Almost Family - Excellence Through Senior Advocacy


Job Overview

  • Job Title: Home Care Rep / Transition Care Coordinator - RN or LPN
  • Location: West Orange
  • Company Name: Patient Care
  • Employment Status: Full-Time



About this opportunity

Unique Opportunity for a Nurse with Great Customer Service Skills!

It's all about helping people achieve more!
    
Patient Care Home Care is a proud member of Almost Family , recognized by Forbes and Fortune as a leading provider of home health nursing, rehabilitation and personal care services.  Our Senior Advocacy Mission raises the bar with programs designed to achieve better outcomes for our patients.  For over 30 years, we have developed a culture that fosters innovation, clinical excellence, and integrity.

Why consider choosing a career with us?  Because we are committed to helping you achieve your goals.  As a member of our Senior Advocacy Care Team, we are confident you will achieve more for your career with industry-leading specialty programs that enhance care and promote better outcomes for patients.  You will enjoy the support of a progressive group along with great benefits, competitive pay, and flexible schedule options to fit your lifestyle.  If a long tradition of world-class caring is important to you, consider joining our team.  You'll feel right at home. 
As a Home Care Representative, you will:
  • Work in a medical setting with physician practices and hospital teams to promote effective assessment for and utilization of home care services.
  • Coordinate home care services for patients who are returning to the community from a facility including meeting with the patient to discuss home care services, evaluate and assess each patient for care to be provided, make recommendations based on clinical findings and obtain necessary physician orders and documentation to perform care.
  • Collaborate with agency operations staff and intake personnel to ensure all required documentation is obtained.
  • Work in conjunction with the sales team to provide support and education regarding home care services to healthcare providers.
  • Assist sales and marketing teams in developing and executing business strategies to improve service to patients and referral sources.
  • Provide education to physicians and other referral sources regarding the home care benefit and services provided by Patient Care.
  • Perform on-going assessment and data collection focusing on medical, psychosocial, and the education needs of the patient, utilizing established home health nursing criteria.
  • Initiate the home care referral process in a knowledgeable, skillful and consistent manner.
  • Establish priority of home health referrals based on patient need and available resources of time, personnel, equipment, and supplies.
  • Demonstrate good written and oral communication skills.
  • Document interactions with patient, family, hospital staff, and physicians.
  • Regularly communicate progress of the patient/discharge with the referral source to ensure customer satisfaction.  
  • Be responsible to comply with facility-specific documentation policy.

Qualifications:  
  • A current nursing licensure in the state of New Jersey.
  • RN preferred; LPN or other appropriately licensed clinician with strong clinical experience may also be considered.
  • A minimum of two years Medical-Surgical or Home Health nursing experience required. 
  • Home care experience and knowledge of home care reimbursement preferred. 
  • Past experience working in a customer service or sales environment strongly preferred.
  • Possesses the ability to communicate effectively with customers, both internal and external.
  • Ability to perform multiple activities, meet deadlines, solve problems, utilize resources, make independent decisions, and work well in a team-based environment.

Benefits:

Almost Family offers a competitive salary and benefits package that helps safe guard your health and well- being, and provides savings options for you and your family. We offer the following benefits to full time employees:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life and Accidental Death Insurance
  • Voluntary Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical & Dependent Care)
  • Paid vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
  • 401-k Retirement Plan


If you have a passion for seniors, a special place awaits you on our Senior Advocacy Team!

Join Us...You'll Feel Right At Home.



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A Spirit of Community Involvement

At Almost Family we believe in the importance of supporting the needs of those in our communities. We involve ourselves in local organizations through contributions, outreach programs and special events, and encourage a spirit of service among our employees. Giving back is a value Almost Family truly supports.

Almost Family At A Glance

Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFAM) founded in 1976, is a leading provider of home health nursing, rehabilitation and personal care services, with over 150 locations in 11 states. Almost Family, Inc. and its subsidiaries operate two segments: Visiting Nurse, or VN, which provides skilled nursing and physical, occupational and speech therapy services primarily to Medicare beneficiaries; and Personal Care, or PC, which provides custodial and personal care services. Almost Family's services are generally covered by federal and state government programs, commercial insurance and private pay.

