At Compassus, our mission is to provide hospice care to terminally ill patients and their families with Compassion, Integrity, and Excellence. The Colleagues of Compassus are committed to keeping The Hospice Promise by delivering the highest quality of care, serving the needs of patients and families and spreading the stories of hospice to those whom they come into contact. Our goal is to provide the greatest possible comfort and care for those who experience one of life’s most intimate and challenging moments.Compassus also provides palliative care to improve quality of life for patients and families who may also be seeking aggressive treatment for their serious illness. Compassus palliative care services can offer relief from symptoms and pain and a care plan based on your values and needs.
The Team Coordinator – Home Health is responsible for modeling the 3 Company values of Compassion, Integrity, and Excellence, and for promoting the Compassus philosophy, using the 6 Pillars of success as the foundation. S/he is responsible for upholding the Code of Ethical Conduct and for promoting positive working relationships within the Program, between the Program and other Company departments, and between the Program and all external stakeholders. The Team Coordinator – Home Health has responsibility for the patient chart, including establishing the chart at admission and the ongoing maintenance of documentation until the patient is discharged and the chart is closed in accordance with Medicare/Medicaid rules and regulations. The Team Coordinator – Home Health will facilitate the flow of patient information to all members of the IDT in a timely manner. S/he is responsible for applying the rules and regulations of state and federal regulatory agencies and other certified agencies.
Performs clerical tasks as follows:
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree with two to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Effective communications with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare personnel. Experienced in answering telephones and responding to patients or families. High integrity, including maintenance of confidential information such as patient records.
Certifications, Licenses and Registrations
Other Skills and Abilities
Ability to work a flexible schedule, to include some evenings and weekends. Reliable transportation.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a colleague to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the colleague is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The colleague is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The colleague is occasionally required to stand. The colleague must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a colleague encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.