Care Job Description

Care Job Description

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Care provides basic clinical care within scope of practice (RN, SW) in collaboration with members medical management team.

Care Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Participate with other staff in planning and providing community benefit services
Demonstrate familiarity with bioethical considerations and legal issues such as the right to refuse treatment
Assist our Driver Partners in collecting, delivering and adjusting orders
Monitor and document performance, attendance, compliance and productivity of Care Navigation employees using call center metrics including SLA
Assure company compliance through compliance audits and periodic compliance assessments
Additional responsibilities may include focus on departments or locations
Interacts with internal departments and external customers
Identify, monitor and report program metrics
Develop systems and procedures which enhance and improve operations
With the Administrative Director, prepare and recommend program budget, goals, and objectives taking into consideration input from program staff

Care Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Care

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, ACLS, CPR

Education for Care

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the care job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Nursing, Veterinary Technician, Veterinary Technology, Education, Associates, Health Care Administration, Animal Health Technology, Health, Graduate, Veterinary Assistant

Skills for Care

Desired skills for care include:

Medical terminology
Healthcare delivery
Basic medical terminology and computer skills
Excel
Services and processes performed by the team
Healthcare insurance industry and of all products
Legal issues
Community
RN scope of practice
State and federal laws and resources

Desired experience for care includes:

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Three (3) years of experience working with HIV-positive patients and a working history within the last five (5) years, or educational background, that includes knowledge of STD's, HIV, Hepatitis, and Tuberculosis
Possess basic computer skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office software, data entry, and use of internet and internet research
Have strong quality management skills
Strong oral and written communication skills, ability to build rapport with clients
Knowledge of substance abuse and mental health issues and treatment, and related sexual risks

