Brookdale Senior Living

  • Care Navigation Coordinator

    Job Locations US-TN-Brentwood
    Category
    Healthcare
    Requisition Post Information* : External Company URL
    https://www.brookdale.com/en.html
    ID
    2019-29313
    Location : Name
    BHS - Clinical Operations-DIV
    Location : Address
    111 Westwood Place
    Location : Location
    US-TN-Brentwood
  • Overview

    Every day is an opportunity for our associates to deeply connect with people in a profound and personal way. Our associates are the core of our mission and we know that offering them genuine rewards and heart filling job satisfaction is the key to our success as a company. Here you’ll find opportunities to grow your career at any level whether you have direct contact with resident or support someone who does, and be inspired personally. With over 60,000 associates, there’s a place for you to make a difference in lives of the families we serve throughout our continuum of care.

    Responsibilities

    The Care Navigation Coordinator coordinates care between the home health and hospice service lines by assessing
    Medalogix-identified potential hospice patients and other clinical data to determine hospice eligibility and
    appropriateness. The Care Navigation Coordinator evaluates Medalogix identified potential hospice patients as well
    as other client data in the medical record and navigates the patient, family, physician, and home health team through
    the hospice education, evaluation, and decision making process. If hospice care is appropriate and agreed upon by the
    care team, the Care Navigation Coordinator coordinates the patient’s transition to the hospice service line.

    1. Maintains primary responsibility for managing the Medalogix Bridge application and associated processes
    2. Establishes program goals with leadership/executive team sponsor
    3. Promotes successful organizational integration of the Medalogix Bridge program
    4. Participates in home health case conferences or other meetings to facilitate the discussion of Medalogix-identified
      potential hospice clients
    5. Initiates conversations with patients, family, physicians, and the home health team regarding the potential need for
      hospice care
    6. Coordinates joint patient visits with home health case managers and hospice staff to further discuss the hospice
      benefit and potential eligibility
    7. Provides and/or coordinates hospice education to patients, families, physicians, and home health staff
    8. Maintains excellent communication and relationships with home health and hospice branch leadership
    9. Delegates components of the Medalogix process to additional members of the care team
    10. Utilizes Medalogix dashboards and reports to monitor program progress
    11. Serves as primary agency contact with the Medalogix support team
    12. Promotes commitment to Brookdale standards, systems, policies, and procedures. Educates associates
      regarding corporate commitment to all laws, regulations, and guidelines of the company, state, and federal
      programs. Adheres to established confidentiality standards and promotes the standards are maintained by all
      regional office and field level associates.
    13. Ensures compliance with all Infection Control, Universal Precautions, and OSHA standards for the
      healthcare professional, while on-site at the agency.

    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.

    Qualifications

    Education and Experience

    • Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse
    • Hospice experienced clinician with extensive hospice benefit and eligibility knowledge
    • High level knowledge of home health processes and practices
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills
    • Excellent computer skills with proficiency with the agency’s EMR system and Microsoft Excel

    Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements
    Current state licensure and/or minimum qualifications required for a nursing position

     

    Management/Decision Making
    Uses independent judgment to establish procedures and overall strategic direction that may affect an agency, multiple agencies, industry sectors and/or functional disciplines. Solves the most complex problems that require understanding and evaluation of impacts on the organization.

     

    Knowledge and Skills
    Possesses extensive knowledge of a professional discipline and maintains extensive theoretical business and industry knowledge. Provides overall leadership and direction to the business at the regional or divisional level.

     

    Physical Demands and Working Conditions

    • Standing
    • Walking
    • Sitting
    • Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
    • Reach with hands and arms
    • Stoop, kneel, crouch crawl
    • Talk or hear
    • Ability to lift:  up to 25 pounds
    • Vision
    • Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors
    • Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage
    • On-Call on an as needed basis

    Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

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