Palliative Coordinator in Newtown Square, PA at Compassus

Date Posted: 2/3/2018

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At Compassus, we are dedicated to compassionate care, clinical excellence and providing comfort and support to patients and their families facing the end of life. We help support families, even after the patient dies. For many of our team members, this is more than a career—it’s a calling.


Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others? Join our team today as a Palliative Coordinator to positively impact the experiences of our patients and families.


Position Summary

The Palliative Coordinator is responsible for the patient chart, including establishing the chart upon the initial referral and maintaining documentation until the patient is discharged and the chart is closed. As the Palliative Coordinator, you will facilitate the flow of patient care from initial consultation to patient discharge, including patient scheduling and phone triage.


Principal Accountabilities

  • Establish patient chart and ensure that all referral documentation is signed and dated
  • Schedule new and follow up Community Palliative Care visits
  • Answer incoming telephone calls, take accurate messages, and transfer calls appropriately
  • Submit and track patient billing and maintain patient metrics
  • Rotate deceased/discharged patient charts from active chart status and establish deceased/discharged patient files
  • Communicate effectively with members of Palliative Care service, patients, families, and the community

Qualifications

  • Communication and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • Reliable transportation

Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma or General Education Degree with two to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience as a Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse preferred but not required.


Compassus, including all Compassus affiliates, complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Compassus, including all Compassus affiliates, does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

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