Care Transition Nurse-Infusion
Louisville, KY
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Job Description We are looking for an Infusion Care Transition Nurse to join our team in Louisville!
Your work should be more than just a job. If you are looking for career development, flexibility in your schedule and work-life balance, your journey begins here!
AmeriMed is looking for Infusion Care Transition Nurse. The Care Transition Nurse collaborates with physicians, hospitals, nursing homes and home care personnel in the process of providing coordinated quality home care infusion services for patients referred to AmeriMed. The Care Transition Nurse observes and reports trends, changes, and new opportunities. Increases awareness among key contacts at referral sources when homecare is an optimal solution and helps identify when services are appropriate for individual patients.
AmeriMed is the provider and employer of choice!
Competitive compensation plus incentive bonus opportunities
Comprehensive health care benefits and wellness program
Tuition reimbursement (based on employee class)
Responsibilities
Determines possibility of patient appropriateness for home care infusion services.
Effectively communicates with appropriate disciplines involved in the care of potential home care infusion clients, and provides information and recommendations to CHI Health at Home staff.
Available to all discharge planners, physicians, other hospital personnel and clients to analyze eligibility and explain Medicare and Medicaid guidelines, insurance plan benefits, financing options, CHI Health at Home policies, etc.
After referral, communicates with attending physicians to obtain verbal or written orders for home care services.
Assists in ordering equipment, oxygen, IV's, etc., as required to provide proper home care for the patient referred to CHI Health at Home.
After referral, determines individual patient needs for services, referrals, training and provides patient instructions on home care equipment and/or procedures, etc.
Qualifications
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Current RN or LPN license to practice in the state serviced.
Two years of appropriate nursing experience is required. Hospital and/or home care infusion nursing experience is preferred.
Experience as a Care Transition Nurse or similar role, sales or marketing, or customer service preferred.
Strong critical thinking, judgment, creativity and decision making skills.
Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written.
Strong initiative, vitality, goal orientation and follow through assuring fulfillment of plans.
AmeriMed is a company within CHI Health at Home. CHI Health at Home, located just outside of Cincinnati, Ohio, provides services in Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Washington. With nearly 3,350 associates throughout the organization, CHI Health at Home provides five distinct but coordinated home-based health care services, including Home Care, Hospice, Home Infusion Therapy, Home Respiratory Care and Medical Transportation. CHI Health at Home serves as the home health services division of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), a national, faith-based nonprofit health system headquartered in Englewood, Colorado. CHI Health at Home is proud to be accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care.
It will be the policy of CHI Health at Home, in accordance with all applicable laws, to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, national origin, genetic information, religious beliefs, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, pregnancy, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected classifications, activities, or conditions as required by federal, state and local laws. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
For more information, email Kathy at kathleen.buckley@chihealthathome.com
Job Type Full-time