Continuing Care Job Description

Continuing Care Job Description

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Continuing care provides services in palliative care, symptom management, and supportive care for chronically and seriously ill hospitalized patients and their families.

Continuing Care Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective continuing care job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included continuing care job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Assist with administration and follow up action planning and employee opinion survey and working with HR leadership to identify trends and areas for improvement and corrective activities
Provides information on services provided at Day Reporting Centers, Parolee Service Centers, outpatient and residential treatment programs, and any additional transitional services developed by state or other counties
Assists participants in completing the appropriate forms regarding the transitional care phase of the program services
Works in cooperation with the other contract staff, parole staff, continuing care service providers, county probation, and the participant for the development of the Community Service Plan and Discharge Plan
Communicates with participants regarding the reality of their pre-release activities and plans, defining terminology and identifying community resources
May report participants for failing to attend assigned classes as an offense
Assesses participant’s needs and makes referrals to appropriate staff
Aids participants in planning and developing an individual post-release plan and encourages them to assume the responsibility for post-release behaviors and activities
Assist Supervisor
Maintains foods in sufficient quantities while minimizing over-production and waste

Continuing Care Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Continuing Care

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, CNA, PHN, IV, QA, CPA, CCM, AHA

Education for Continuing Care

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the continuing care job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Nursing, Education, Health, Healthcare, Health Care Administration, Graduate, Social Work, Business, Health Care, Nursing Program

Skills for Continuing Care

Desired skills for continuing care include:

Diagnostic codes
Managed care industry
Medicare regulations/requirements
Regulatory requirements and accreditation standards
Care for the chronically ill and frail elderly
Side effects and correct dosage
Administration
Drug actions
IV's and skills of accuchecks and obtaining specimens
Nursing and health care practices

Desired experience for continuing care includes:

Appropriate licensure or certification
Examples of preferred health profession credentials are RN, LCSW, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, or similar health specialty
Experience with underserved populations
Graduate of an academic institution accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and a Master's degree in Social Work
Demonstrated knowledge of case management, discharge planning, transfer coordination
Social Worker with experience in end of life (Hospice/Palliative Care), experience in working as part of a multidisciplinary team

