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Transition Navigator Nurse or Social Worker - Hospice

Company name
Encompass Health

Location
Orem, UT, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Case Management, Counseling, Healthcare, Public Interest, Nursing

Posted on
Aug 31, 2021

Valid Through
Dec 14, 2021

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Overview
Are you in search of a new career opportunity where you are the connection? If so, now is the time to choose Encompass Health as your employer.
 
Encompass Health is seeking a Transition Navigator to join our wonderful team of Hospice Professionals. 
 
Hospice is a philosophy of care and our team of caring professionals are dedicated to providing physical, psychological, spiritual and emotional comfort to patients and their loved ones.   If this is your calling, I encourage you to apply!
 
Consistently ranked as Fortune\u2019s Best Place to Work for Health Care, Millennials, Diversity and Modern Heath Care, we maintain a workplace that is stable, ethical, and supportive to our employees so that meaningful, measurable differences can be made in the lives of our patients.  Ever-mindful of the need for employees to care for themselves and their families, Encompass Health offers benefits that encourage lifestyle choices that keep you healthy and happy. Subject to employee eligibility, some benefits, tools, and resources include:

Generous Paid Time Off plans for full-time employees
Career Advancement Opportunities
State-of-the-art resources and tools for secure, compliant, reliable and organized communication between patients and their care team 
Web-based education and online instruction to increase knowledge and competency.
Scholarship program for employees and their children
Matching 401(k) plan
Comprehensive insurance plans for medical, dental, and vision coverage
Electronic medical records & mobile devices for all clinicians
Mileage Reimbursement / Car Fleet program

Responsibilities
The Transition Navigator represents the Agency in activities involving professional contacts with patients/families, physicians, hospitals/facilities, senior living communities, professional associations, and similar health groups and institutions, to apprise them of the availability of the Agency\u2019s Hospice services.  The Transition Navigator integrates clinical guidelines, protocols and other metrics in development of transition plans that are patient-centered, promoting quality and efficiency in the delivery of care.
 
The Transition Navigator represents the Agency in external transitional care activities, strategic relationships with health systems, home health, hospitals and other inpatient facilities, physicians and physician groups, and executive level opportunities.  The Transition Navigator will serve as a public awareness representative for the Agency, and will be responsible for education relative to Hospice services provided by the Agency. The Transition Navigator will be responsible for monitoring execution of transitional care services through ongoing quality assurance visits with referral sources and other applicable entities.  The Transition Navigator will be responsible for meeting and/or exceeding goals as set by their Hospice Division Manager with approval from Senior Management.
Qualifications
Education, Skills & Experience (Essential)
 
Must be a graduate of an approved school of nursing or social work and licensed in the state in which he/she currently practices. Must demonstrate a strong understanding of customer & market dynamics & requirements, and most importantly, demonstrate a strong understanding of transitional care. Must have at least one-year experience in the Hospice industry. Knowledge of Home Health is preferred.
 
Competencies
 
Must have excellent communication skills; ability to interact well with a great diversity of individuals; ability to organize & execute programs; be able to prioritize multiple tasks & deadlines with minimal supervision. Must have a good understanding of the Federal, State, and local laws/regulatory guidelines governing the operation of a Hospice agency.
 
Additional Skills
 
Goal driven, motivation for growth, territory management, strong presentation skills, performance management, building relationships, emphasizing excellence and results driven. Should have ability to work with outside and inside clients and vendors, and ability to interact positively with all levels of personnel across all functions. Should be self-starter who requires minimal supervision. Should be able to utilize reports and trends to support efforts and to understand clinical status and progress as it pertains to patient care.
 
Other Requirements

Must possess a valid state driver\u2019s license and automobile liability insurance
Must be currently licensed in the State of employment if applicable
Automobile liability insurance as required by law
Dependable transportation kept in good working condition
Must be able to drive an automobile in a variety of weather conditions

Additional Information
Encompass Health \u2013 Home Health & Hospice is an equal opportunity employer. We work to promote differences in a collaborative and respectful manner. We are committed to a work environment that supports, encourages and motivates all individuals without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, citizenship, genetic information, or other protected characteristic. At Encompass Health, we aren\u2019t only a workplace, we are a community that truly \u2018sets the standard\u2019 by working and living in harmony with one another.

Company info

Encompass Health
Website : https://www.encompasshealth.com

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