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This role requires creativity, strategic thinking, and clear communication skills. RN Case Managers coordinate with patients, patient families, healthcare professionals, and other industry partners to assure quality patient care and services are provided to in home clients. RNs may also serve as advocates for patients in home care and hospice settings.
This role is essential to create better patient outcomes. Care Managers supervise all clinical operations within a branch/office, including supervision of employees. In this role, they keep the entire care team up-to-date on the patient and communicate with the patient and their family. They may also modify care plans to give patients better outcomes.
This role works collaboratively with the patient, patient’s family, the hospital or facility, physician group or health plan staff to facilitate a safe and effective transition to Home Health and /or Hospice Care. Transition care coordinators are essential for managing patient expectations and serving as points of contact for families.
This position requires observational skills and work experience to accurately evaluate a patient's medical needs based on triage criteria. Triage nurses provide immediate response, prioritization, and coordination of all weekend calls for maximum customer service and satisfaction.
A nurse practitioner (NP) works in collaboration with patients, their families, caregivers, and other specialists as appropriate. Nurse practitioners work in in an active practice to deliver episodic acute care and chronic medical management for patients with progressive illnesses. NPs are essential to patient care.
This role provides direct patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse. Responsibilities include following the plan of care, providing treatments, and working collaboratively with the members of the team to help meet positive patient care outcomes. LVNs and LPNs need patience and compassion to provide excellent patient care.
Flexibility, time management skills, empathy, and reliability are crucial for this role. Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) often assist patients with daily living activities while under care. Empathy is key in this role because of how much time is spent with patients. The delegated direct patient activities performed by a CNA are under the supervision of an RN.
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Excellent communication skills, a desire to help others, and a willingness to build a referral network are needed in this position. Development representatives and community liaisons are key to growing profitable revenues through developing and executing sales and marketing strategies to referral sources and prospective clients.
Physical therapists (PTs) are a crucial part of follow up care. PTs are responsible for evaluating and assessing needs of referred patients and formulating treatment plans in a home care environment. Provides therapy services defined in treatment plans. PTs use hands-on therapy, education, and exercise to help patients.
This role works with patients post-injury to recover lost skills and with older adults needing to cope with physical and cognitive changes. This role is responsible for continuous monitoring and improvement of care provided to patients to improve their ability to perform tasks in daily living and work environments.
Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) provide services for the purpose of diagnosing and treating speech and language disorders which result in communication disabilities, and for the diagnosis and treatment of swallowing disorders (dysphagia), as well as auditory rehabilitation. SLPs directly impact patient outcomes.
Social workers are key to team based care plans. Social work led mental health services like modified problem solving therapy for the home bound reduced depressives status (Ciechanowski et al., 2004). Medical social workers are responsible for the continuous improvement of total quality care as to meet the psychosocial needs of the patient/client.
Like many professionals in the medical field, the ability to truly listen is crucial for health care chaplains. Patients and their families often find themselves in unexpected, emotionally volatile, and fear inducing circumstances. Chaplains respond to this need by providing caring and judgment free spiritual services to patients and families.
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