We believe in the importance of local recognition and seek to maintain and support the various trade names we operate under that have developed a reputation for high quality care among patients, referral sources and employees in their local communities. We maintain quality and consistency across locations and regions through our “Senior Advocacy” mission, which trains our caregivers to look beyond the obvious needs of patients to be advocates for their physical, mental, and emotional needs, with the ultimate outcome of allowing them to age in place.

Our Specialty Programs, such as Cardiocare, Orthopedics, Optimum Balance, B.R.E.A.T.H.E, Urology, Frail Elderly Care Management, and Telehealth Monitoring, are based upon our Senior Advocacy philosophy and were developed in response to local needs. We believe our Senior Advocacy philosophy in conjunction with our focus on the homebound, geriatric population leads to improved health outcomes.


Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

The Medicare certified agencies of Almost Family, Inc. are accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). If any member of the public or any employee of Almost Family, Inc. or any of its subsidiaries has a quality of care or safety concern about the organization, they should notify the organization management and may contact the Joint Commission at 1-800-994-6610 or by emailing at [Click Here to Email Your Resume]

Why Choose Us?

Why consider choosing a career with us? Because we are committed to help you achieve your goals. As a member of our Senior Advocacy Care Team we will provide you the tools and training to gain new skills. Achieve your geriatric certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Develop your talents. Touch lives and put your expertise to work where it matters most--at home, the ideal setting to promote healing, comfort and support to those who face the challenges of aging.

At Almost Family, you’ll find we share your vision with industry-leading specialty programs to enhance care and achieve better outcomes for our patients. We’re a growing, progressive company with opportunities to help you learn and develop alongside us. And as one of our Senior Advocates, we are confident you will achieve more for your patients and your career with Almost Family.

We will also support you with a comprehensive benefits package, competitive pay and flexible schedule options to fit your life. Our tradition of caring starts with great people like you.

Benefits

Almost Family offers a competitive salary and benefits package that helps safe guard your health and well- being, and provides savings options for you and your family. We offer the following benefits to full time employees:

Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Life and Accidental Death Insurance
Voluntary Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical & Dependent Care
Paid vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
401-k Retirement Plan

Many of the above benefits are also available to part-time employees who work at least 24 hours per week. PRN employees may also qualify for some benefit options as well!

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Join Our Family and You'll Feel Right at Home.

What Employees Are Saying

"I feel communication between all disciplines involved in a patients care is vitally important. I am proud to be a part of a company that is committed to working as a team to ensure not only patient needs are being met, but also that quality care is being provided. I enjoy working in the home environment because it enables me to provide treatment to a patient in a setting that is more comfortable for them. It also provides me more of an opportunity to provide education to caregivers."
Donna Chubb, Apex Speech Language Pathologist
"It is excting to be part of a company that is shaping the way Home Healthcare is delivered in our country. One of the most attractive parts of being a Rehab Director at Almost Family is the company's focus on staff development through the delivery of evidence based programs such as our Senior Advocacy Program. I can't think of a better way to take care of our Seniors than by delivering innovative research backed programs while at the same time offering professional growth opportunities for our staff."
Mark Devitt, Apex Director of Rehabilitation
“It has been a joy and a blessing to work for Caretenders/Almost Family for 20 years. I have enjoyed it or I wouldn’t have stayed all that time. I appreciate the opportunities I have with the company and the great people I work with.”
Sandra Hughes, Caretenders Home Health Aide
"Almost Family/Caretenders has very high ethical and clinical standards. Almost Family puts the patient and family first. We have a wonderful Senior Advocacy programs that allows the home health team to spend more quality time in the home setting to ensure the best outcomes for both the patient and their family. I feel good knowing that we are helping our elder citizens to live the best quality of life through our professional care in the home and the Senior Advocacy program."
Janet Johns, Caretenders RN, BSN, COS-C
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