Care Examples

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Care Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of care. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for care
  • Is jointly accountable for all resource utilization
  • Ensure multi-disciplinary team satisfaction through continuous feedback and implementation of plans for improvement
  • Ensure consistency in the knowledge base and development of multi-disciplinary team including but not limited to advanced practice clinicians, nurse care managers, social worker, pharmacists, dieticians, health navigators and medical assistants
  • Plan and develop clinic implementation of SMG policies and procedures, program-specific procedures and programs
  • Supervise program staff, providing selection, training, disciplining, terminating, and performance improvement
  • Coordinate program operations and activities with the partner skilled nursing facilities and life care planning communities to ensure efficiency and quality service is delivered
  • Hold regular staff meetings to discuss methods for improving customer service and efficient/safe operations
  • Participate on SMG committees related to program and network-wide operational development and strategic initiatives
  • Develop, recommend and implement strategic planning as it relates to the continuum of care programs, the region, and the SMG network
  • Create, recommend and implement new programs to increase and maintain patient volume and satisfaction
Qualifications for care
  • Maintain current knowledge of Medicare guidelines related to post-acute care services
  • Formulate plan to meet strategic goals and coordinate with Executive Director and Administrative Director
  • Monitor overall performance of the program – operational, financial, customer service, - and make changes as appropriate
  • Handle patient and caregiver complaints
  • Conduct performance appraisals of staff and provide them with positive feedback and critical input as required
  • Knowledge of standard reimbursement methods, HCCs, RBRVS, specialized Medicare Free Schedules, DRGs, capitation and others
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of care. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for care
  • Provides one-on-one companionship/supervision with patients
  • Acquires and distributes supplies and equipment to facilitate patient care delivery including, but not limited to, ordering, charging/crediting supplies, setting up patient care equipment within the scope of the Care Attendant position, stocking patient rooms and unit supply areas, and performing messenger functions
  • Partners with other care coordinator teams
  • Understand the physical and multidimensional stages of the dying process
  • Familiar with a range of psychosocial interventions that can alleviate discomfort
  • Value the impact of ethnic, religious, and cultural differences
  • Understand the needs faced by members of special populations and their families
  • Demonstrate the ability to recognize signs of impending death and prepare family members
  • Able to support patients, families, and caregivers in anticipatory mourning, grief, and bereavement
  • Demonstrate empathy and sensitivity in responding to the pain, suffering, and distress of others
Qualifications for care
  • Requires Masters of social work or counseling from a school accredited respectively by the Council on Social Work Education or Council for Accreditation for Counseling and related education program
  • Palliative Care, End of Life, Family Counseling or Hospice education preferred
  • 2 years of counseling experience in end of life issues, family or hospice preferred
  • Palliative Care, End of Life, Family Counseling or Hospice experience preferred
  • LCSW, LMSW or CSWA credential required
  • Palliative Care, Hospice, End of Life Counseling preferred
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of care. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for care
  • Adapt techniques to work effectively with individuals from different age groups, ethnicities, cultures, religions, socioeconomic and educational backgrounds, lifestyles, and differing states of mental health and disability
  • Coordinate the care for complex patients from pre-admission to immediate post-discharge
  • Act in a non-caregiver capacity by facilitating coordination and communication between all members of the health care team, patient, and family
  • Function as part of a professional care coordination team of nurses and social workers and other clinicians to provide skilled psychosocial services to patients and their families
  • Design, plan and implement the clinical contact center within the Access Center
  • Responsible for integration of the Chronic Care Clinics into functional teams and spaces
  • Curriculum to foster the new core competencies and skills needed to function as a collaborative team managing a complex, chronic patient population to achieve best practice outcomes
  • Creates a profitable and clinical relevant Telehealth Program
  • Operationalizes real time decision making for the risk populations with traffic control management through the Clinical Contact Center
  • Creates updates, maintains and/or closes tasks as assigned within process guidelines
Qualifications for care
  • One full-time year (12 months) of experience caring for, feeding, or providing health care for small animals in a veterinary hospital/clinic, breeding, shelter or boarding facility
  • Must possess good phone skills and ability to effectively communicate with patients and referral partners
  • Responsible for handling inbound calls, with ability to determine needs and handle accordingly using communications provided by supervisor
  • Ability to resolve patient's questions and concerns regarding status of their request for assistance
  • Ability to interact with the patient referral sources to process new applicants
  • Mastery of patient account handling from initial contact through final approval/denial
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a care. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for care
  • Order and maintain supplies/equipment within budget parameters
  • This RN Care Advisor will connect with the patients in person, on the phone, embedded (on site) in the physician offices
  • Along with other members of the Population Health team, conduct comprehensive assessments that include the medical, behavioral, pharmaceutical and social needs of the patient, identify gaps in care and barriers to attaining improved health
  • Based on this assessment, and in conjunction with the patient, the patient’s physician and other members of the population health team, create and implement a care plan that will address the identified needs, remove the barriers and improve the health of the patient
  • Coordinate care by serving as the contact point, advocate and resource for the patient, their family and their physician, building effective relationships through trust, respect and communication
  • In close collaboration with the patient, primary care provider and care team you will continually assesses the patient’s knowledge of their clinical condition(s) and provide education and self-management support based on the patient’s unique learning style
  • Measure, improve and maintain quality outcomes (clinical, financial, and functional) for individual patients and the population served
  • Maintains a current knowledge base with regards to rules, regulations, policies, and procedures relating to Medical Management
  • Adheres to DMS, state, and federal regulations
  • Promptly makes recommendations to ensure compliance with rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
Qualifications for care
  • Required Other In Behavioral Health, 3 years in performing administrative and/or clinical responsibilities in a medical, behavioral, or non-medical setting with demonstration of administrative duties (clerical, admin asst)
  • One year telemetry experience required
  • Previous training in Cardiac special care required
  • Active Delaware nursing license is required upon start of employment
  • Willingness and ability to obtain CCM certification within 18 months of eligibility required
  • Previous Case Management/Utilization Management/Homecare experience preferred
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a care. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for care
  • Interact regularly and as needed with providers and other members of the local care team, the extended care team and other Propel Health leadership to accomplish patient and program goals
  • Master and document appropriately and comprehensively in the current technology tools available
  • Conduct comprehensive patient needs assessments that include medical, behavioral, pharmaceutical, social, gaps in care and barriers to attaining stability or improving health outcomes in a patient-centered manner
  • In partnership with the patient’s care team and recognizing cultural and patient specific goals, facilitate discussions such as functional improvement expectations and advanced planning as appropriate
  • Based on this assessment, and in conjunction with the patient, the patient’s provider and other members of the care team, develop and implement a patient-centered care plan that addresses the identified needs, removes barriers and facilitates optimal health outcomes for the patient
  • Coordinate care activities by serving as the contact point, advocate and resource for the patient, their family and their provider and care team, building effective relationships through trust, respect and communication
  • In close collaboration with the patient’s care team, regularly assess patient (and their support structure if applicable) knowledge of clinical condition(s) and provide education and self-management support based on the patient’s (and their support structure if applicable) unique learning style
  • Maintain or improve quality outcomes (clinical, financial, and operational) for individual patients and the population served
  • Facilitate strong patient and support structure engagement
  • Facilitate provider and care team relationships and engagement
Qualifications for care
  • Masters in Social work or related field
  • Current WA State Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) or Social Worker Associate Independent Clinical (LSWAIC) or Registered Counselor/ Licensed Mental Health Counselor
  • Three Years of Social Services experience with a health care related organization experience should include a minimum of two years in a multi-disciplinary health care setting and specialized training in palliative care and/or hospice
  • Proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing English is required
  • Acute Care/ Care Coordination experience
  • Hospice and Palliative Care Certification or eligible and working toward certification or willing to complete certification within 2 years of hire

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