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Intake Nurse - Homecare - Bethpage

Company: NYU Langone Health
Location: Bethpage
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is a 591-bed university-affiliated medical center, which offers sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty of medicine and surgery. We are a major regional healthcare resource with a deep commitment to medical education and research, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services.Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a HC Intake Nurse.

In this role, the successful candidate Completes a comprehensive assessment of patients referred to the Agency for Home care services from Hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, rehab facilities and from the community. Responsible for the planning to admit the patient to the Agency. Determines and ensures client eligibility and authorization to receive requested services and notifies all pertinent staff of approval or denial of requests.Job Responsibilities:

  • Establishes and completes a realistic assessment and discharge plan based on patientfamily needs and abilities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Demonstrates caring behaviors towards patients, caregivers, co-workers and other health care team members.
  • Assists agency leadership in achieving corporate goals, improving quality of patient care outcomes and patient satisfaction. Participates in quality assessment and performance improvement initiatives.
  • Complete and provide accurate, complete and timely documentation reflecting intake coordination for patients referred to the Agency from hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, rehab facilities and the community based on Federal, Department of Health and The Joint Commission requirements. Ensures timely flow of information to optimize operations (for example: referrals, ordering equipment, interviews, etc.)
  • Identifies and assesses for potential or actual safety riskshazardsbarriers that block ability for optimal functioning.
  • Collaborates with multidisciplinary team to discuss issues impeding optimal functioning andor smooth transition to home. Liaison for clinicians with managed care organization to acquire authorization for services needed.
  • Takes responsibility for obtaining accurate, pertinent information from health care record (hospital, skilled nursing facilities, rehab facilities and primary physicians)patientcaregiver to create a smooth transition and individualized plan of care in home environment. Assesses for improved safety by ordering DME as needed, providing private hire lists for assistance in ADL functions and explains third party payor reimbursement for home health services.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    To qualify you must have a Diploma OR Associate s Degree Nursing. Current and Valid New York State Registered Professional Nurse license. 1 - 2 years Acute Care Facility orHomeHealth,Hospice and/or Long TermHomeHealth Program. Excellent communication (both oral and written), interpersonal, customer service skills. Critical thinking skills. Working knowledge of computers.Preferred Qualifications:
    Bachelor's Degree Nursing.Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

    NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

    NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
    If you wish to view NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visit for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.

Keywords: NYU Langone Health, New Rochelle , Intake Nurse - Homecare - Bethpage, Other , Bethpage, New York

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