Physical Therapy Admissions Coordinator – Home Health (Florence/Dillon Area)
Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values. Directly accountable to the Director of Clinical Services of Home Health. Functions within agency and unit policies and procedures. Manages own time productively and independently and complies with attendance and reporting requirements. Fills in for Director of Clinical Services in their absence. Must be knowledgeable of state licensure laws, the Conditions of Participation of the Federal Health Insurance Program for the Aged and Disable (Title XVIII, Social Security Act, Section 1861), and the regulations relating to Conditions of Participation for Home Health Agencies (Part 405, Section 1201-1243), JCAHO, and all other pertinent regulatory needs. Must have basic knowledge of managed care case management, quality improvement, and principles of staff and patient education. Must have thorough understanding of all agency services and referral systems. Must possess in-depth knowledge of community resources available to client base. Demonstrates expertise in communication and interpersonal relationships. Must possess excellent writing skills. Must be able to use computer for word processing. Must have excellent organizational and time management skills. Public speaking and teaching skills necessary. Must be highly adaptable and have the ability to exercise a high degree of initiative and judgement in carry out work assignments. Must have strong critical thinking and problem solving skills. Must be able to function in an office setting which includes standing, walking, sitting, etc. must be able to use office equipment such as computer, copier, calculator, etc. must have very good manual dexterity in carrying out technical and physical aspects of role. Must have good hearing and eyesight. Must have at least three (3) years experience in health care with (1) in home care with experience in patient and staff education, quality improvement, operating standard development, interpretation of regulatory surveys. Must have direct care experience in patient care in area of specialty practice. Graduate of an accredited program in nursing or therapy. Moderate physical activity involved, with daily and frequent walking, standing, bending, lifting and carrying of objects weighing up to fifty pounds, sitting, and driving. Full range of motion and strenuous movements necessary if performing patient care. Working conditions in an office which is well ventilated, lighted and temperature regulated. In the home setting and related travel, conditions may be inclemate, cramped, or require special accommodations for patient care. In such conditions, safety must be the responsibility of the worker. In the office minimal. Must use own car when company transportation is not available for travel to remote sites, often in rural, isolated areas. Must be able to handle potential problems related to safety issues for staff and patients in all settings. Must be familiar with principles of growth and development over the life span and the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interpretation of information needed for each patient’s requirements relative to his/her age specific needs to provide the care needed. High degree of maturity, self-motivation, creativity, initiative and independent judgement required. Must have responsible, ethical, self-initiating professional behavior. Effective interpersonal skills, empathy and ability to listen and plan with staff, patients/customers/physicians are essential characteristics. Must be able to efficiently communicate with a diverse population. Self-awareness and self-evaluation are important characteristics as are accuracy in collecting data, completion of records and follow-up. Works closely with other staff, physicians, other external agencies and groups. Adheres to department dress code. Presents a neat, clean, well-groomed appearance.
Schedule: Full Time; 80 hours biweekly.
- At least three(3) years’ experience in health care with (1) in home care.
- Must possess a current valid South Carolina driver’s license and automobile insurance as required by law. Must be at least 21 years old to be covered under McLeod Health’s fleet vehicle insurance policy. Must meet McLeod policy for driving eligibility. License and registration as required by state law.
- PT License, BLS Certification Possession of professional liability insurance is encouraged.
Florence, SC, United States