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Branch Coordinator - Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: CenterWell Home Health
Location: Omaha
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionThe primary function of the Branch Coordinator - Licensed Practical Nurse is to provide clerical support for the branch medical records and billing department. Also, responsible for day-to-day coordination of telephone / personnel communication systems, overall management of agency supplies / mail, and processing of accounts payables. Depending on branch census you may be responsible for other duties as assigned. Depending on branch census you may be responsible for other duties as assigned.ResponsibilitiesEssential Functions:Administrative

  • Prepare patient assessment packets, including admission, recertification, and post hospital packets.
  • Process signed and unsigned orders and 485s.
  • Follow up on the Order Tracking Report weekly and according to Order procedure. Reprocess unsigned orders at end of episode as task appears on action screen.
  • Date stamp all received documents, except SOC paperwork and paper visit notes, to be scanned into the client chart. Scanning should be completed within 24 hours of stamp date.
  • Fax the discharge / transfer summary / episode detail summary and Case Conference / 60 Day summary to the physician as task appears on the action screen.
  • Copy documentation and assist with ADR preparation.
  • Update HCHB and computer programs as appropriate.
  • Complete End of Period claim workflow as part of Billing Specialist responsibilities. This includes confirming all orders are signed appropriately and coordinating with the administrative team at the branch to ensure other billing requirements are satisfied to release claims timely.
  • Adhere to and participate in Agencys mandatory HIPAA / Privacy Program and Employee Compliance Program.
  • Read and adhere to all Agency Policies and Procedures and follow Employee Handbook Guidelines.
  • Managing all incoming telephone calls in a professional manner including:
    • Screen and route calls to the appropriate agency staff
    • Maintenance and administration of the phone system including:
      • Adding / revising voice mail boxes
      • Managing accurate employee phone roster
      • Process incoming and outgoing mail.
      • Manage and order office supplies (including agency specific forms) as needed.
      • Manage, order, and distribute medical supplies as needed.
      • Assist BD with EOE billing tasks.
      • Manage and process all accounts payable including routing to appropriate corporate department as needed.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
        • Must understand the issues related to the delivery of home health and hospice services and be able to problem solve effectively.
        • Must possess knowledge of Medicare guidelines governing home health and hospice agencies.
        • Must have exceptional customer service skills and be able to communicate well with referral sources, patients, family members, and agency employees.
        • Must be organized, detail-oriented, and possess effective communication skills both orally and in writing.
        • The ability to communicate with a diversity of individuals is required. Qualifications: Education:
          • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent, typing, clerical skills, and be competent with computers.
          • Licensed Practical Nurse LPN License in the state of NEExperience:
            • Must possess a minimum of two years experience in the health care industry and one year experience in home health.Desired:
              • Six months medical records experience in a clinic, hospital, or home health setting (preferred)Scheduled Weekly Hours40

Keywords: CenterWell Home Health, Omaha , Branch Coordinator - Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Omaha, Nebraska

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