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Mercy Medical Center Clinton LPN Care Transitions Coach - Screener for home care in Eddy Visiting Nurse and Rehab Association - Troy, New York

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Day Shift

Description:

LPN (Home Care Screener) – Eddy Visiting Nurses and Rehab Association – Albany, NY

If you are looking for a LPN position, to meet your schedule as full time working days, this could be your opportunity. Here at St. Peter's Health Partner's, we care for more people in more places.

Eddy VNRA is a non-profit home health agency with over 100 years experience meeting the needs of patients and families in the community. We are CHAP Accredited, and are fortunate to have above industry average outcomes and patient satisfaction. Eddy VNRA is the largest home health agency in the greater Capital Region, and offers a wide range of innovative, specialty programs such as telehomecare, WOCNs, CDE, home based enhanced/palliative care and more.

Position Highlights:

  • Top Quality Care: Eddy VNRA in ranked for the eight year within HomeCare Elite's list of top 25% home care agencies and reached top 500 4 of those years!

  • Future of health care: Keep patients in their homes and out of the hospital setting

  • Quality of Life: Where career opportunities and quality of life converge

  • Advancement: Strong orientation program, generous tuition allowance and career development

  • Work/Life: Independent working environment with no holidays and minimal weekends

  • Flexible schedule: Shifts have some flexibility, but ideally looking for 7am-3pm, Monday-Friday

  • Growing team: Home care is a growing specialty as more and more patients are looking to have their care done at home

  • Supportive environment: Access to clinical nurse specialists, in-depth computer training, assistance obtaining insurance authorizations and RN supervisors who are only a phone call away

  • Close to home: Easy commute from Colonie, Latham and Troy

What you will do:

  • Work in the hospital speaking with patients getting ready for discharge looking for or needing home care and get pre-admission requirements completed.

Responsibilities:

  • Have one on one meetings with patients utilizing strong interpersonal and communication skills to complete the pre-admission screening process and obtain consent for services upon discharge

  • Work as a team player to ensure the best outcomes for our patients

  • Work closely with the Case Management team and occasionally a hospitalist

  • Based out of St. Peter's Hospital, but floats to Samaritan campus

  • Share reasonability for ensuring our most vulnerable population of patients are connected to our Coach and Remote Patient Monitoring Programs

What you will need:

Required:

  • A current license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the State of New York

  • 2 years or more of experience as a LPN

  • Licensed Practical Nurses must possess valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or achieve BLS certification within 90 days of starting via on site education

  • Valid Driver License and reliable vehicle are required

Preferred:

  • 1 or more years of experience in a similar role

  • Easily learn new computer applications

  • Multitask and can accurately prioritize in a fast pace environment

  • Maintain the highest level of customer service while completing day to day duties and responsibilities

  • Superior communication skills across individuals with different backgrounds and departments

  • Critical thinking skills to problem solve

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

  • Engage within a team setting to help promote a strong team culture

  • Passion to learn, grow and develop in the nursing field

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org at http://www.trinity-health.org/ . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.

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