The Intake Care Coordinator for the Vanderbilt Hospital at Home Department is responsible for facilitating the referral and authorization process to home care, including assuring that referral sources have access to information and assistance when referring a patient to home care, patient information is obtained and referral is accepted, and follow up as necessary. Actively collaborates with external and internal health care teams to meet patient care needs/outcomes and agency/system improvement objectives. Your Role:
The Intake Care Coordinator will be based out of the hospital and assist with identifying and evaluating potential patients for the Hospital at Home Program. You will collaborate with physicians/case managers/SWs to assess if a patient meets the inclusion criteria for the program. If patient is admitted to the Hospital at Home program, you will initiate the plan of care and contact the appropriate departments to arrange for care in the home.
28 hour week
Day Shift; 8am to 4:30pm
Expect some weekend hours
Hospital at Home Department
The newly developed Vanderbilt Hospital at Home department focuses on providing hospital acute care in the home environment. Patients will be evaluated in the hospital setting and admitted to services, but deemed appropriate to be cared for in the home.
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