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RN Central Intake Nurse Liaison - UNCHCS Continuting Care Intake

UNC Health Care
parental leave
United States, North Carolina, Durham
March 14, 2024
Job Description


Have you considered a Nursing career with UNC Health?

UNC Home Health has an exciting opportunity as a Home Health/Hospice Coordinator. Why UNC Health? UNC Health is a not-for-profit integrated health care system owned by the state of North Carolina. With nearly 40,000 diverse employees across the state, our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve -- from the mountains to the coast! Headquartered in Chapel Hill and affiliated with the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, UNC Health currently comprises of 14 hospitals, 20 hospital campuses, and more than 900 clinics statewide. UNC Health is committed to supporting teammates from recruitment to retirement.

Our UNC Health for Me framework includes ways that we welcome, engage, develop, care for, include, and value our teammates. Employment at UNC Health is so much more than just a job - we're focused on your health, your wealth, and your career. UNC Health Perks Include: * Annual pay increases * Organizational Incentive plan * Paid Parental Leave * Well-being Programs * Employee Assistance Program * PTO Donation *Teammate Discount Program.

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

This position is located on-site at UNC Medical Center. Full-time, day position. There are weekend rotations with other members of the UNC liaison team. Hours 8:00AM to 4:30 PM.

Provides patient care coordination for home health or hospice patients. Educates physicians and staff and facilitates continuity of care of patients from hospital to home or hospice. Participates on interdisciplinary team and collaborates with physicians and staff to establish and implement home care or hospice needs. Coordinates referrals from skilled nursing facilities or other locations.

Based at UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill, NC, the UNC Central Intake Nurse (R.N.) Liaison collaborates with acute care Case Managers and providers to support the transition of patients from the inpatient setting to Home Health, Hospice, Infusion or Palliative care post-acute environments and to provide education on post-acute care services and patient needs. Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings and rounds on assigned patient units to partner with physicians and hospital staff to establish and implement home care, hospice, infusion, or palliative care upon the patient's discharge from acute care. Works in conjunction with other Central Intake department staff to coordinate referrals from skilled nursing facilities or other locations.

1. Communicates all appropriate patient information and coordinates staff availability directly with the home health or hospice intake department. Communicates home health or hospice staffing availability to referral sources and staff.
2. Coordinates with the patient, patient's family, referring physician, clinical care management representative, and hospital staff to determine the appropriateness of all home care referrals.
3. Educates referral sources and other hospital staff in relation to home health or hospice services and regulatory requirements.
4. Gathers all the necessary demographic and medical information, as well as all requested treatment and services in order to develop a detailed and comprehensive home health or hospice care referral and plan. Identify the type of service which best serves the referral patient: General Inpatient Hospice or Home Hospice and communicate this to the referral source (Case Managers, Residents, or Physicians) and patient/family/care giver.

Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
* Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
* Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina.
Professional Experience Requirements:
* Two (2) years of home health, public health or other health related experience.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:

Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: UNC REX Healthcare

Organization Unit: UNCHCS Cont Care Intake

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Durham

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes

Hiring Range: $34.65 - $49.81 per hour. Pay offers are determined by experience and internal equity.

This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

UNC Health makes reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as applicants and employees with disabilities. All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please email if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.