Home Care Coordinator LVN
Assists with the direct and indirect supervision of the Personal Assistance Service Attendants in the field. Directly responsible for instructing and implementing the PAS Service Plan.
RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Completes an initial evaluation within ten working days of participant’s enrollment. If identified communicates need for home health RN to perform an in-home health service assessment. 2. Completes routine re-evaluation of participant’s service plan by participant’s scheduled I&A conducting a home evaluation visit to participant on personal care services. Records these visits accordingly to BIENVIVIR policy and procedure. Reports identified problems or need for reassessment to the RN supervisor. 3. Communicates participant changes to the IDT at the I&A meetings or the daily participant care planning meetings. 4. Implements any changes made by RN in service plan due to participant’s change in condition to meet the care needs of participant on next scheduled hours of service. 5. Communicate to RN supervisor requests for reassessment by participant/designated representative to be done within 72 hours of that request. 6. Coordinates with participant, family, caregiver and contracted providers to ensure 24 hour service delivery. 7. Documents in participant’s medical record and H.H. Chart as required by departmental policy and procedures. Maintains home health chart complete and concise. 8. Performs on-call duties per department supervisor. 9. Provides on-the-job personal care training to new attendants during the initial orientation and continue thereafter as outlined by the rules and regulations of BIENVIVIR.10. Deals with problems or potential problems between PAS and participants (i.e., time utilization, PAS duties, etc.). 11. Reports all problems and areas to the RN Supervisor and conducts problem solving. 12. May give specialized personal care to participants when the care requires a higher level of skill than the PAS/provider can provide. 13. Maintains current PAS participant schedules, matching personalities when possible to promote good PAS participant relationship. Works closely with Schedulers to assure appropriate coverages. 14. Schedules home visits in advance, revising schedule as needed. 15. Attends selected supervisory meetings. May participate in selected committees. 16. Conducts a written evaluation on all PAS attendants at the end of the six-month probationary period and yearly thereafter. 17. Conducts performance counseling on PAS attendants and forwards completed Corrective Action Notices to (HR) Human Resources. 18. Participate in assigned QI activities completes proper documentation. 19. Other duties assigned, pertinent to the PAS/provider responsibilities.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: A. Knowledge: 1. Community resources 2. Hospital services 3. TDHS resources 4. Bienvivir Home Health Department’s rules and regulations 5. Regulatory standards B. Abilities: 1. Supervisory capacity 2. Familiarity with nursing procedures/principles and ability to teach/perform procedures that are commensurate with supervisory capacity. 3. Effectively communicate with skilled nursing personnel on participant status.
QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS: 1. Licensed Vocational nurse with current state registration. 2. Experience in Home Health Service or supervisor capacity preferred. 3. At least one year’s experience in hospital/long term care setting. 4. Tuberculosis test or current Chest X-Ray. 5. Current CPR certification.
This position is located at 2300 McKinley Ave., El Paso. View the Google Map in full screen.