Continuing Care Examples

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Continuing Care Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a continuing 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 continuing care
  • Ensures the dining service areas are properly set-up and maintained throughout the day
  • Provide information on services provided at Day Reporting Centers, Parolee Service Centers, outpatient and residential treatment programs, and any additional transitional services developed by CDCR or the Counties
  • Assist participants in completing the appropriate forms regarding the transitional care phase of the program services
  • Work in cooperation with the other contract staff, CDCR parole staff, the continuing care service providers, county probation, and the participant for the development of the Community Service Plan and Discharge Plan
  • Partner with Director and operational leadership to proactively address complex employee relations issues
  • Develops positive productive relationships with affiliate's management staff and employees they are responsible for and updates Director as needed
  • Keeps HR Director informed on developments, issues and trends in areas of responsibility
  • Conducts investigations to resolve employee concerns and/or complaints in conjunction with operational leadership
  • Provides on-site HR presence at assigned sites according to the needs of the affiliate and schedule determined by the Director
  • Assists employees with questions and educates them to the service centers and employee portals to resolve their questions
Qualifications for continuing care
  • Palliative/Hospice/Geriatric experience
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize knowledge, principles and practices of fiscal and program management/evaluation
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of case management services and home health or hospice treatment/delivery issues
  • Analytical and interpretive ability of data in daily operations
  • Knowledge of the Nurse Practice Act, TJC, DMHC, CMS, NCQA, HIPPA, ERISA, EMTALA & all other applicable federal/state/local laws & regulations
  • Demonstrated strong communication and customer service skills, problem-solving, critical thinking, & clinical judgment abilities
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Continuing Care Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a continuing 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 continuing care
  • Links the participant with the Day Reporting Center (DRC) Post Release Case Manager prior to release
  • Work in cooperation with the Post Release Case Manager, other contract staff, continuing care service providers, county probation, and the participant for the development of the Community Service Plan and Release Plan
  • Provide information on services provided at outpatient and residential treatment programs, and any additional transitional services developed by Clark County
  • Work in cooperation with the other contract staff, Clark County staff, the continuing care service providers, county probation, and the participant for the development of the Community Service Plan and Discharge Plan
  • Consults with management and provides HR guidance on all critical HR matters
  • Resolves complex employee relations issues and addresses employee complaints
  • Assists with planning and implementation of HR projects, programs, and initiatives
  • Demonstrates focus on the continuous improvement of services and processes
  • Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to manager (coaching, counseling and disciplinary action)
  • Consistently applies customer service orientation to resolution of employee problems and concerns
Qualifications for continuing care
  • Able to operate a computer to perform clinical documentation
  • Highly effective organizational and time management skills that meet patient and organization needs
  • Knowledge of Medicare, The Joint Commission, and State requirements and regulations for home care programs as evidenced by demonstration prior to hire
  • Ability to communicate effectively with, managers, patients, physicians, family members and the general public
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing major projects on time and within budget required
  • Proficient in computer applications including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel required
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Continuing Care Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a continuing 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 continuing care
  • Uses a broad array of recruitment activities to fill positions within specified timeframes to reduce vacancies
  • Applies an understanding of legal precedents, policies and practices to comply with all state, federal, and accrediting organizations' requirements
  • Communicates changes in HR policies and procedures to divisional SLT and supports compliance
  • Analyzes trends and metrics within HR service delivery areas to proactively address issues
  • Maintains a high level of confidentiality of information of the HR department
  • Plans and actively supports employee engagement and retention programs and activities
  • Clean all bathrooms including counters, mirrors, sinks, lavatories and fixtures in apartment and common areas
  • Vacuum carpeted areas and mop tile floors
  • Spot clean walls and windows
  • Dust furniture and empty trashcans
Qualifications for continuing care
  • Ability to work comfortably and effectively with senior management&physicians required
  • Bachelor’s degree as a certified counselor providing transitional services or an Associate’s degree and two (2) years of experience providing substance abuse treatment services to the offender population
  • Relevant teaching or counseling experience in a correctional setting preferred
  • Appropriate valid teaching certification if required by the client agency
  • Knowledge of regulatory issues for the Mid-Atlantic area is preferred
  • Ability to work comfortably and effectively in a hospital and managed care setting required
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a continuing care. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for continuing care
  • Honor any additional housekeeping request made by the residents during the allotted time
  • Assist with picking up trash four (4) times a week
  • Assist with activity room set-ups, will require movement of furniture
  • Perform any additional housekeeping tasks as necessary
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as Activities Staff with supervisory experience is required
  • Experience with leading groups of people with varying levels of physical and cognitive independence, preferably experience with seniors, is required
  • Certified or eligible for certification (AAC or CTRA - four year degree) preferred
  • Minimum 1 year of experience working as an Activities Assistant in a licensed health care facility
  • Experience working with seniors is preferred
  • Responsible for the clinical supervision of staff and the clinical oversight and clinical care of all substance abuse services provided on site
Qualifications for continuing care
  • Associates Degree and two (2) years of experience providing substance abuse treatment services to the offender population, or
  • Four (4) years of experience as a certified counselor providing transitional services
  • Relevant teaching and/or counseling experience in a correctional setting preferred
  • Familiarity with Medicare criteria for skilled care and Skilled Nursing Facility experience preferred
  • 2+ years nursing experience in assigned department's clinical area
  • Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software is required
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Continuing Care Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of continuing care. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for continuing care
  • Recruits subordinate staff to include interviewing, hiring, assigning work, training, coaching, and counseling to ensure consistent application of employee guidelines, processes, and procedures
  • Conducts performance review and holds employees accountable for performance of their positions
  • Maintains records of absences and vacation schedules for represented staff
  • Provides support for substance abuse program activities including providing activity reports, attendance and reviewing the files of subordinates to ensure the accurate and timely documentation, and creating an environment which supports that mission of an evidence-based program
  • Oversees substance abuse counseling activities by facilitating and co-facilitating didactic educational presentations, group counseling, and individual counseling sessions
  • Reviews and selects new instructional materials and programs for use in the substance abuse program with approval of the programs office
  • Provides continual opportunities to increase the knowledge and skills of the Substance Abuse Counselors
  • Provides reports and presentations on substance abuse
  • Develops and updates clinical policies and procedures, treatment manuals and training curriculum, as needed
  • Work collaboratively with the contractor and institution staff
Qualifications for continuing care
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively and clearly present information through the written word, to influence and/or persuade others and to actively listen is required
  • Demonstrated ability to write clearly, legibly and effectively
  • Basic knowledge of principles of supervision
  • Working knowledge of Medicare certification, Oregon and Washington licensure, and The Joint Commission accreditation applicable to Home Health and Hospice programs
  • Knowledge of nurse practice laws
  • Working knowledge of the delivery of nursing services in the home setting

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