Akron Children's Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at akronchildrens.org.
To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason
Prior to the start date, full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. Full vaccination is defined as 14 days after the last received vaccination. Boosters are excluded from this requirement.
We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.
Full time Monday - Friday
8:00 - 4:30 p.m.
To coordinate all discharge needs including home going teaching, equipment and nursing needs for patients referred to CHCG. Begin admission process and coordinate information needed by other staff members.
Responsibilities: 1.Receives referral information and schedules assessments/teaching.
2.Communicates with unit discharge planners and other staff members regarding potential referrals.
3.Able to asses patient needs, implement plan of treatment, develop plan of care, arrange interventions as identified, and evaluate effectiveness of the interventions.
4.Identify priorities of patient care and ensures that patient identified needs are met.
5.Makes appropriate referrals according to identified patient needs.
6.Instructs patient/family members in all aspects of care as appropriate.
7.Documents completely in accordance with the Policy and Procedure of the Home Care agency and submits to billing.
8.Obtains information on home going needs and completes all proper documentation
9.Obtains accurate orders from the Physician.
10.Instructs patient and or family in techniques needed for home care or assigns appropriate staff to teach the family.
11.Arranges for alternative provider if needed because of location or preferred provider status.
12.Notifies the scheduler and or nurse of time and date of discharge to facilitate scheduling.
13.Case manages all short term patients and obtains any authorizations needed.
14.Facilitates customer service issues with families.
15.Reviews and resolves payor issues.
16.Participates in performance improvement initiatives such as chart reviews and other areas needed.
17.Other duties as required.
Other information: Technical Expertise 1.Experience in home care preferred.
2.Demonstrates sound and proficient nursing skills
3.Experience working with all levels within an organization is preferred.
4.Experience in healthcare is preferred.
5.Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required.
Education and Experience 1.Education: Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. BSN preferred or must obtain BSN within 5 years from date of hire into role.
2.Certification: Licensed registered nurse in the State of Ohio. BLS required.
3.Years of experience: Minimum 1 year experience in home care or pediatrics.
4.Years of experience supervising: None
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