • LPN/RN

  • Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

    Degree

  • Associate's Degree
  • - Nursing
    Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

    Equal Opportunity Employer