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RN Home Care Coordinator - ALS/Neuromuscular

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 49099
Job Family: Nursing
Specialty: Neurology
Status: Full Time
Detailed Shift and Schedule: M-F, 8am-5pm
Remote Opportunity: No
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 55541005032871-Neurology

Overview

Job Summary

The Home Care Coordinator for the ALS program provides professional nursing care through skillful assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation in accordance with service line policies. The Home Care Coordinator will assist in maintaining a safe work environment and performs all related job responsibilities in a safe manner. The CC RN maintains clinical and professional competency as appropriate to the age, culture, developmental stages, and special needs of the patients served.

The Home Care Coordinator functions to guide patients who are diagnosed with ALS through the progression of their condition. This RN will complete home visits when education or assessment is required between clinic visits and helps facilitate any new orders needed as the patient experiences progression of their condition. Additionally, on days in the office, the Home Care Coordinator functions as program nurse to work with patients in clinic, answer patient calls and messages, assist with medication refills per protocol, and complete medication prior authorizations when needed. 

Essential Functions

  • Collects data pertinent to the healthcare consumer’s health or the situation.
  • Analyzes the assessment data to determine the current issues.
  • Identifies the need for home visits based on any needs for education or assessment better suited to the home environment.
  • Develops a plan that prescribes strategies and alternatives to attain expected outcomes.
  • Communicates with new patients via phone call or in person after their initial diagnosis.
  • Evaluates progress toward attainment of outcomes.
  • Delegates elements of care to appropriate healthcare workers in accordance with any applicable legal or policy parameters or principles.

     

Physical Requirements

 

Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak English in good, understandable terms. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in patient and/or unit conditions. Physical abilities testing required. Additional department specific physical requirements may be identified for unique responsibilities within the department by the nurse leader.



Education, Experience and Certifications

Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. BSN preferred. Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider status according to American Heart Association. Current RN license or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner in the state in which you work and reside or; if declaring a National License Compact (NLC) state as your primary state of residency, meet the licensure requirements in your home state; or for Non-National License Compact states, current RN license or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner required in the state where the RN works. Additional education, training, certifications, or experience may be required within the department by the nurse leader.